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Independence Day Celebration

July 4 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm


July 4
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Red Hill
1250 Red Hill Rd
Brookneal, VA 24528 United States
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Would you like to experience Independence Day at the final home of Virginia’s first governor? Come spend this July 4th at the “garden spot of the world,” Patrick Henry’s Red Hill!

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to comfortably choose your spot on the lawn. Before enjoying a fantastic fireworks display, grab a bite to eat from one of our many on-site food vendors (Doc’s Kitchen, Chick ‘N Spudz, Downtown Cairo, Bistro Bros. BBQ, The Clark Boys, Pop’s Good Humor, and Dungeon Brew Coffee), enjoy face painting for the kids, hear incredible live music from The Brown Brothers, and tour Patrick Henry’s home and museum.

Tickets are $10/vehicle and can be purchased at the gate upon arrival. An optional add-on ticket for the VIP Event is available while supplies last for $10/person at the Information Tent


4:00 pm: Festivities begin. Grounds open, tours of the historic buildings, food available for purchase from vendors, face-painting, live music, kid’s games, museum, and gift shop.

4:00, 5:00 & 7:00 pm: Tours of Quarter Place by the Director of Historic Preservation & Collections.

8:00 pm: Patrick Henry’s fifth great-grandson, Patrick Henry Jolly, performs “Give me liberty or give me death!” and reads the Declaration of Independence.

9:00 pm: Gate closes. *No entry after this time.*

9:15 pm: Fireworks display begins.

9:30 pm: Festivities end.

Prohibited Items

Please do NOT bring alcohol, personal fireworks (including sparklers), grills, or pets. Solicitation is strictly prohibited. Vested service animals are welcome.