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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, enjoy face painting for the kids, and tour Patrick Henry’s home and museum.


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, 6:00 & 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.

General Admission Tickets

$10/car and can be purchased here or at the gate.

VIP Tickets

Watch the fireworks in premier seating at the Eugene B. Casey Education & Event Center. Enjoy free refreshments and access to air conditioning. $10/person (must be purchased in advance).
Prohibited Items

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