Parade and Fireworks Specific Details

Cape Story’s 51st Annual 4th of July Parade/Brunch & Fireworks!!!

Saturday July 5th

Parade 10am – Noon @ Cape Story Neighborhood & Park  – PARADE THEME – “Under the Sea”

Fireworks – 9:20pm @ Cape Story Beach

 

Parade

This year’s parade and brunch will take place from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (noon) on Saturday July 5th.  The parade route will start on Beech at the bike path, proceed down Beech to Poinciana, follow Poinciana to Bayberry, turn left on Bayberry and end in the neighborhood park. All bike riders, floats and marchers need to line up for the parade between 9:30am – 9:45am.  Please be careful spilling out onto Shore Drive.  If you have to, line your float up in Food Lion’s parking lot and we will work you into the parade as it starts moving. 

As in past years, trophies will be given for Most Original, Most Patriotic and Best Theme.  The parade will be followed by a brunch in the park. There will also be biscuits, doughnuts, fruit and patriotic tunes. 

As she has done in years past, an ice cream truck will also be provided courtesy of LYNN HUME, RE/MAX Allegiance. 

Volunteers are needed for the 4th of July brunch

  • Brunch set-up, Brunch Clean-up, Brunch servers – Please Arrive at the park at 9:30am to help.

 

 

Fireworks on the Bay

Similar to last year, the fireworks show will be presented by the local Virginia Beach company, VA Pyro.  The display will consist of 625 shells and will be launched around 9:20 pm on Saturday July 5th from the beach at First Landing State park.  

Please remember – Storage, handling and use of fireworks without a permit from the Fire Marshal’s Office is a violation of City ordinance 12-43.2 and is a Class 1 Misdemeanor. Class 1 Misdemeanors are punishable by up to a $2500 fine and/or 12 months in jail.   

 

 

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