Town of Blacksburg Fourth of July Celebration schedule: A parade, a movie, music, then fireworks

Join the Town of Blacksburg and Mt. Tabor Ruritan Club on July 4 for a day of free, family-friendly activities, said the town in an announcement of the holiday schedule of events.

2 p.m.: Parade in Downtown Blacksburg followed by a free movie “Over the Hedge” at The Lyric Theatre, all sponsored by Mt. Tabor Ruritan Club. The parade will begin at Eheart Street and South Main Street and continue to Alumni Mall.

Then come to Municipal Park (across Patrick Henry from the Old Blacksburg Middle School) for music and fireworks.

6 p.m.: The Blacksburg Community Band

7:15 pm: The Meter’s Running

9:30 pm: Fireworks

Town of Blacksburg administrative schedule

The following town offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Thursday, July 4:

Town administrative offices

Blacksburg Aquatic Center

Blacksburg Community Center

Blacksburg Transit – There will be no Blacksburg Transit bus service on July 4. However, BT will operate a shuttle to the fireworks. For more information, visit

There will be no refuse/recycling Northeast Quadrant. Makeup service will be Saturday, July 6. Please have all refuse and recycling at the curb by 7 a.m.

Town administrative offices will also be closed on Friday, July 5.

—-Staff report

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