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Posted on: June 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Celebrate Independence Day with Loudoun County Parks, Recreation & Community Services

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Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) will host four events in honor of Independence Day beginning Friday, June 30, 2023.   

  • The Sterling Community Center hosts its annual Star-Spangled Sterling Friday, June 30, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Sterling Middle School. Enjoy various games, including balloon water toss and potato sack races, live entertainment, balloon twisting, and food for purchase. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sterling Middle School is located at 201 W. Holly Avenue in Sterling. The event is free. 
  • The Independence Day Celebration at Lovettsville Community Center and Lovettsville Community Park kicks off on Monday, July 3, 2023, with a hometown parade sponsored by the Lovettsville Community Center Advisory Board and a Pool Bash for the entire family. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Town of Lovettsville. The parade will begin at the Lovettsville Community Park and travel down Broad Way turning onto S. Loudoun Street and ending at the Lovettsville Elementary School.  The pool party at the Lovettsville Community Pool begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission to the Pool Bash is $5 per person. The festivities continue at the Lovettsville Community Park with food for purchase and free fireworks show at approximately 9:30 p.m.  
  • On Tuesday, July 4, 2023, Claude Moore Park hosts its annual Claude Moore Park 4th Fest featuring live music, crafts, nature exhibits, historic tourscarnival games, and moreThe Claude Moore Park 4th Fest is being held from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is free, and food will be available for purchase. Attendees should use the Loudoun Park Lane entrance to the park. Claude Moore Park is located at 21544 Old Vestals Gap Road in Sterling.   
  • The July 4th at Franklin Park celebration will be held Tuesday, July 4, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Enjoy outdoor games, large inflatables, face painting, henna and glitter tattoos, balloon twisting, food for purchase, and music with DJ Bifocals before the fireworks. The fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. and will be accompanied by live music from Loudoun Symphonic Winds. The event is free. The Franklin Park Pool will have holiday hours from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; normal pool fees will apply. Franklin Park is located at 17501 Franklin Park Drive in Purcellville. 

Event details and rain dates can be found at Alcoholic beverages and personal fireworks, including sparklers, are not permitted at any PRCS events.   

In the case of severe weather, a cancellation notice will be posted on the Loudoun County website at and PRCS social media accounts.  

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