26th Annual Blacksburg Fourth of July Celebration

The parade, themed “Preserving Our Heritage,” will begin at 2 p.m. and will start at Eheart Street at the former location of the Blacksburg Middle School in downtown and will end at the Virginia Tech’s Alumni Mall along Main Street. Following the parade, the Mount Tabor Ruritan Club will host a free showing of “Field of Dreams” at The Lyric Theatre starting at 4 p.m. There will be music at the Blacksburg Municipal Park beginning at 6 p.m. Featured bands include The Blacksburg Community Band, Blacksburg Community Strings and Celebration Chorus and The Meter’s Running featuring Big Dog Brass. Fireworks begin around 9:30 p.m.

When: Events begin at 2 p.m.

Where: Downtown Blacksburg and Blacksburg Municipal Park, 920 Turner St., Blacksburg

Cost: Free