Long Bridge Park 4th of July Festival 2017: Arlington VA

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A family-friendly 4th of July festival will be held at Long Bridge Park in Arlington, Virginia. The event features live music, arts and crafts, food, games and kids activities, and amazing views of Washington, DC's fireworks display.  Steve Lauri, from The Hollies will headline the musical entertainment.

Long Bridge Park is a public green space with outdoor recreation facilities including turf athletic fields, a network of walkways, an overlook at the north end of the park with views of capital monuments, Wave Arbor, and a three-quarter acre rain garden.

Located north of Crystal City adjacent to I-395, the park is conveniently linked with nearby urban corridors and the Potomac River.

Schedule of Events

  • Family-Friendly Games and Activities – 5-8 p.m.
  • Food Trucks - 5-10 p.m.
  • Drop-in Lawn Games: Cornhole, Bocce, Ladder Golf, Duck Pin Bowling, Hoops - 5-8:30 p.m.
  • Moon Bounces (weather permitting), Face Painting and Balloon Art – 5-8:30 p.m.
  • Live Music - 5-9 p.m.
  • National Mall Fireworks: 9:15 p.m.

Location, Transportation and Parking
Long Bridge Park is located at 475 Long Bridge Drive (Crystal City) Arlington, Virginia. There will be no on-site parking. Complimentary shuttles will run from the Crystal City Metro at Bus Bays C & D located on Bell Street and the Pentagon City Metro at ART Bus Stop 74 & 84 located on 12th Street. See a map and driving directions. 

Parking to access the Pentagon City Metro shuttle pick-up location is available at The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City (1100 S. Hayes Street), with parking garage entrances located at Army Navy Drive and 15th Street.

FREE parking near the Crystal City Metro shuttle pick-up location is available at the Shops at Crystal City parking garage (1600 Crystal Drive), with garage entrances on Crystal Drive, 18th and 15th Streets.

Read more about the Fireworks on the National Mall