RADFORD – Jimmy Fortune will once again headline The Radford July 4th Spirit of America Celebration, set for Thursday July 4 in Radford’s riverside Bisset Park.
“We will have food and craft vendors, free children’s games and inflatables, as well as a great line-up of music, and the best fireworks around,” state organizers of the annual event. “Come on out and join in the fun as we celebrate July 4th; hope to see you there!”
The annual Spirit of America festival is a free event organized and primarily sponsored by the Radford Parks and Recreation Department. Shuttle buses will run 1:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Emcee for the day is Derrick Davis from Classic Country 98.1FM.
The schedule of events is as follows:
1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. – Faithful Praise
1:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.- free inflatables and children’s games
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.- Gate 10 Band
4 p.m. – 5 p.m. – The Castaways
5 p.m.- 5:15 p.m.:
Opening remarks by Mayor David Horton
Patriotic readings by Dr. Richard Harshberger
National Anthem by RPD Lt. Andy Wilburn
5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. – K-9 Exhibition by the Radford Police Department
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Brooke and Darin Aldridge
7:15p.m. – 8:45 p.m. – Jimmy Fortune sponsored by WBRF Classic Country 98.1FM
9:30 p.m. – Fireworks sponsored by Third Security