Adventures in the New River Valley: Spirit of America Independence Day Celebration

1000 Smithfield Plantation Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Visit Smithfield and help us ring in Independence Day by spending the day at a house that saw the beginning of a new nation!

Enjoy house tours, shop in our Museum Store, observe artillery displays by Giles Artillery and blacksmith demonstrations in our onsite forge. At 6:30pm, gather for an Independence Day Ceremony featuring traditional excerpts from the Declaration of Independence and Frederick Douglass, followed by a rousing cannon fire salute. Cool off with flavored shaved ice from Aloha Eddie, and enjoy a patriotic concert by The Blacksburg Brass Ensemble, immediately following the Independence Day Ceremony.

Tickets can be purchased on site at the time of the event. $7.00/person grants site admission. Kids 5yrs and under are free.

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