​Celebrate Freedom

This event will be held on July 3rd, at 5pm in Chesapeake City Park in Chesapeake.

The U.S. Army TRADOC Command Band from Fort Monroe providing patriotic sounds for the event. Pyrotechnico will be responsible for fireworks for the night. For children there will be face painting, a 3 year and under play area, inflatables, lawn games, and more. Chesapeake Arts Alive and Fine Arts Commission wiwll be hosting an auction and raffle offering scholarships, gift baskets, unique items and more. Food trucks will be all around for concessions and it is recomendded you bring your own blanket or chair.

Celebrate Freedom

The Schedule of events are the following:
Event Parking Open – 5:00 pm

* Family Entertainment/Children’s Activities/Concessions – 5:00 pm

* Astro DJ Dance Party/Local Entertainment/Interactive Demos – 5:00 pm

* Presenting of the Colors – National Anthem – 7:50 pm

* TRADOC Concert – 8:00 pm

* Followed by Fireworks at approximately – 9:15 pm


Movies & More Series -“Home”


Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism is hosting “Movies & More” Series at Chesapeake City Park 6/18. The movie begins at 8pm, but you can show up after 6pm and dance to family friendly music. There will be an information tent set up where you can sign up to win prizes. Some more events include:

Star Gazing

Large Inflatables for kids to bounce on in the “Waddler and Toddler” area

Face Painting

Lawn Games

Kids Craft Tent

Food Vendors

All activities are free. Concessions will be available for purchase and Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism asks if you bring your own blankets and lawn chairs. If you’re in Chesapeake tomorrow, go check it out! Your kids will love it!


Chesapeake KayaXpedition

Ever gone kayaking, canoeing, or stand-up paddle-boarding? Chesapeake is hosting its annual KayaXpedition between June 10-12. The festival will take place in Oak Grove Park, Great Bridge Lock Park, and Northwest River Park. More information for the KayaXpedition can be found here.