On Thursday, July 4, 2013, visit Long Bridge Park from 3-10:00pm for family-friendly fun, including:
Arts and Crafts Market
From 3-8pm, browse an amazing selection of goods from local vendors. Located on the Esplanade overlooking Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary, guests can enjoy the beautiful view while shopping! Interested vendors can download the application (PDF). Consideration for space assignment will be given to vendors that have previously participated in the July 4th Celebration @ Long Bridge Park without incident, vendors that offer unique products at affordable prices and to sponsors of the July 4th Celebration @ Long Bridge Park. Vendors are accepted on a first received, priority basis. A maximum of three (3) vendors will be accepted in each category (i.e. jewelry, clothing). July 4th event management reserves the right to reject any application for any reason.
From 3-9:30pm, local food vendors will be set up in the parking lot, serving up a variety of great eats. Interested vendors can download the application (PDF).
Please note that there will be no on-site parking during the event. Complimentary shuttles will run continuously from 2:30-10:30pm 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.
Nearby parking to access the Pentagon City Metro shuttle pick-up location can be utilized at The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City (1100 S. Hayes Street), with parking garage entrances located at Army Navy Drive and 15th Street. Parking rates for the garage are:
0-2 hours: $2
FREE parking near the Crystal City Metro shuttle pick-up location can be utilized at the Shops at Crystal City parking garage (1600 Crystal Drive), with garage entrances on Crystal Drive, 18th Street and 15th Street.
Free Drop-in Games Provided by Arlington Athletic and Social League
From 3-8pm, attendees can enjoy a variety of drop-in lawn games, including:
Free Drop-In Kickball Games
From 3-8pm, join Kickball 365 for drop-in kickball games on Field #1. Kickball365 enables people to make friends and have fun through local kickball leagues and one of a kind tournament vacation experiences.
For additional event information, please email email@example.com or call (703) 228-3329.
It is advised that event attendees leave pets at home during fireworks displays. Animals can be seriously spooked by the noise at celebrations with fireworks. Read tips from the Humane Society of the United States about keeping your pet calm and safe during the Fourth of July weekend.
Download the July4th Flyer (PDF)