Fireworks, music celebrate Fourth of July

Published 6:10 pm Tuesday, June 27, 2023

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City of Suffolk Parks and Recreation Department hosts its annual concert and fireworks show Tuesday, July 4, at Constant’s Wharf Park and Marina, 110 E. Constance Rd.

Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. as Rocky 7 takes the stage from 6 to 9 p.m.

The fireworks light up the sky over the Nansemond River at 9 p.m. Admission is free for all ages. 

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Several food trucks and merchandise vendors will be on-site and available for purchase, including beer for those 21-years and older (IDs are required). Those attending are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket for seating. A children’s area featuring bounce houses and crafts will be available, along with other outdoor games. 

City officials note that there is no on-site parking for this event. Shuttle stops will be available at First Baptist Church, 237 N. Main St., and the Godwin Courthouse Building, 150 N. Main St. Shuttles run from 5:15 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and again once the fireworks are complete. 

For more information, contact Suffolk Parks and Recreation at 757-514-7256 or