Park Authority

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12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

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Stars, Stripes and Everything Nice at Lake Fairfax Park

Lake Fairfax FireworksJoin the Fairfax County Park Authority at Lake Fairfax Park for our annual Independence Day celebration – this year on June 29! The event begins at noon, allowing viewers the opportunity to find the perfect spot in the park to enjoy the daylong activities. Both bicyclists and pedestrians are free. Parking fees are $15 per vehicle if purchased before the event or $20 per vehicle at the gate.

Register below today and save $5 on parking. Parking charges will be in effect beginning at 10 a.m. on June 29. The park will close to any new arrivals at approximately 8:45 p.m.

Register for Lake Fairfax fireworks

Once inside the park, enjoy food trucks, live performances and the Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole water park, where guests can embrace one of the county’s most exhilarating water attractions filled with slides, sprays and interactive structures. Tickets for the Water Mine are sold separately, and the attraction will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about the Water Mine or to purchase tickets, visit the Water Mine website.

Food trucks will open for business from noon until 9 p.m. All picnic areas will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis, and visitors are encouraged to arrive no later than 8 p.m. to find a good place to sit and enjoy the show. The fireworks show will begin shortly after 9 p.m., capping off the holiday festivities in true patriotic fashion.

Lake Fairfax Park is located at 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, in Reston. For additional information, visit the Lake Fairfax Park website or call 703-471-5415. You may also contact the Public Information Office at

The Fourth of July fireworks show is sponsored by the Fairfax County Park Foundation. The Fairfax County Park Foundation, a 501(c)(3), supports the Fairfax County Park Authority by raising private funds, obtaining grants, and creating partnerships that supplement tax dollars to meet our community’s needs for park land, facilities, and services. Visit the Fairfax County Park Foundation website for more information or call 703-324-8582.

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