Last Year's
Independence Day Celebrations in Waterford (Flyer)

JULY 3rdUncle Sam at the Waterford Virginai 4th of July celebration

Picnic at the Tanyard by the Bond Street Barn (4-8:15)

(Main and Luckett Streets) See map
Bring your picnic and family to the Tanyard. Spread your blanket and enjoy the music.

Music: 4:30-5:30 Quentin Walston Trio. 6-8:15 The 7th Son of WV.

Pot Luck Dinner

  • 6 - 8 p.m. at the Bond Street Tanyard (See map)
    (In case of rain this event will move to the Old School)

    Alphabet Pot Luck
    Bring a dish. If your last names begins with:
    A - I =Salad,  J - Q = Dessert,  R - Z = Main Dish
    Bring enough for 8 -10 people, also bring your own drinks or bottled water and lawn chairs or blankets. Remember to mark your plate and bring a serving spoon for your dish.

    Annual Pie Baking Contest — Bring a pie to be judged. View Flyer

Pie Baking Contest. Judging 5:30-6

Bake your favorite pie and drop it off at 4:30 at the contest table. Label the bottom of your pie plate with your name, phone number, and kind of pie. No custard or whipped cream pies.

Fireworks at the Water Street Meadow (Starting between 9:15 and 9:30)

(Water and High Streets) See map
(We still must raise money to purchase the fireworks. Donate Now.)

At the Water Street Meadow. Parking at the Old School and Waterford Elementary School. NO PARKING on the meadow (except for those with a handicapped permit). (See map)No sparklers or other fireworks allowed.

JULY 4th

Factory, Second, and lower Main Streets are closed to non-parade vehicles from 10 to Noon

Parade down Second and Main Streets (See map)

  • 10:00 - Parade Registration and lineup, Factory Street
  • 11:00 - Parade goes down Factory to the Bond Street Tanyard. Arrives about 11:45
    What's allowed: Walking, Bicycles (Park bikes at the designate stand at the Tanyard), Tamed animals (Dogs, etc. on leashes), Riding ponies and horses, Non-motorized scooters, Golf carts with adult driver, Antique cars/Tractors driven by licensed drivers.)

Hot Dogs, Music, and the Cake Walk at the Bond Street Tanyard (11-1)

  • 11:45 - Songs, remarks, and refreshments (Hot Dogs, Lemonade, Watermelon)
  • Noon. - Live music
  • Cake walk for kids. We need homemade or store-bought cakes or cupcakes.
    Bring your items to the Cake Walk table between 9:30-10:45. Label your cake plate with your name and number if you need it back. No custard or whipped cream pies.

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