Independence Day Celebration in Waterford

Join Us on July 3rd and 4th View Flyer

We need volunteers.
Please signup on our Volunteer page

Please take Covid Precautions

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Picnic at the Tanyard by the Bond Street Barn (6-8 p.m.)

(Main and Luckett Streets) See map
Bring your picnic and family to the tanyard. Spread your blanket and enjoy the music which will be provided by 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

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.)

9 p.m. - 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

Because of Covid, there will be no July 4th events


Village Roads are closed to non-parade vehicles from 10am to Noon

Parade down Second and Main Streets (See map)

  • 10 a.m. - Parade Registration, Factory Street
  • 11 a.m. - Parade (For all decorated bicycles, moving vehicles, and marchers down Factory to the Bond Street Tanyard)

Hot Dogs, Music, Remarks at the Bond Street Tanyard

  • 11:45 - Songs, remarks, and refreshments (Hot Dogs, Lemonade, Watermelon)
  • 12 p.m. - Live music
  • Cake walk for kids. Bring a cake.
  • Greystone Pool on Clarkes Gap Road is open for non-members ($5 fee)

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