With several special events along with our usual popular attractions, you and your whole family can spend Independence Day at Fort Monroe. During the day, you can visit the beaches and Engineer Wharf Fishing Pier. City of Hampton lifeguards will be on duty from 10 am – 6 pm. Then stop by the Casemate Museum to explore the military history of Fort Monroe and gather your Fort Monroe National Monument Junior Ranger program information and Passport stamps. A new event this year, Military Appreciation Day hosted by the Freedom Support Center at Fort Monroe is a free event is open to active duty service members, veterans and their families. That evening, join us for the Music by the Bay Summer Concert at Continental Park. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. Boy Scout Troop 31 will be selling hot dogs, chips, and cold drinks and listen to the US Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble. The evening will end with a Fireworks display, launching from the area adjacent to Batteries Irwin and Parrot.
Last Updated: 9/19/2013 2:22 PM