The sixth annual Rockin’ Independence Eve will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Tuesday in Old Town Winchester.

This free event will feature live music by Souled Out and Tom Fiammetta at the Taylor Pavilion, family activities, a wine and beer garden, a Snow White Grill burger-eating contest and street performers on the Loudoun Street Mall.

The highlight of the celebration will be a 9:15 p.m. fireworks display best viewed from North Kent Street between Boscawen and Piccadilly streets.

Parking for Rockin’ Independence Eve will be available at all four downtown autoparks for $5. Viewing the fireworks from the garage rooftops is prohibited, and the roof levels will be closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic during the display. For more information, visit

On Wednesday, in recognition of Independence Day, all Winchester administrative offices, the Old Town Welcome Center, the War Memorial Building and the Winchester-Frederick County Joint Judicial Center will be closed.

The outdoor pool in Jim Barnett Park will be open from noon to 6:45 p.m. and the Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center on South Pleasant Valley Road will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The WinTran public transportation system will not operate on July 4, and yard waste collection for the day is canceled.

For more information about July 4th schedule changes in the city, visit