Independence Day Concert and Celebration

On July 4th, Highland will host the Heifetz International Music Institute for a free concert from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and free grounds access throughout the day. A classically inspired ensemble from Heifetz will bring a uniquely innovative and expressive concert that will appeal to all ages. Visitors can enjoy family games and activities from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Access to grounds is free all day on Independence Day.

Fourth of July picnics are welcome at our fifth president's home. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own or select from the Highland Fare options at the Museum Shop, including sandwiches, salads, snacks, and soft drinks.

  • 2050 James Monroe Parkway
  • Charlottesville, VA 22902

Region: Monticello Area

Highland, the home of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, is adjacent to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. Purchased by Monroe in 1793, the plantation was home to the Monroe family for nearly 25 years. Acquired by the College of William and Mary (Monroe’s alma mater) in 1974, Highland offers tours each... more