Independence Day Concert and Celebration
- Dates: July 4, 2018
- Location: James Monroe's Highland
- Address: 2050 James Monroe Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902
- Phone: (434) 293-8000
- Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
- Price: Free grounds access
- Website: Click to Visit 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.
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