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An innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in the unique historic setting of the former DC prison.

Fireworks at the Workhouse

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 9:00pm
Campus Wide

The Workhouse Arts Center will present a concert and patriotic fireworks show on Saturday, July 6 at 9pm! Bring your family, friends, blankets and lawn chairs and come watch as the colors light up the sky!

Come early to tour the open studios and galleries until 6pm, see 360 Degrees of Post-Traumatic Stress a military art exhibition in the Vulcan Gallery which will remain open until 8:30pm, enjoy two free summer outdoor concerts in the Rizer Pavilion: the Mount Vernon Nights Concert Series featuring Bluegrass band Frank Solivan and the Dirty Kitchen at 7pm and the City of Fairfax Band Swing Ensemble at 8pm, and last but not least, enjoy the Fireworks display at 9pm(dusk)!

You can also purchase food and snacks from the vendors that will be onsite: Uncle Fred's Smoke Shack, Kettle Corn Guy and Paradise Ice Cream. There will also be a variety of festival merchandise such as glow sticks for sale from vendors onsite. 

Thank you to our sponsors!




*Rain date for the Fireworks display: July 13. 

Ticket Required: