July 4th Star Spangled Beach Weekend

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Fireworks, Food, Family, & Fun!
Friday, July 3 – Sunday, July 5, 2020

It’s an all-out, all-American celebration! At Callaway Resort & Gardens, the weekend festivities begin early and last well into the night. Enjoy outdoor adventures, beach and watersports, contests, live music, delicious food and drink specials, circus performances, or just take it all in and relax on the shore. End each evening with a bang and experience our spectacular Annual Fireworks Extravaganza and make it a weekend to remember.

Highlights include:

Live Music


Circus Performances & Entertainment


Food & Drink Specials


Sandcastle Demonstration


Beach Activities 


Fireworks Extravaganza


Did you know? Your Admission ticket gains you access to the beach & entire gardens all-day long! 

Beach Activities Include:

Aqua Island*, Paddle Boats*, Flying Trapeze*, Spider Jump*, Miniature Golf*, Table Tennis*, Shuffleboard, Giant Chess, Roadster Pedal Karts*, Playground, Basketball


Gardens Activities Include:

Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, Virginia Hand Callaway Discovery Center, Birds of Prey Shows, 10+ paved miles of bike paths, bike rentals*, TreeTop Adventure*zip lining course, and so much more!




Special Events Admission applies for Day Guests on July 3-5, 2020. Additional fees on select activities for all guests. 
Upon admission to Callaway Resort & Gardens, you will be provided with a special event wristband.
A limited number of grills are available on the West Beach picnic area near the Ski pavilion. We recommend arriving early, as these grill spots are first-come-first-serve. We do not provide grills. 
Personal fireworks are not permitted onsite. 
Photography is welcomed and encouraged, but drones are not permitted.
No pets except for service animals.
Please do not bring personal alcoholic beverages into Callaway Resort & Gardens.

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