Side Menu
Timed Tickets at Virginia Living Museum ZooDonate to the Virginia Living Museum Calendar


Spirit of America – July 4th

Celebrate Independence Day at the VLM

Get into the Spirit of America with a laser show in the Abbitt Planetarium

Newport News, VA (June 24, 2019) –Beat the heat and take in an amazing 4th of July laser show in the Virginia Living Museum’s air conditioned Abbitt Planetarium Theatre. The Spirit of America laser show is a spectacular laser experience that mixes great patriotic music with America-inspired rock & roll and songs that have defined American music. From the comfort of a reclining armchair you can rock on to great artists like John Forgerty, Garth Brooks, Lee Greenwood, and so many more.

The first laser show starts at 5:00pm with shows running every hour until 10:00pm. The playlist includes music from:

God Bless America by Celine Dion

Hoedown by Aaron Copeland

Centerfield by John Fogerty

Fifties Medley by Various Artists

The Star Spangled Banner by KISS

Servicemen on Parade by Aaron Copeland

Standing Outside the Fire by Garth Brooks

Pink Houses by John Cougar Mellencamp

Only in America by Brooks & Dunn

State Medley by Various Artists

God Bless the USA by Lee Greenwood

Tickets for July 4 evening laser shows can be purchased online at:

For complete information on all planetarium shows:  .

The museum is located at 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, I64, exit 258A. Admission is $20 adults and $15 children (ages 3-12). Children ages 2 and under are free. For more information call 757-595-1900 or visit the web site at


No Comment

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.