All events taking place on July 4th, unless otherwise noted.
Annual Spirit of America Festival
Decatur, AL — Mallard Park
National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds includes a car show, watermelon-eating contest, and Reptile Show
1 – 9 p.m.
Shoals Spirit of Freedom
USS Alabama National Fireworks Show
July 4th on the Tennessee River
Goose Pond Colony
July Fourth Extravaganza
11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fireworks display over Pensacola Bay synchronized with music broadcast on Cat Country 98.7 FM
St. Augustine, FL
Fireworks Over the Matanzas
concert by All Star Orchestra at 6 p.m.
Fireworks above Castillos de San Marcos Fort beginning at 9:30 p.m.
Centennial Olympic Park
live music beginning at 4:30 p.m.
fireworks can be viewed nearby in the Buckhead District and Lenox Square
RiverBlast at the Riverwalk
car show, food, games, entertainment begin at 4 p.m.
fireworks over Savannah River beginning at dark
Great American Weekend
Arts & Crafts, ice-cream eating contest, scavenger hunt of the historic district
Fireworks on River Street
Stone Mountain Park, Georgia
Fantastic Fourth Celebration
Kicks off on July 3rd with adventure ropes course, visit the Antebellum Plantation and Farmyard, and end the evening with the nightly laser show and fireworks.
Park opens at 10 a.m.
Waterfront Independence Festival
musicians, kids area, and fireworks display
10 p.m. over the Ohio River
Baton Rouge, LA
Star Spangled Celebration
begins at noon at the Riverfront between the USS Kidd and Red Stick Plaza
tours of the USS Kidd all day
live music begins at 3 p.m.
fireworks show over the Mississippi River viewed from the ship deck
Red, White & Boom Concert
performed by Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
Park International downtown
Celebration on the Cane
entertainment and fireworks over Cane River Lake
New Orleans, LA
Go 4th on July 4 Festival
entertainment and dueling barges fireworks display can be viewed from the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Riverboat serving bread pudding, watermelon, BBQ chicken and brisket
boards at 8 p.m.
Fourth of July Fireworks in Small Craft Harbour
fireworks shot from Deer Island
7 – 9 p.m.
Gulf Port, MS
Independence Day Fireworks Display
Harbor at 8:45 p.m.
Ocean Springs, MS
fireworks begin at 8:30 p.m.
Family Fireworks and Music Entertainment
Beach Park — 7 p.m.
University of Mississippi campus — The Grove
children’s activities and music from 3 – 8 p.m.
followed by fireworks at the Oxford University Baseball Stadium
(Annual Fourth of July parade on July 3rd at 10 a.m., followed by a street dance in the Square from 7 – 9 p.m.)
Blast at Patriots Point
festival features music and a children’s playland
fireworks from flightdeck of USS Yorktown begin at 9:15 p.m.
Nation’s First Independence Day Parade of the Year
midnight on July 4th
tribute to military, floats, balloons, marching bands, equestrian entries
Activities include concerts by the 129th Army Band, Boyertown Alumni Marching Unit, Nashville Strings
Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta unmanned flaotable race
Red, Hot, and Blues Celebration
Memphis musicians take the stage at W.C. Handy park starting at 6 p.m.
fireworks at 10 p.m.
Corpus Christi, TX
Big Bang Celebration
Stars & Stripes Parade
live music at McGee Beach
fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.
Where are you watching the fireworks this Independence Day?