Let freedom ring as North Alabama celebrates
July 4th with fun, family and of course FIREWORKS!!
Independence Day Celebration at Ditto Landing
Gates Open – 5pm
Showtime – 6pm
Fireworks – 9 pm
Date: June 29 (yes it’s early), 6-10pm
293 Ditto Landing Rd
Huntsville, AL 35803
Star Spangled Fireworks in Fort Payne
Several star-spangled events offering a variety of wholesome family fun are on tap atop Lookout Mountain in celebration of Independence Day. The star-studded celebrations begin Tuesday, July 2nd and include free hot dogs, an ice cream social, parades, a festival centered on potatoes and spectacular fireworks displays.
The Independence Day celebrations get underway July 2nd when the City of Fort Payne invites everyone to a star-spangled celebration with free hot dogs, soft drinks, American flags, live entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks display. The event takes place at the Fort Payne Sports Complex and begins at dusk.
Date: Tuesday, July 2, at dusk
Fort Payne Sports Complex
101 45th St NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
4th of July Concert & Fireworks at Providence
Come celebrate the 4th of July in the Village of Providence.
The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. featuring Jed Eye.
Fireworks starting at 9:05 +/-
Come out and enjoy the Village’s biggest Signature Series Event. Come out early and grab a good spot. Get some great food and one of our area restaurants and celebrate the 4th of July.
Please, no outside food or drink.
If there are thunderstorms or lightning fireworks cannot be launched. If it rains we will wait for a break and launch. But fingers crossed for good fireworks weather.
Date: July 4th at 6:30pm
The Village of Providence
7 Town Center Dr
Huntsville, AL 35806
Fireworks Extravaganza at the Space and Rocket Center
Enjoy special, family-friendly patriotic activities during regular museum hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children ages 12 and under get free admission. Although there are no evening activities inside the park for July 4, visitors can enjoy our authentic German Biergarten in the Davidson Center from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Rocket Center will close at 7:30 p.m. in preparation for a 9 p.m. fireworks display, generously presented by Loretta Spencer with support from WOW Internet, TV & Phone. The Center will launch its largest fireworks display for the city of Huntsville at 9 p.m. For public safety, the larger fireworks display requires the closing of the parking lot in front of the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. Families are encouraged to view the breathtaking, patriotic show from other areas in the vicinity of the Rocket Center.
Date: July 4th, 9am-5pm
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
1 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805
Smith Lake Park Fireworks & Music Festival
The Smith Lake Park Fireworks and Music Festival happens on Thursday, July 4, 2019. It’s a day full of arts and crafts, food, live music, and fireworks! We’ll also have our golf cart parade and other contests for the family. Play putt-putt in the newly updated putt-putt course and the swimming pool will be open and renting kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards! Camp Sites are still available, call 256-739-2916 to make your reservations. Park Admission is $5 per person.
Date: July 4th, 9am – 9pm
Smith Lake Park
403 County Road 386
Cullman, AL 35057
The Sand Mountain Potato Festival & Fireworks Show
With its roots in potato farming, the town of Henagar pays tribute to its heritage with a free festival on July 4th. Now in its 37th year, the Sand Mountain Potato Festival offers a car show, arts and crafts fair, parade, live entertainment featuring local talent and children’s games and inflatables, along with a variety of food vendors featuring potato entrees and side dishes.
The Sand Mountain Potato Festival begins with a parade at 10 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies around 11 a.m., with entertainment beginning immediately afterwards and running through to the spectacular fireworks display around 8:30 p.m. This year’s event will have a variety of local artists performing, including the Sharps Quartet, Ryan Watkins, Kathy Louvin and family, among others. Along with traditional festival food, a variety of potato entrees and side dishes are offered including baked potatoes, French fries, cheese fries, tator twirls and much more.
All activities are held in Henagar Park located on Alabama Highway 75. While admission is free, a small fee is charged to participate in some of the children’s games and activities and parking is $2 per vehicle.
Date: July 4th, 10am – 9pm
Henagar Park, AL Highway 75
City of Madison Stars and Stripes Forever July 4th Celebration
Dublin Park is the place to be on July 4th. The Celebration will begin with inflatable activities lined up all around Soccer Field #1. Children and Adults of all ages can enjoy games, activities and even try to find their way through the 70 ft Obstacle Course. When you get too hot….take a splash down the 62 ft Water Slide or sit underneath the giant Tent in the shade. Parking for the event will be at Bob Jones High School with Shuttle Services provided by the City of Madison. Shuttle services will begin running at 1:45 pm with the last pick up at 8:45 pm. Following the event, the Shuttles will take you back to Bob Jones High School. Handicap parking ONLY will be allowed at Dublin Park. Inflatable Activities will be set up from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Games and Activities provided by 104.3 WZYP, 94.1 WHRP and Nash Icon 93.3 – 2:00 pm-7:00 pm Live Entertainment, Exhibits, Demonstrations 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm LipSync Battle – Contact Gayle Milam for additional information – Lip Sync Contest Rules Cornhole Tournament (2 person team) – Contact Gayle Milam to register 3 on 3 Soccer Tournament – Contact Dylan Reutter for additional information Food Vendors Shuttle Services 1:45 pm – 8:45 pm (and following the fireworks) Entertainment – CRUZE and OBB (Oswald Brothers Band) Fireworks display scheduled to start at approximately 9:00 pm.
Date: July 4th, 2pm – 10pm
Dublin Memorial Park
8324 Madison Pike
Madison, AL 35758
Spirit of America Fireworks
Plenty of Food and Craft Vendors. Fields open at 3pm Every year in July, Americans join together to celebrate our nation’s freedom and to pause and reflect on the sacrifices military personnel and their families make every day. The Spirit of America Festival, held annually in Decatur, Ala., has attracted thousands of families to the River City for one of North Alabama’s largest free fireworks show in honor of Independence Day. The spectacular fireworks show will launch at 9 p.m. and families can arrive earlier to enjoy the patriotic bike parade, to make a splash at the Point Mallard water park and visit all of our wonderful food and craft vendors. Delicious Snow Cones, Pizza, Funnel Cakes, Hotdogs, etc…
Date: July 4th, 3pm – 10pm
Point Mallard Park
2901 Point Mallard Cir SE
Decatur, AL 35601
Shoals Spirit of Freedom Celebration
Celebrate Independence Day in the Shoals on Thursday, July 4th. Live, nationally known musicians perform all day, food vendors are on site, and activities for the entire family will all be at the park throughout the day. The Independence Day Celebration culminates with one of the largest fireworks shows in the Southeast. Festivities start at 5 pm The Shoals Spirit of Freedom Celebration is held at McFarland Park – 200 Jim Spain Drive, Florence, Alabama.
Date: July 4th, 5pm
200 James M Spain Dr
Florence, AL 35630
Red, White, and Boom! July 4th Firework Show
As darkness falls over Athens on July 4th the sky will burst with brilliant colors and glisten with sparkling streamers heralding our Nation’s victory for independence. This annual fireworks display is nestled in the Athens Football Stadium (100 U.S. Highway 31N in Athens) with rockets aimed skyward for an amazing show visible from surrounding spaces like Swan Creek Park, Athens Greenway, Athens Park and Recreation Center, Central Church of Christ and other adjacent areas. No seating is available in the stadium but friends and families are encouraged to bring blankets, camp chairs, or lower the tailgate on the pickup and find a spot nearby to take in the show. The show doesn’t happen until after dark (8:00PM or later depending on cloud conditions) and is a rain or shine event!
Date: July 4th, 8pm
Athens Football Stadium
100 U.S. Highway 31N
Athens, AL 35611
Independence Day Events in DeSoto State Park
Events In & Around DeSoto State Park: www.alapark.com/DeSoto-State-Park-Events DeSoto State Park’s Annual Independence Day events atop Lookout Mountain This annual event is fun for both children & adults! Celebrate Independence Day and enjoy good ol’ fashioned fun at DeSoto State Park. Participate in the flag making contest, sit back & enjoy DeSoto’s parade, & eat home-made ice cream at the annual ice cream social. Date: July 5th & July 6th, 2019 Where: DeSoto State Park in Fort Payne, Alabama Fee: Free to the Public; Great for all ages!
Date: July 5th, 6:30pm-9pm
July 6th, 3pm-6pm
DeSoto State Park
7104 Desoto Parkway Northeast
Fort Payne, AL 35967