2016 Fireworks in Shippensburg, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Waynesboro & MORE!

Fourth of July welcomes colorful displays of fireworks to our local communities – Shippensburg, Chambersburg, Waynesboro, Carlisle & MORE!

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Mechanicsburg – July 1.  Enjoy fireworks from inside Williams Grove Speedway after the races. Gates Open at 6 PM; Race starts 8 PM.  Admission:  $20 for adults/$10 for kids.

Roxbury – July 2. There will be a fireworks display at Roxbury Holiness Camp, 13763 Cumberland Hwy, Orrstown on Saturday, July 2. Activities from 6 PM – 8 PM with Fireworks at 9:30 PM. Community at Roxbury is sponsoring the fireworks.

Shippensburg – July 4.  Shippensburg Community Parks and Recreation Authority will be hosting the annual 4th of July Celebration at Shippensburg Memorial Park.  The Memorial Park Pool will be open for FREE to the public. The pool will open at 10 AM and close at 7 PM. Pool games will begin at 2 PM and will include relay races, lifeguard challenge, pop drop, water balloon toss, water balloon fight, and more!  Veterans Stadium gates will open at 6 PM for spectators to set up chair or blankets to watch the firework show. The Concession Stand will also be open to buy snacks, food, and drinks.  The Town Band entertains beginning at 8 PM. The Annual Candy Scramble will take place at 9:00 PM.  Fireworks will start at approximately 9:20 PM. UPDATE!  The Firework Show for tonight, July 4th will continue as scheduled! Veterans Stadium gates will open at approximately 6 PM for spectators to set up chairs/blankets to watch the show.  The fireworks will start at approximately 9:20 PM!  The 4th of July Pool Party at Shippensburg Memorial Park Pool has been postponed until Saturday, July 9th.   The pool will still be open today as weather permits with discounted admission of $3/person.

Chambersburg – July 4.  The annual 4th of July Fireworks and Events will be held Monday, July 4th starting around Noon with Fireworks at 9:20 PM.  All activities will be held at Chambersburg‘s Memorial Park (off Stouffer Ave.). Update:  The Independence Day celebration at Chambersburg’s Memorial Park has BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY JULY 9, 2016 due to the weather forecast.

Waynesboro – July 4. The Waynesboro Summer Jubilee is a patriotic festival held each summer to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. The celebration features a full day of free entertainment, patriotic exhibits and exciting activities for children and adults of all ages.  The day begins with a 1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run & 5K followed by a parade in the morning. The event offers live entertainment, food, drink, and craft vendors throughout the day, and concludes with the annual fireworks display at dusk.  This year’s event will be held on Monday, July 4, 2016 in the area across from the Waynesboro Hospital. Update:  Due to the forecasted weather, the Summer Jubilee committee has made the decision to postpone fireworks until Saturday July 9.  All Jubilee events will be held rain or shine (no inflatables though due to safety concerns).

Gettysburg – July 4.  Celebrate the 4th of July in Gettysburg with The Willys, a patriotic pops concert and fireworks show.  5 PM; Site and Concessions open (Food, soft drinks, ice cream, beer and wine will be available for purchase) or bring your own picnic.  6-7:30 PM; Opening concert by The Willys  8:30-9:30 PM; Gala Pops Orchestra.  Fireworks will be launched at approximately 9:30 PM as the concert concludes from the southern end of the Gettysburg College campus. For more information visit www.destinationgettysburg.com Update:  Due to the threat of inclement weather, this evening’s Gettysburg Community Patriotic Pops Gala and Fireworks Celebration has been postponed until Tuesday, July 5. Festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. with The Willys, followed by the Gala Pops Orchestra at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk.

Carlisle – July 4.  Fourth of July Fireworks are a part of Summerfair again this year.  ​Star Burst Over Carlisle Fireworks Show is held at the Carlisle Fairgrounds, on Monday, July 4th at 9:30 PM. Update:  As of 4:30 today, the fireworks are still a go!

Hersheypark – July 4.  Hersheypark’s 4th of July fireworks display starts at 10:15 PM.

Harrisburg – July 4.  Fireworks after the Harrisburg Senators game on July 4th. The game will end at approximately 9 PM. Post game fireworks courtesy of the PA lottery.

The City of Harrisburg – July 4.  Independence Day Food Truck Festival and Fireworks Show on Riverfront Park is a one-day family friendly free event featuring music, activities for children, a performance by the Harrisburg Symphony, and food.  Fireworks will be set off directly after the Harrisburg Senators’ fireworks display.

Newville – July 8.  The 57th annual Newville Lions Club fair at the Newville Fairgrounds will have their annual Fireworks Show on Friday, July 8th at 10 PM.


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