2017 Fireworks in Shippensburg, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Waynesboro & MORE!

2017 Fireworks in Shippensburg, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Waynesboro, Gettysburg, Harrisburg, and Newville.

Fourth of July welcomes colorful displays of fireworks to our local communities.  Here is our listing!


Carlisle – July 2.  Star Burst Over Carlisle Fireworks Show at the Carlisle Fairgrounds will be on Sunday, July 2nd funded through private donations collected by the Mayor of Carlisle, Tim Scott. The show is expected to last 18 minutes, and will be launched from one of the highest points at the Carlisle Fairgrounds.  The rain date is July 3rd, 2017.

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 to the public with free admission. Music, Games, Bubble Ball.  The pool will open at 11AM and close at 7PM.  The Shippensburg Band entertains beginning at 8PM with an Independence Day Concert.   Fireworks will start after dark.

Chambersburg – July 4.  The annual 4th of July Fireworks and Events will be held July 4th.  Should the fireworks be rained out, they will be launched on the following Saturday.  Schedule of events: 

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 Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 in the area across from the Waynesboro Hospital.

Gettysburg – July 4.  Celebrate the 4th of July in Gettysburg with The Willys, a patriotic pops concert and fireworks show.  6PM – Venue opens; food & beverage vendors open; 6:30PM-8PM – Opening concert by The Willys; 8:30PM-9:30PM – Gala Pops Orchestra.  Fireworks will be launched at approximately 9:30PM as the concert concludes from the southern end of the Gettysburg College campus. For more information visit www.destinationgettysburg.com

Harrisburg – July 4.  Fireworks after the Harrisburg Senators game on July 4th.  Lee Greenwood will perform the National Anthem pre-game & post-game he will perform Where the Stars and Stripes and Eagle Fly and his hit God Bless the USA before the biggest fireworks show of the year.  The game will end at approximately 9PM. 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 food trucks, live music, kids activities, a performance by the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra.  Fireworks will be set off directly after the Harrisburg Senators’ fireworks display.

Newville – July 7.  The 58th annual Newville Lions Club fair at the Newville Fairgrounds will have their annual Fireworks Show on Friday, July 7th at 10 PM.



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One thought on “2017 Fireworks in Shippensburg, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Waynesboro & MORE!

  • June 25, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    Thank you for all the information on the fun events to come and that are on now.

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