Independence Day Celebrations


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 starting around Noon with Fireworks around 9:20PM.  Should the fireworks be rained out, they will be launched on the following Saturday.

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

Harrisburg – July 4.  Fireworks after the Harrisburg Senators game on July 4th. The game will end at approximately 9PM. Post game fireworks courtesy of the PA lottery.  It’s their biggest fireworks show of the season!

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.

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