Boom! Where to Watch Fireworks, Celebrate Independence Day in the Jefferson County Area

Your guide to Fourth of July parades, fireworks, concerts, and other events happening in Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

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JEFFERSON COUNTY


Thursday, July 4, 2018


 

Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival (Sunday, June 30, to Saturday, July 6)
Barclay Square, Punxsutawney, Pa.

The Wrangler Band, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Jess Zimmerman Band, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

**FIREWORKS** are from 9:45 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Corsica’s Independence Day Celebration
Corsica Volunteer Fire Hall
All Day – Games and food stands.
6:00 p.m. – North of Mason-Dixon (NOMAD) band

**FIREWORKS** begin at 10:00 p.m.

Brockway Old Fashioned 4th of July

The day opens with registration for the Firecracker 10k Race and Firecracker Fun Run beginning at 7:30 a.m. A Patriotic Program at American Legion Memorial Stage begins at 10:30 a.m. and the parade kicks off at 6:00 p.m. Lots more events are available throughout the day. A full schedule of events may be found on the event website.

**FIREWORKS** begin at approximately 9:45 p.m.

Corsica’s Independence Day Celebration
Corsica Volunteer Fire Hall

North of Mason-Dixon (NOMAD) will begin playing a free show at 6:00 p.m.

Food and games will also be available.

**FIREWORKS** begin at dusk.

CLARION COUNTY


Wednesday, July 3, 2018


 

I Love Clarion Celebration
5:00 p.m. at Clarion University Memorial Stadium

The Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry will hold the annual “I Love Clarion” Celebration on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the Clarion University Memorial Stadium where family, friends, and community celebrated our nation’s independence.

Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Free games and activities will be available and local businesses and non-profits will be selling food and refreshments including kettle corn, hot dogs, walking-tacos, ice cream, and more.

Live music starts at 7:00 p.m. and the evening concluded with a fireworks display at dusk.

Sponsors for the event include: Pennsylvania American Water Company, participating sponsor; and Clarion University, major sponsor.

**FIREWORKS** begin at dusk.

Redbank Valley Chamber Fireworks Display
6:00 p.m. at Gumtown Park in New Bethlehem

The Fireworks Display hosted by the Redbank Valley Chamber of Commerce is held along the beautiful banks of the Redbank Creek and can be viewed from Gumtown Park along Water Street as well as many other locations in and around the New Bethlehem area.

The day will include a free, fun-filled time for the whole family with food, music, and more beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Gumtown Park.

Stage entertainment prior to Fireworks will feature Son of Leroy.

**FIREWORKS** begin at dusk


Thursday, July 4, 2018


 

St. Joseph’s 4th of July Festival
St. Joseph’s Parish Grounds, Lucinda, Pa.

10:00 a.m. – Dinner ticket sales will open.

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Traditional all-you-can-eat chicken and ham dinners will be served, featuring homemade pie & soup with their famous homemade noodles. Takeouts will be available from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Dinner prices are Adults: $9.00 Children 6 – 12: $4.50 Children under 6: Free. Nearly 2,000 dinners are served each year.

11:00 a.m. – Grounds will open featuring diverse games of skill and chance for adults and children, a concessions stand, extensive Chinese Auction, prize drawings and children’s features. A cornerstone attraction are the handmade quilts with nearly 20 slated to be awarded throughout the day. A limited number will be available for purchase and three quilts will be featured in a silent auction. A preview of the quilts is available at www.stjoseph-stmichaelparishes.org.

The celebration will be held rain or shine on the canopy-covered parish grounds. The parish complex is located at 112 Rectory Lane along Rt. 66 in Lucinda (I-80 Exit 60, Rt. 66 north 10 miles) and is a short drive from Cook Forest State Park. For more information visit www.stjoseph-stmichaelparishes.org, Facebook @stjoseph4thofjuly or call 814-226-7288.

Wolf’s Corners Fair
Wolf’s Corners Fairgrounds, Tionesta, Pa.

– 11:00 a.m. Grounds and Gates Open
– 11:00 a.m. Fair Exhibits Open
– 12:00 p.m. Kid’s Barnyard Games
– 1:00 p.m. Carnival Opens
– 1:00 p.m. Western Themed Red Wagon Parade
– 2:00 p.m. “Wild, Wild West Show”, Chris Tejero “Charro” Mexican Trick Roper, The Wonderful Watts Sisters Dare Devil Trick Riders, “IKE” The Strolling Bull, and Mutton Busting
– 3:00 p.m. Wolf’s Corners Youth & Ag Livestock Auction
– 5:00 p.m. Chris Tejero “Charro” Mexican Trick Roper, The Wonderful Watts Sisters Meet & Greet, and “IKE” The Strolling Bull
– 7:00 p.m. Lil’ Buckaroo Rodeo & Mutton Busting
– 8:00 p.m. Extreme Bull Riding by Rafter Z Rodeo Co & The Wonderful Watts Sisters Dare Devil Trick Riders

**FIREWORKS** begin at 10:00 p.m.


Saturday, July 6, 2018


 

Penny Carnival in Summerville
Christ Dominion Academy, 59 W. Penn Street, Summerville

Play games for a penny and win tickets to use for fun prizes. Popcorn, food, and fun. Indoor and air-conditioned activities for all community kids 12 and under.

FOREST COUNTY


Thursday, July 4, 2018


 

Marienville 4th of July Celebration

MACA Park, Marienville, Pa.
1:00 p.m. – Softball, swimming, raffles, food, bingo, horseshoes, volleyball and more
4:00 p.m. – Parade
7:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Trixx

**FIREWORKS** begin at 10:00 p.m.

VENANGO COUNTY


Tuesday, July 2, 2019


 

Cranberry Fireworks Spectacular

The event will include a carnival at the Cranberry Mall from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

**FIREWORKS** begin at dusk (rain date July 6).


Wednesday, July 3, 2018


 

Jolly July 3rd Festival
5:00 p.m. at Justus Park in Oil City

The family-friendly event will feature children’s activities, live music, food vendors, and more. The night will conclude with a stunning Pyrotecnico fireworks display sponsored by the Oil City Firefighters Local 700.

This year expect special appearances by Superwoman, Wonder Woman, Snoopy, and Woodstock; a stilt walker, juggler and caricaturists, the Cap’n Kids Pirate Show and Jungle Terry’s Traveling Zoo. The evening also features food and craft vendors, live music by Mostly Brass (5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) and The Breeze Band (7 p.m. – 10 p.m.).

**FIREWORKS** begin at dusk.


Thursday, July 4, 2018


 

Franklin Fourth of July Festivities
Franklin, Pa.
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. “Junction, PA,” playing Classic Rock ’n Roll

**FIREWORKS** begin at dusk at Riverfront Park.

CLEARFIELD COUNTY


Thursday, July 4, 2018


 

96th Annual Firemen’s Fair
Osceola Mills, Pa.
All Day – Carnival, food, games, and much more.
11:00 a.m. – Parade


Friday, July 5, 2018


 

96th Annual Firemen’s Fair
Osceola Mills, Pa.
All Day – Carnival, food, games, and much more.


Saturday, July 6, 2018


 

96th Annual Firemen’s Fair
Osceola Mills, Pa.
All Day – Carnival, food, games, and much more.
**FIREWORKS** at dusk.

Treasure Lake Festivities
Treasure Lake, DuBois, Pa.
Petting Zoo – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Kid’s Games at Poolside – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Shrim Boil – 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Oyster Shucking – 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Live Entertainment: Kurt Thomas – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
DJ Play Nice – 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Live Music: Sam Ettaro – 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
**FIREWORKS** at dusk.

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