Big list: Fourth of July parades, fireworks and celebrations!

Posted June 30, 2017

Looking to celebrate our nation's independence with the community? Here's a list of area locations hosting events for your viewing pleasure. This is the third annual neighborhood event, where participants will decorate bikes and strollers in red, white and blue. Information: 815-459-1300, www.clchamber.com or www.crystallake.org.

Fireworks displays won't stop just because the Fourth of July is over as there are four other opportunities throughout summer to take in a display.

Later that afternoon, there will be food, games, live music, pony rides, an auction, a dog agility demonstration and a spelling bee. Center Plaza, Dale Boulevard, Dale City.

The fireworks will be shot off at dusk on July 2, across from the Webfooters' stands. Free. Barbecue, live music noon-4 p.m., Penngrove Park. Free, everyone is welcome. The Kingsburg celebration is sponsored by the Kingsburg Chamber of Commerce.

Donations make the 20-minute fireworks show happen every year, according to Becki Zaglifa, who handles marketing for the parks and rec system. No glass bottles allowed.

Oak Ridge has their 73 annual fireworks show in AK. G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium, 7 County Complex Court, Woodbridge.

Residents and visitors are invited to New Bern for the city's annual Independence Day festivities and fireworks show.

The picnic will include free children's activities such as scavenger hunts of miniature American flags at 1 and 3 p.m., face painting by Jill Harner of Shepherdstown's Flyeye Design, a water balloon toss at 2:15 p.m., a waterslide, and more.

As the evening comes, head to Astoria to find your place to watch the Fourth of July fireworks and don't forget to bring your blankets, chairs, camera, and your patriotic spirit.

All events will be held during Old World Wisconsin's normal operating hours of 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Soul Fuse, Frobeck at 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:40 p.m. $5-$10.

The city's annual Independence Day festival and fireworks show is scheduled from 11 a.m.to 10:30 p.m. July 4 at the park, located at 706 Ash St.

Enjoy a day of patriotic fun for the whole family on Tuesday. Western Days run from Saturday to July Fourth with two fireworks displays on the schedule. Salamander Resort and Spa, 500 North Pendleton St., Middleburg.

10-4 p.m. - Festivities in the park include things to buy, eat and talk about, music, entertainment, arts and crafts and games.

Mayor Thomas Broderick's Anderson Independence Parade and Community Celebration, featuring food, music and fireworks will be at 7 p.m. Monday. The shuttle service will begin running at 1:45 p.m. and the last pickup will be at 8:45 p.m. Freedom Museum, Manassas Regional Airport, 10600 Harry J. Parrish Blvd., Manassas.

Athens will shoot fireworks on July 4 at the Athens Regional Park between 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. For many years, Fort Laramie NHS has been a traditional part of Independence Day activities in southeast Wyoming. The party kicks off at 6 p.m. with fireworks at dusk.