Lancaster PA July 4th Events, Fireworks, & Celebrations

4th of July Celebrations & Fireworks in Lancaster County

4th of July Fireworks Longs Park Lancaster PAThroughout Lancaster County there are numerous July 4th fireworks and other special events to celebrate America’s Independence Day. Lancaster festivities actually begin the week before July 4th. You’ll find fireworks, parades, Independence Day celebrations, and other special events and activities for all ages.

Check out our listing below for special events near you. See our complete Events Calendar for Lancaster, PA to find special Lancaster County events all year long. is your complete resource for things to see and do throughout Lancaster County and beyond. Learn more about Things To Do in Lancaster, Area Events and Activities, Restaurants, Shopping, Where to Stay, including area Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts.  You’ll also find here a variety of activities kids will enjoy, family attractions, and many free things to do. Visitors can see an overview of the area and learn more about our Amish neighbors.

2016 Independence Day Events Schedule for Lancaster, PA

Multiple Day Events

Celebrate Lancaster - SmFriday, June 24th

Saturday, June 25th

  • Fireworks Spectacular – Rockvale Square Outlets, Bring your family and lawn chairs for a night of music, fireworks, and fun! Live music from the Lampeter-Strasburg Community Band. Activities start at 8:30 pm in the parking lot across from Naturalizer. Fireworks begin at dusk

Sunday, June 26th

  • Willow Valley Celbrates 50 YearsDoubleTree Resort, Join us for an outdoor evening of family fun to celebrate  Willow Valley’s 50th Anniversary.  Some of the activities include: Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Food Trucks, Campfires, Fireworks and Much More.

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Friday, July 1st

  • Lititz Patriotic Parade - smLititz Patriotic Parade - Downtown, Lititz, PA. Parade starts at 6:30 pm at West Lincoln Ave. and Warwick St and travels through downtown Lititz. Entertainment follows the parade in Lititz Springs Park.
  • First Friday in Lancaster City in Downtown Lancaster - Shops, restaurants, and galleries will be open as musicians, artists and entertainers will dot the sidewalks and businesses throughout the downtown streets.


Saturday, July 2nd


Sunday, July 3rd

  • The US Army Concert Band - SmUS Army Band, Cannon Brigade and Fireworks!- Long’s Park Amphitheater, 1441 Harrisburg Pike @ U.S. Route 30, Lancaster, PA 17601, Lancaster, PA 17601, 717-735-8883. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and picnic in the park or visit our food vendors and enjoy this free concert. Begins at 7:30 pm.  Patriotic Concert and Fireworks - The United States Army Band – known as “Pershing’s Own” – the premier musical organization band in the US Army. Don’t miss the area’s biggest and best celebration of our nation’s birthday.


Monday, July 4th

  • Old Fashioned July 4th - We’re keeping the Museum open late on July 4th! Don’t forget your blankets and chairs to enjoy an old-fashioned picnic on the grass while you await the fireworks by Hersheypark.
  • All-you-can-play Laser Tag! - Laserdome, 2050 Auction Rd., along Rt. 283 at the Rt. 230 Mt. Joy exit, Manheim, PA 17545, 717-492-0002. Plus get a FREE $5 Game Card when if you wear red, white and blue! 10:00 am - 11:00 pm.
  • Ephrata July 4th Celebration - Lincoln Heights Outdoor Recreation Area - 201 Crescent Ave, Ephrata, PA 17522, 717-738-9222.  Ephrata’s celebration will begin at 6 p.m., and fireworks will be held at the Lincoln Heights Outdoor Recreation Area starting at 9.30 p.m. There will be live music, pony rides, and games for children.
  • Lancaster Barnstormers vs Long Island Ducks - Clipper Magazine Stadium - Bring the whole family out for a Barnstormers baseball game!  Full Schedule Today's Promos include: Red White & BOOM FIREWORKS Extravaganza
  • Steve and Colleen's Wedding! "The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace." (Numbers 6)


Tuesday, July 5th


July Events throughout Lancaster County

Check our Lancaster Events Calendar for each month of the year to find out what's happening in and around Lancaster County.

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