2017 Lancaster PA July 4th Fireworks, Celebrations, & Events

4th of July Fireworks & Celebrations  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.

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2017 Independence Day Events Schedule for Lancaster, PA


Multiple Day Events

Friday, June 30th


Saturday, July 1st

  • The Amazing Maze Maize – re-opens at Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm in Ronks, just outside of Strasburg.  They are located at 150 Cherry Hill Road in Ronks. 866-546-1799.  Prove your skills by conquering this interactive 5-acre corn maze with over 2.5 miles of paths, scenic bridges, and clues.  Plus, they feature over 50 farm fun activities for all ages. Visit their farm animal center, singing chicken show, pedal karts, pumpkin slinger, guided wagon tour, and more.
  • 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
  • East Petersburg Independence Day Celebration – East Petersburg Community Park, Join the East Petersburg Events Committee as we celebrate Independence Day with an evening of top-notch family entertainment!
  • 43rd Anniversary Independence Day WeekendBuck Motorsports Park, 900 Lancaster Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566, 717-859-4244, 800-344-7855. Grand Demolition Derby – Full size cars, small cars, mini vans/trucks & more. Plus providence autos spectacular 3-d fireworks display!



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Sunday, July 2nd

  • 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 3rd

  • 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.


Tuesday, July 4th

  • 4th of July in Lititz Springs Park - Lititz Springs Park, Lititz, PA.  199th Continuous 4th of July Celebration since 1818. Gates open at noon; entrance fee charged. Entertainment, Baby Parade, Games, Food Court, Queen of Candles Pageant, over 5,000 candles illuminated, hi-tech fireworks with synchronized sound. Fireworks are scheduled to start at 9:55 pm.
  • Old Fashioned July 4th - AACA Museum - 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.


Thursday, July 6th

  • Lititz Farmers Market - Lititz Farmers Market - Every Thursday evening from spring to fall, local farmers and growers bring their finest produce and other goods to market. You’ll also find live music, chef demonstrations, and children’s activities!


Friday, July 7th



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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2016 events

  • Lil Country Store Chicken Barbeque -The Lil Country Store And Miniature Horse Farm - Come out and enjoy some chicken barbeque and fun!  Pet a horse, ride a saddle, enjoy a shade tree … it’s all available on Saturday
  • Mountville Fireworks - Froelich Park, 350 W. Main St. Mountville, PA, 17554, 717-285-2747.  Froelich Park will host July 4th fireworks at 9:30
  • 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.