4th of July Activities for Campers

fireworks-events-608x400-2 Summer is here and the season’s activities are in full swing. With Independence Day just around the corner, we’ve got the low-down on some of the nation’s best festivities. From fireworks to festivals, you’ll find the perfect event to celebrate our nation’s heritage.

California

1. Pismo Beach 4th of July Fireworks Celebration

July 4, 2018
Pismo Beach, CA

Pismo Beach hosts its Annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration on the beach. The fun begins at 10 a.m. featuring live music, delicious food, arts, crafts, and fireworks over the ocean at 9 p.m.

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2. Rancho Cordova 4th of July Celebration

July 3-4, 2018
Sacramento Area

A signature community event, Rancho Cordova’s Fourth of July Celebration is packed with activities. Kids will enjoy a carnival, petting zoo, and kids zone, while adults can beat the heat at a festive beer garden. Both nights feature spectacular fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

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Colorado

3. Independence Eve

July 3, 2018
Denver, CO

Enjoy the Fourth of July in the Mile High City. Denver’s Independence Eve celebration takes place a day before the holiday and includes a live concert and light show, culminating in a beautiful fireworks finale. Festivities kick off at 8 p.m. in downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park.

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Texas

4. Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic

July 4, 2018
Austin, TX

Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic is the best concert for country music lovers. Willie Nelson is the headliner and other artists include The Head and the Heart and Margo Price. Tickets need to be purchased, so be sure to buy in advance!

5. H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks

July 4, 2018
Austin, TX

The H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert and Fireworks is the biggest Independence Day celebration in Texas. Held at Vic Mathias Shores, it begins at 8:30 p.m. and fireworks will launch at dusk.

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6. Kaboom Town

July 3, 2018
Addison, TX

Kaboom Town is one of the nation’s largest fireworks shows and features lots of activities. Families can enjoy a carnival, with games and face painting for children. The fireworks show begins at dusk and can be seen from miles away!

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Florida

7. Clearwater Celebrates America

July 4, 2018
Clearwater, FL

Those in the Tampa Bay area can check out Clearwater Celebrates America. A free, family-friendly celebration, this event begins at 7:30 p.m. with live music, lots of activities, and a stunning fireworks show over the bay.

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8. Fireworks at the Fountain

July 4, 2018
Orlando, FL

Located at beautiful Lake Eola Park, Fireworks at the Fountain is a free event that begins at 4 p.m. Live music, a beer garden, and a kids area provide fun before the fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

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9. Naples 4th of July Fireworks

July 4, 2018
Naples, FL

The Naples 4th of July Fireworks celebration takes place along the city’s white sand beach. A parade begins at 10 a.m. in downtown Naples, and as the day comes to an end, the city launches fireworks over the ocean.

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Maryland

10. July 4th Concert and Fireworks on the Beach

July 4, 2018
Ocean City, MD

Enjoy the Atlantic Coast at Ocean City’s 4th of July Concert and Fireworks. This popular seaside town is hosting a free concert at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks on the beach. The fireworks are visible from the boardwalk to Fenwick Island, ensuring spectacular views.

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Massachusetts

11. Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

July 3-4, 2018
Boston, MA

The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular is a star-studded Independence Day event. The event includes performances from Rachel Platten, the Boston Pops Orchestra, and more. The highlight is a dazzling fireworks show along the Charles River. If music excites you more than fireworks, stop by on July 3 for the concert-only rehearsal show.

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New Jersey

12. Ocean City Fourth of July Celebration

July 4, 2018
Ocean City, NJ

Ocean City’s vibrant energy leads to an exciting Fourth of July Celebration. The city hosts an annual kite flying competition at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks over the boardwalk at 9 p.m.

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New York

13. Saratoga’s All-American Celebration

July 3-4, 2018
Saratoga Springs, NY

Step back in time at Saratoga’s All-American Celebration. The fun begins on July 3 with a children’s picnic lunch at the Children’s Museum. July 4 boasts a sidewalk sale and a BBQ and Dessert Fest. At the end of the night, enjoy fireworks and patriotic music at Congress Park.

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Pennsylvania

14. WaWa Welcome America

June 28-July 4, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

Wawa Welcome America begins on June 29 with Free Museum Day at multiple museums throughout Philadelphia. Each day features movies in the park, public performances, and more. The action culminates on the Fourth of July with a parade, symphony concert, and fireworks at 9 p.m.

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Michigan

15. Grand Haven 4th of July Fireworks

July 4, 2018
Grand Haven, MI

Grand Haven holds a spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks display. The city’s Musical Fountain will feature a dazzling light show paired with music, followed by a fireworks show that will light up the sky.

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Now that you have some ideas, it’s time to start exploring! Whether you’re close to home or on a getaway vacation, you can enjoy the best of the Fourth of July fun.

 

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