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Fourth of July Guide

The 4thFest Fireworks has been rated one of the Top 3 Fireworks shows in the US!. Remember, it's not just Fireworks, This year, there are two fun-filled days of entertainment!


Start off your celebration on Sunday afternoon enjoying live music and performances on two stages, tasty fair food, the sights and sounds of the carnival midway, and the ever popular Street Dance!


On July 4th, lace up your kicks and join in the Firecracker 4K & 4Mile fun at 9:00 AM. Starting at 2:00 PM, catch some sun or shade in your favorite viewing spot for the Parade of Heroes. Then enjoy an afternoon and evening of live music and performances in four venues, and take in the sights, sounds, and flavors of the carnival midway and tasty fair food. Don’t miss the Towne Square, and activities and entertainment for children and teens. After the 4thFest Fireworks, stick around for the Street Dance!


Whether you are coming from out of town or just up the road, be sure to check out the Calendar to find all the other events happening around the area during the 4th weekend. Also, be sure to check out the Weather, News, Dining and Bartour sections of the site for more information.


4thFest Fireworks
Central PA 4thFest is a daylong, family oriented, patriotic birthday party held July 4th on the east campus of Penn State University.
July 4th 2016 at 9:15 pm

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Heroes Parade
The 5th annual Parade of Heroes adds to the already well-established day of family-friendly-fun festivities celebrating our nation’s birth.
July 4th 2016 at 2:00 pm

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Firecracker 4k and 4mile Races
The annual Firecracker 4K provides the perfect start to our day long Central PA 4thFest celebration.
July 4th 2016 at 9:00 am

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Kids-on-Wheels Parade
Mon., 4 July 2016. 9:30 AM line-up / Step-off at 10 AM. Hey Kids! Show your patriotism and be part of the annual “CRPR Kids-on-Wheels” Parade.
July 4th 2016 at 9:30 am

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State College Spikes vs Mahoning Valley
FIREWORKS Night Enjoy another spectacular FIREWORKS show following the game! Human Cannonball Appearance (Post-Game Blastoff!) "The Bullet" David Smith, Jr.
July 3rd 2016 at 6:05 pm

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