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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, there will be events and activities throughout the day up and around Beaver Stadium leading up to the Fireworks show around 9:15 pm.

Whether you are coming from out of town or just up the road, be sure to check out the StateCollege.com 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.

Articles

4th Fest Gives Boost to State College Economy 4th Fest Gives Boost to State College Economy
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"The festival's longevity and its reputation as one of the world's best fireworks displays make it a premier Centre County festival, and as such, it has the ability to provide an important annual boost to the economy," says Lesley Kistner with the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County. [Read More]
Volunteers Ensure Entertaining, Safe 4th Fest Fireworks Volunteers Ensure Entertaining, Safe 4th Fest Fireworks
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"We're providing something that wouldn't be possible without all of the volunteers who come out," says Matt Lindenberg, co-chair of pyrotechnics. [Read More]
Medics, Police Urge Fireworks Safety for Fourth of July Medics, Police Urge Fireworks Safety for Fourth of July
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Tully
"A lot of kids use sparklers this time of year because parents think they're harmless," Kelley says. "But sparklers heat up to 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. Glass melts at 900 degrees to give you an idea of how dangerous these can be for kids." [Read More]
New and Traditional Elements Expected in Annual 4th Fest New and Traditional Elements Expected in Annual 4th Fest
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
This year's theme is "Let Freedom Ring," and bell ringing will be incorporated to the start of the parade. Organizers are asking all churches in the State College area to ring their church bells at 2 p.m. to coincide with the start of the Independence Day event. [Read More]

Events

Flavors of Happy Valley Ice Cream Fest
Calling all kids who love ice cream! Even the Grown Up ones! The whole family will enjoy this kid-friendly festival designed to spark the imagination, delight the senses and awaken the scientist in...
July 5th 2014 at 10:00 am

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CRPR Kids-on-Wheels Parade
Friday, July 4, 2014. 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 2014 at 9:30 am

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4th Fest Fireworks

July 4th 2014 at 9:15 pm

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Firecracker 4K Race
The race will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 4th, 2014 on the Penn State campus. Starting by the BJC.
July 4th 2014 at 9:00 am

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America's Got Heroes Parade of Heroes
The Parade of Heroes is Friday, July 4th, 2014 – beginning in front of the State College Municipal Building at 2:00pm.
July 4th 2014 at 2:00 pm

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