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Fireworks ignite the sky over Lititz Springs Park on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. 

Fourth of July is fast approaching, and several of Lancaster County’s municipalities will be hosting fireworks on or around Independence Day.

Here’s where you can see dazzling light displays around the county:

Friday, June 28

Lancaster city

This year’s Celebrate Lancaster event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. along North Queen Street, from Penn Square to Binns Park. It will feature more than 20 food vendors, two stages of live music and fireworks launched from the roof of the Duke Street Parking Garage at 10 p.m.

Saturday, June 29

East Lampeter Township

The 15th annual Independence Day celebration at The Shops @ Rockvale will begin at 4 p.m. at 35 S. Willowdale Drive.

The event will host face painting and inflatable slides as well as food trucks and live music. Admission is free.

Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Click here for more information


Fireworks at Froelich Park, 350 W. Main St., will begin at dusk. Admission is free.

Sunday, June 30

Long's Park

The U.S. Army Band, “Pershing’s Own,” will perform its annual Independence Day concert at 7:30 p.m. at Long’s Park, 1441 Harrisburg Pike.

Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

Admission is free. Click here for more information

Thursday, July 4


Fireworks will be held beginning around 9:30 p.m. at the fields behind Lincoln Heights Outdoor Recreation Area, 130 S. Academy Drive. Raindate is July 9 at 9:30 p.m.


Lititz Springs Park’s annual Independence Day celebration will begin at 12:30 p.m. at 24 N. Broad St.

Tickets bought in advance at Lititz Welcome Center, Bomberger's Store, McElroy Pharmacy, Stauffer's of Kissel Hill-Lititz and Hotel Rock Lititz are $13. Admission is $15 at the gate. Children 10 and under are free.

Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. The entrance to the viewing area will be at the recCenter gate, a change from last year.

Click here for more information. 

New Holland

The New Holland Band will play patriotic music beginning at 7 p.m. at New Holland Community Park, 400 E. Jackson St. Admission is free, and the pool will be open until 8 p.m.

Fireworks are set to begin around 9:00 p.m.

Click here for more information.


Art and craft vendors, pony rides, petting zoo, self-guided building tours, craft demonstrations and more are part of this celebration culminating in a  fireworks display at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 adults, $15 seniors and military, $10 children 6-18, free for children 5 and under. Held on the grounds of the Star Barn Village, 1 Hollinger Lane, Elizabethtown.

For more information call 717-287-6287 or click here.

Saturday, July 6

East Petersburg

Live music from local artist Duane Slaymaker will begin at 6:30 p.m. at East Petersburg Community Park, 6051 Pine St. Afterwards, the park will screen the movie “Ralph Breaks the Internet.”

Admission is free.

Fireworks begin at 10:15 p.m.

Click here for more information. 


“Party at the Park” at War Memorial Park will kick off at 4:00 p.m. with fireworks set to start around 9:15 p.m.