Looking for something to do for Independence Day?
By CAROLINE CARMICHAEL / Staff Writer
Looking for something to do to celebrate America’s birthday over the next few weeks? Several Shelby County cities are holding celebrations ranging from fireworks to historic re-enactments.
The following cities are holding Independence Day celebrations:
ALABASTER: (and Kingwood Church)
June 28, 7-10 p.m.
Veterans Park in Alabaster
KidZone, live music from EveryDay but Friday, food vendors, firework show
July 3, begins 6 p.m.
Chelsea Park Subdivision
Pre-firework entertainment, food vendors
Liberty Day , 29th Annual
June 27-28, begins 7 p.m. Friday – Saturday night
Parade (3:30 p.m.), live music, museum tours, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, kids activities, Hall of Memories (First Baptist Church), signing autographs from Miss Shelby County and Miss Alabama, fireworks, etc.
Independence Day, 1776
July 4, 11:30 a.m. – evening fireworks
The American Village
Fun, food and fireworks – meet American historical figures, witness battle between the Patriots and the Redcoats, join Ball, watch history come alive.
$5 ages 5+; veterans and active military free
July 4 Parade, annual
Parade of red, white and blue golf carts and bicycles, featuring Uncle Sam; fireworks at Spoonwood Lake after sundown
Fire on the Water (July 3, Oak Mountain State Park)
July 3, 9-10 p.m.
Oak Mountain State Park
Presented by Regions Bank, Oak Mountain State Park and the city of Pelham fireworks show
$5 per carload, $3 per single rider
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