It’s likely you’re planning how to celebrate Independence Day in Huntsville and North Alabama with your family. Our list of 4th of July celebrations can help! Here’s some more great parenting resources for the patriotic holiday…
– James Madison
4th of July in Huntsville 2020
Fort Payne Independence Day Fireworks
July 2 at 9:00 PM
Fort Payne Sports Complex Parking Lot | More Info
This year spectators are asked to watch from their cars while fireworks will be choreographed to music and broadcast during the actual fireworks show. Tune your radios to WVSM Radio 103.1 FM, Wzob 1250 AM 1 Country, 98-3 Wild Country or 101-7 The Torch, to listen to the choreographed music during the fireworks. Sponsored by the City of Fort Payne.
Elkmont Fireworks Show
July 2 at 7:30 PM
Elkmont Ball Fields | More Info
Lindsay Lane North Church is hosting this community fireworks show that includes music and fellowship with fireworks starting at dark. Bring your chair & your family!
Fireworks in Blountsville
July 3 at 9:00 PM
Spring Valley Breach Parking Lot | More Info
Park in the lot at Spring Valley Beach and enjoy a socially-distant patriotic fireworks show thanks to the City of Blountsville.
Trash Panda Block Party
July 3 from 5-9:30 PM, fireworks at 9PM
Cost: $10 per person, kids 2 & under free
Toyota Stadium, Madison | More Info
Kick the holiday weekend off early with this community block party that ends in fireworks! It’s not specifically a patriotic event per se, but it’s close enough to the date to make it count! No parking fee at this event. RSVP here.
Fun & Fireworks at MidCity
July 4 from 11AM – 11PM, fireworks at 9PM
MidCity Disctrict | More Info
The entire MidCity District is celebrating this year – The Camp, REI, High Point Climbing and Fitness Huntsville, Topgolf, and Dave & Busters! There’s also live music, a drive-in movie, and fireworks show. The earlier you get there, the better chance you can get it. Space is limited.
Fireworks & Patriotic Extravaganza in Madison
July 4 from 5-9 PM, fireworks at 9PM
Cost: $10 per person, kids 2 & under free, parking is $6
Toyota Stadium, Madison | More Info
The Rocket City Trash Pandas are the new host of this annual event featuring live music, food, kid’s activities, and fireworks! It is strongly recommended you get your tickets in advance when they go on sale June 12th. Parking is $6 per vehicle. CDC recommendations will be in place.
Red, White, & Boom in Athens
July 4th at 8:00 PM
Athen High School | More Info
The sky above the Athens High School Stadium field will be filled with a colorful display of fireworks after the sun has gone down. Find a good spot and enjoy the show! No seating in stadium this is a drive-in event and and organizers ask that you refrain from gathering in groups and remain in your vehicle as you wait for the show. Viewable from adjacent properties including Central Church of Christ, Swan Creek Park, Athens Shopping Center, Athens High School. More details at 256-232-5411.
Confirmed Canceled Annual Independence Day Events
They aren’t happening this year due to Covid-19, but we’re looking forward to the return of these annual Independence Day events in 2021!
– U.S. Space & Rocket Center July 4th Celebration & Fireworks
– Bridge Street fireworks show
– Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks at Ditto Landing
– 4th of July Fireworks Jubilee in Scottsboro
– Guntersville Fireworks Show
– Spirit of America Festival & Fireworks in Decatur at Point Mallard Park
– Village of Providence Independence Day Fireworks Show
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