4th of July Celebrations & Fireworks Shows in Huntsville

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…

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4th of July in Huntsville 2019


Independence Day Celebration at Ditto Landing

Saturday, June 29 from 6 – 10 PM
Cost: FREE
Ditto Landing Kingston Pavilion | More Info

Live music by awesome local bands, food trucks, games, craft beer, and an evening fireworks show over the water are all included in this day-long celebration.


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Patriotic Concert in the Park

Monday, June 24th from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Big Spring Park | More Info

The concert will feature the The Maneuver Center of Excellence Band playing patriotic favorites and the classics! This concert is the typical fun Concerts with a patriotic twist. Food trucks will be on site, or you can pack a picnic. In the event of rain, the concert will move to the VBC South Hall, and fireworks will be cancelled.

53rd Annual Spirit of America Festival

July 4th, from 3 – 10 PM, fireworks at 9PM
Cost: FREE admission
Point Mallard, Decatur | More Info

For 53 years, the City of Decatur has hosted the Spirit of America Festival and provide free, family entertainment to thousands of area residents in celebration of the 4th of July. Hit the water park (admission applies) until the fireworks begin at 9:00 PM.

U.S. Space & Rocket Center July 4th Celebration

July 4 from 9AM-5PM, fireworks at 9PM
Cost: General admission, kids 12 and under are free
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info

Enjoy special, family-friendly patriotic activities during regular museum hours, 9AM – 5PM, including kid’s patriotic activities. The Rocket Center will close after the Biergarten at 7:30 PM, and there are no evening activities inside the park. Instead, the Center will launch its largest fireworks display ever for the city of Huntsville at 9PM. For public safety, the larger fireworks display requires the closing of the parking lot in front of the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. Families are encouraged to view the breathtaking, patriotic show from other areas in the vicinity of the Rocket Center. Bridge Street is also a great vantage point!

Stars and Stripes Forever in Madison

July 4 from 2-9 PM, fireworks at 9PM
Cost: FREE
Dublin Park, Madison | More Info

Live music, inflatables, food trucks, and kid’s activities are all a part of this patriotic celebration. There will be a shuttle service from Bob Jones High where parking is required. A fireworks display is scheduled for 9PM. Back this year: a Cornhole Tournament and new this year: a Lip Sync Battle! For more info, call Dublin Park at 256-772-9300.


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Village of Providence 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

July 4th at 7:00 PM, fireworks around 9:05 PM
Cost: FREE
Village of Providence | More Info

Live music by Jed Eye will take place on the lawn – no outside coolers allowed, but you’re encouraged to grab a bite & beverage from one of the many restaurants inside the Entertainment District. Fireworks begin around 9:05 PM. Bring your lawn chairs & bug spray! All outdoor events are subject to reschedule or cancellation due to bad weather. Please check the Village of Providence Facebook page for the latest information.

Red, White, & Boom in Athens

July 4th at sundown
Cost: FREE
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 – bring your chairs!

Smith Lake Fireworks & Music Festival

July 4th at 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $5 per person
Smith Lake Park, AL | More Info

A day full of arts and crafts, food, live music, and fireworks! There will also be a golf cart parade and other contests for the family. Play putt-putt in the newly updated putt-putt course, and the swimming pool will be open. Camp Sites are still available, call 256-739-2916 to make your reservations. Park Admission is $5 per person.


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Fireworks in Guntersville

July 4th at 9:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Guntersville, AL | More Info

The City of Guntersville 4th of July Fireworks will host a fireworks show with synchronized patriotic music broadcasted from WTWX 95.9. Best viewing is from Civitan Park, along Lurleen B. Wallace Drive and Highway 69. Please note there is no stopping or parking allowed on the river bridge.

4th of July in Scottsboro

July 4th from 5-10 PM
Cost: FREE
Scottsboro, AL | More Info

Music, entertainment, a huge boat parade, food, and ending with the BIG Fireworks Show at the Amphitheater beginning at 6 PM.

Did we miss one of your favorite 4th of July events? Let us know in the comments!

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