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Local Fourth of July fireworks displays

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City and towns across the Local 6 area are starting to announce their 4th of July celebrations. We will be adding more events as they are reported to us. To submit a 4th of July event, email newstip@wpsdlocal6.com.

Kentucky:

Paducah - The city's Independence Day Celebration starts at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 4th, with activities all evening before the fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. The celebration will take place in downtown Paducah on Water and Broadway Streets, and below the floodwall on the riverfront. The event is free to attend.

Gilbertsville - A free fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 4th, at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. The fireworks will be held from the breakwall and will start after a free concert ends. The concert starts at 7:00 p.m.

Cadiz - A free fireworks show will be held at Lake Barkley State Resort Park on Friday, July 3rd, at the beach.

Murray - The Briggs and Stratton Fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 4th, starting at 9:30 p.m. They are a part of Freedom Fest which runs July 3rd - 4th. For a full schedule of the festival, click here.

Fancy Farm - St. Jerome Church will have its annual fireworks show on Sunday, July 5th, at 9:00 p.m.

Providence - The city will start celebrating the holiday at 4:00 pm. on Saturday, July 4th. The event will include vendors, live bands, and inflatables. Fireworks will begin around dusk.

Fulton - Fireworks will begin at dusk at Pontotoc Park on Saturday, July 4th. A baseball game will also be held at Lohaus Field between the Fulton Railroaders and Owenboro Oilers. The first 300 guests get into the game for free. The game starts at 5:15 p.m.

Fort Knox - The celebration will begin at 5:00 p.m. at Brooks Parade Field on Saturday, July 4th. Fireworks begin at 10:15 p.m. People attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Mayfield - Glory Days will be held on Saturday, July 4th in downtown Mayfield. Fireworks will begin at 9:00 p.m. at the Mayfield High School track.

Salem - The Salem Baptist Church will host a free BBQ Fest on Sunday, July 5th. The event starts at 6:00 p.m. and will end around 9:00 p.m. Fireworks will be part of the event.

Salem - Faith Church is offering home made ice cream on Friday, July 3rd at 7:30 p.m. with fireworks at dusk. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs.

Calvert City - The AmeriBration Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 4th. The celebration starts at 8:00 a.m. with a parade down 5th Avenue at 7:00 p.m. Fireworks will begin at dusk

Sugar Creek Bay Marina in Murray - Fireworks will begin at dusk on Saturday, July 4th.


Illinois:

Carbondale - The city's fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 4th, and start at 9:00 p.m. in the Carbondale SuperBlock behind University Mall. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs. Bleacher seating will also be available.

Bush - The village will have its fireworks display on Friday, July 3rd, starting at dusk. It will be at the park in the village.

Rend Lake Dam, Benton - Fireworks will be a part of the Bluegill Music Festival which is held on Saturday, July 4th. The fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. For more information on the festival, click here.

Herrin - Fireworks will be held at Herrin Park on Saturday, July 4th.

Goreville - Freedom Fest will run all day on Saturday, July 4th. Fireworks will be held that evening near the concert stage.

Metropolis - Metropolis' Hometown Celebration will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the parking lot of Harrah's casino on Friday, July 3rd. Fireworks will begin at 9:00 p.m.

Elizabethtown - The Hardin County Heritage Festival will be held on Friday, July 3rd. Fireworks will begin at dusk.
 


Tennessee:

Reelfoot Lake, Tiptonville - Fireworks will begin at dusk on Friday, July 3rd. They will be held in the American Legion area.

Cottage Grove - A Freedom Festival will be held on Saturday, July 4th. The event includes a parade and live music. The fireworks will start at 9:00 p.m. More information is on their Facebook page.

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