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Find Fourth of July fireworks, concerts and celebrations near you

26 June 2017, 11:16 | Doyle Barker

Fire up your Fourth with these Independence Day events

This year you can make a weekend of your Independence Day celebration

The festival kicks off from 3 to 11 p.m. Monday, July 3, at Stone Bank Community Park, W335 N6983 Stone Bank Road.

Jill and the Authentics will be the Friday night headliner.

Patriot, Indiana - The Town of Patriot will mark Independence Day with a parade starting at 10:00 a.m.

America's Celebration Newport Motorcycle Rally - This four-day event includes live entertainment, food and drink and plenty of motorcycles.

Paradise Bay Mobile Home Hideaway in Indian Beach is holding a golf cart and bicycle parade, which they expect to include 80 to 100 participants. Miss, and Miss Indian Lake; open microphone from 3:30 to 6 p.m.; auto show registration 10 1 p.m. and awards at 3 p.m.; fireworks at 10 p.m.

9OYS is a proud sponsor of this event. Enjoy the fireworks display along the riverfront at 10 p.m. on July 3rd.

There will be an evening of music with Hank, Pattie, and the Current, and fireworks start at sunset. Designed with the intent of bringing people together for old-fashioned family fun, Oakley, Antioch and Pittsburg have pulled out all the stops.Oakley gets top billing as it holds its celebration on Saturday, aligning the nation's birthday with the 18th anniversary of its cityhood.Held at Freedom High School Soccer Basin, with activities beginning at 6 p.m., it's described by Nancy Marquez-Suarez, assistant to the city manager/HR manager, as a big block party with families, friends and neighbors gathering to enjoy a fun, family event. No other group or organization has come forward to take over the Independence Day fireworks show.

Versailles, Indiana - Versailles State Park hosts its annual fireworks event at Versailles Lake starting at dusk.

- Brighton - 4 p.m., with fireworks at 9:45 p.m., Carmichael Park, Brighton; Non-members may watch the fireworks for free from nearby public areas.

- Manitou Springs - 4th of July Fireworks: 9 p.m., Manitou Springs;

The parade line-up begins at 8:30 Spring Hill Post Office, 223 Town Center Parkway, and the parade begins at 9 a.m. Children are encouraged to decorate their bikes, scooters and wagons in patriotic colors, or simply walk or ride in the parade, to celebrate Independence Day in a fun way, city officials said.

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Handicapped accessible parking will be available at Lawson Creek Park. Free. Details: Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First St.; Lake Grove Swim Park, 3800 Lakeview Blvd. The City will also offer shuttle service from Stanley White Recreation Center (901 Chapman Street).

West Side Fireworks Extravangaza - Food trucks, games and more will be available leading up to the evening's fireworks show.

At City Park, family-friendly activities will include a corn hole toss, water balloons, a large Connect 4 game and chalk art.

Time: 5 to 9:30 p.m. The $3 meals include hot dogs and fixings.

- Boulder - Ralphie's Independence Day Blast: Live music with Ralphie, CU mascot and fireworks at dusk, Folsom Field, Boulder;

- Northglenn - July 4th Festival: Run, duck derby, with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., E.B. Rains Jr.

Base*FEST at Camp Lejeune will offer free admission for all attendees, with a purchase option for VIP experiences.

The 34th Annual Freedom Festival will begin at 2 p.m. on July 4 at Onslow Pines Park.

There will be live entertainment throughout the day as well as food vendors, crafts, children's activities, amusement rides and MORE! A parade through Metamora will start at 6:00 p.m.

There is no alcohol, no pets, no personal fireworks, no firearms allowed at this event.

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