Top 2018 Pittsburgh Fourth of July Events and Fireworks

It's that flag waving, barbecue grilling, boom-and-flash time of the year again in the burgh! So tune up your Yankee-Doodle, unfurl Old Glory and make plans for these patriotic Pittsburgh fireworks and 4th of July celebrations. Check out these featured 2018 Pittsburgh Fourth of July events happening throughout the Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania region.

EQT Flashes of Freedom
7/4 - 9:35 PM
The EQT Flashes of Freedom is Pittsburgh's official 4th of July celebration! There is always plenty of food & drink,  entertainment and of course fireworks!

The EQT Flashes of Freedom Fireworks are recognized as one of the top ten fireworks displays in the country, according to the American Pyrotechnics Association. They are fired from the confluence of the three rivers at 9:35pm. The display is choreographed to a patriotic soundtrack that can be heard in Point State Park and on KDKA 1020 am.
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Fourth of July at Fort Pitt
7/4 - 11:00 AM
Celebrate the Fourth of July by learning about Fort Pitt and Western Pennsylvania’s role in the American Revolution.
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Heinz History Center Flag Ceremony
7/4 - 12:00 PM
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a ceremonial flag ceremony and folding in the History Center’s Great Hall.
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Meadowcroft Independence Day Celebration
7/4 - 1:00 PM
Celebrate the spirit of America with historical demonstrations and period games at Meadowcroft on Independence Day.
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Fort Pitt Museum Fort Night – 18th Century Taverns
7/4 - 5:30 PM
Explore the Fort Pitt Museum before the 4th of July fireworks in another after-hours event designed for guests 21 and older.
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Kennywood Celebrate America Days
West Mifflin, PA
6/30 - 7/4
Celebrate America
Oh, say can you see five straight nights of fireworks?! Kennywood’s traditional Independence Day activities stretch nearly an entire week, with music performances and magic tricks, the Silver Star Meats Hot Dog Eating Contest and the always-popular Wiener 100 dachshund races. Each evening ends with a star-studded fireworks show!
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The Big Butler Fair 4th of July Celebration
Butler Fairgrounds
7/1 - 7/9
The Big Butler Fair, now celebrating its 161st anniversary, is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival. Our fair is considered by many to be the best of its kind in the country.
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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort 4th of July Celebration
Farmington, PA
6/29 - 7/06
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is marking the 4th of July with a big celebration. Annual Fireworks Display will begin at 9:30 pm on Wed, July 4.
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Fourth of July Pittsburgh Dinner Cruise on the Gateway Clipper
As the fireworks light up the Pittsburgh sky to celebrate the 4th of July, you will be aboard a comfortable, climate-controlled riverboat with the best view of the colorful sky. This birthday celebration of the U.S. A. also includes a DJ, a wonderful buffet and the best hospitality that Pittsburgh has to offer!
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4th of July Celebration and Fireworks at Idlewild & SoakZone!
Ligonier, PA
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