Several towns in our area, including Wilkes-Barre, are planning fireworks displays to celebrate Independence Day. Take a look at the list to see what’s happening in your area.
- Hazleton celebrates its 14th annual Hold Your Flag High Day. Gates to the family event at Harman-Geist Stadium, 284 S. Fulton Court, open at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk. The first 5,000 to arrive will receive a free flag. Entertainment provided by local talent. Donations accepted at the gate.
- Fireworks at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs: Highway 315, Plains Township. Approximately 9:30 p.m. at the grandstand. Free.
- Wright Township Fireworks: Fireworks at dusk. Park opens 6:30 p.m. Wright Township Municipal Park, 321 S. Mountain Blvd. Rain date, July 5.
- Mountain Top Fourth of July Parade: Between the Chalet Restaurant and Turkey Hill, state Route 309, Fairview Township, to the Triangle, down South Main Road to the Wright Township Municipal Building. 10 a.m.; lineup, 9:30 a.m.
- Wilkes-Barre’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July: Kirby Park, Market Street, Wilkes-Barre. Fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Featuring the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic.
- Wilkes-Barre Township Fireworks: Kennedy Park, Kennedy Street. Fireworks at dusk.
- Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders July 4th Spectacular: PNC Field, 235 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic. Fireworks after game against the Buffalo Bisons. Visit swbrailriders.com.
- Mount Airy Fireworks Spectacular: Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 9 p.m. Free.
To allow our employees to celebrate the 4th of July, The Design Center in Forty Fort will closed from July 4-7. We will reopen on Monday, July 8 at 8:30 a.m.
We hope everyone has a safe and happy 4th of July!