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Allentown Celebrates Independence with Fireworks

Allentown Celebrates Independence with Fireworks
The City of Allentown’s Independence Celebration & Fireworks will take place at J. Birney Crum Stadium on Wednesday, July 4 from 6:00pm-9:30pm. The event features live music, family friendly entertainment, delicious food options and a rousing musical fireworks show.

This is a free event open to the public. All the fun begins at 6:00pm inside J. Birney Crum Stadium, with performances including dance performances by XCAPE Hip Hop Dance Group and Sharon Plessl School of Dance; and band performances by Scott Marshall’s Highway, James Supra Blues Band and Billy Bauer Band. The Allentown Summer Playground Program children will perform the traditional Flag Drill as part of the celebration.

There will be children’s activities and prizes for kids to win from 6:00pm – 8:00pm inside the stadium.

The West End Fire Station will also be hosting an open house from 6:00 – 8:00pm where children and their families can stop by to meet some of Allentown’s firefighters and check out the fire engines.

The night will be capped by a brilliant fireworks show that is sure to dazzle the audience. The fireworks show will be accompanied by music broadcast through J. Birney Crum Stadium.

ZY Pyrotechnics of Wapwallopen, Pa. is producing this year’s fireworks show. The show will be bigger and better than ever for 2018!

The City of Allentown thanks the sponsors and partners of the 2018 Allentown Independence Celebration- RCN, Cumulus Media, Friends of the Allentown Parks, and Sharon Plessl School of Dance.

The rain date is Thursday, July 5.

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