Your area guide to local 4th of July fireworks

In Springfield

June 26: Rock the Dock  6:00 pm festivities with fireworks around 9:30 pm. The Lake Springfield Marina’s annual Independence Day fireworks show. Fireworks are launched off barges on Lake Springfield and are synchronized to music. The Marina site is the main viewing area with live bands, food and your favorite beverages!  Food, refreshments and plenty of live music in celebrating this great holiday. This year’s main act will feature up and coming country music star Olivia Lane! Tickets are $10 at the door but FREE if you stop by one of the many advertised “ticket stops” presented by Neuhoff Media. Listen to WFMB (Am-1450, FM-104.5) and WCVS (FM-96.7) for more details and locations.More information

July 4: Capital City Celebration 2015. Fireworks at 9:30pm. 2nd St in downtown Springfield. Free. 217-553-2082  Two day festival includes lot of food, music, beer, games, a pageant and more. See the website listed above for the full schedule of events.

July 4: Fireworks at Knight’s: Knight’s Action Park, Caribbean Water Adventure and Route 66 Twin Drive In Theatre invite you to top a day off at this one-of-a-kind attraction with one of the area’s most popular fireworks displays.

July 4: Disabled Americans Veterans Club Fireworks, 25 Club Area, will hold its annual July 4 celebration. Food and entertainment starting at noon. Fireworks at dusk. 529-9725.


June 28: Williamsville 4th of July Celebration Samuel H. Jones Park on Main Street, Williamsville

July 3: Dawson’ Pack the Park from 5-11 pm at Dawson Park. Fireworks at dusk.

July 3: Riverton Fireworks at 9 pm at Riverton Knights of Columbus grounds, 335 S. Fourth Street, Riverton.

July 3: Pana Fireworks at dusk at Tri County Fairgrounds

July 4: Chatham Fireworks at dusk in Chatham Community Park, 700 S. Main Street, Chatham

July 4: Village of Sherman Fireworks show at dusk on Saturday, July 4th in Waldrop Park. Please drive slowly and carefully when in the park due to the high traffic volume and the number of children there.

July 4: Mechanicsburg Fireworks at dark in Community Park.

July 4: Franklin Fourth – Fireworks at dark in Franklin, IL

July 4: Litchfield Fireworks 4-9:30PM at Lake Lou Yaeger-Marina 1, Litchfield

July 4: Decatur 4th of July Fireworks at Dusk in Nelson Park – Over Lake Decatur, 200 Nelson Blvd, Decatur

July 4: Athens Fireworks at dusk in Athens Community Park

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  1. Jennifer says:

    Wondering if there is anywhere that might have fireworks on the 3rd?

  2. Lisa says:

    Jennifer, Dawson is having fireworks on the 3rd.

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