Where to see 4th of July Fireworks around Portland

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

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

Personal fireworks are prohibited at Indiana State Parks.

USA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration. 5-10 p.m.at Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St. Event to celebrate the 241st birthday of the USA and the 268th birthday of the City of Alexandria, featuring entertainment, cannon salute during the 1812 Overture, food and beverage sales, and fireworks at 9:30.

► When: July 1 from 5 to 10:30 p.m.

Montgomery County is again hosting two free fireworks shows this year. Fife and Drum Corps at 11:00 a.m., followed by live reading of the Declaration of Independence.

11 a.m. July 4. Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m. Adults can give their chomping skills a try in Vienna's second annual hot dog-eating contest. However, parking will be very limited, a majority of the roads in and around viewing locations will be closed to vehicle traffic, and residents are asked to obey all police signs.

When it comes to Independence Day fireworks across the country, these cities' shows explode above the rest. Features a "fireworks before the fireworks" street party at 5 p.m. with food, drinks, live music, and entertainment.

- Another Arnold event, "Celebrate America", will be held Sunday, July 2.

Cheektowaga Independence Day Parade - Step-off at noon Tuesday, July 4, at Harlem Road between Walden Avenue and Cheektowaga Town Park, Cheektowaga.

Here's a look at some of the Independence Day celebrations scheduled in our local communities.

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and we have the answer to the question on everyone's mind: where are the fireworks? Parking is $10 per auto. Antique cars, animals, dancers and more will be a part of the parade from 9:30 a.m.to 12 p.m.

The Corbett Fun Fest features a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. a parade, games, and live music beginning at 2 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Admission: $10 plus $5 parking fee; free for children under 3. Call the Fairfax County Park Authority at 703-471-5415 to reserve a space. Festivities will begin at 4 p.m. lasting until 10 p.m., July 4. Some seats will be available near the playground at Southside Park, but the majority of seating will be at Yeonas Park, which is located immediately to the east. There will be beer and bites all weekend long, with a fireworks display Monday after dark. And, at 9:30 p.m., it's time for the big event: the fireworks display. A drop-off zone will be available to drop off people with disabilities or large items in the west parking lot of EB Rains Park.

Litchfield Independence Day Fireworks will be at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4 at Lake Lou Yaeger, Marina 1, 4313 Beach House Trail. This free event, which runs from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. also includes a performance by the Fife and Drum Corps and free access to the Palace gardens.

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

Sparks in the Park - Saturday, July 1, at Bogue Falaya Park. Fireworks shows start at dusk unless otherwise stated. The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m.in The District and fireworks will start at 9:15 p.m.

There will be numerous activities throughout the day, according to the City of Madison website. The farm has great views and plenty of parking.

July 4 falls on a Tuesday in 2017. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

The route begins at Roosevelt Park at South Main and Jefferson streets. Patriotic music from the Marine Corps Band and fireworks from the Peristyle.

- Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. Nashville Sounds and Fireworks: 6:40 p.m., Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for ticket prices: skysox.com.

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