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2013 Fourth of July events

Thunder on the Mountain is happening rain or shine at 9 p.m. You can see the fireworks from anyplace you can see Vulcan! Source: Clare Huddleston/WBRC Thunder on the Mountain is happening rain or shine at 9 p.m. You can see the fireworks from anyplace you can see Vulcan! Source: Clare Huddleston/WBRC
A close-up look at some of the biggest fireworks planned for Thursday night at Thunder on the Mountain. Source: Clare Huddleston/WBRC A close-up look at some of the biggest fireworks planned for Thursday night at Thunder on the Mountain. Source: Clare Huddleston/WBRC
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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Check out some of the events happening around Central Alabama this Fourth of July:

Thunder on the Mountain - Pick a spot in downtown Birmingham to watch this long-running fireworks show. If you're going to the Barons game that night, you'll get the added bonus of watching Thunder on the Mountain from the stadium. Click here to learn how you can watch the show in person, on air and online.

4th of July Celebration in Homewood - Downtown Homewood offers another great spot for viewing the fireworks from Thunder on the Mountain. Two blocks of 18th Street and one block of 29th Ave. South will be blocked off for the festivities, which will include rides for kids, music and other attractions. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and ends with the 9 p.m. fireworks display. For more info and any weather-related updates, visit http://homewoodparks.com.

Freedom Fest - Happening at the Hoover Met July 4. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. you can enjoy a car show and live music and entertainment. The fireworks show will begin at 9 p.m.

Freedom Celebration '13 in Trussville - Celebrate our nation's independence at the Mall in historic downtown Trussville on Thursday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Local vendors will be selling food, free inflatables will be set up for the kids, and Act of Congress will be playing for free. Fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. More details: www.trussvillefreedomcelebration.com

Fourth of July Fireworks show in Gadsden - The Gadsden-Etowah Patriots Association will shoot fireworks from the Hobby Lobby at 9 p.m. On their Facebook page they say the best place to watch the show is from the amphitheater.

Celebration on the River - Tuscaloosa's annual Fourth of July event begins at 6 p.m. at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Leading up to the 9 p.m. fireworks show, families can enjoy a free kids zone and performance by the Tuscaloosa Symphony. For more information and admission prices please visit tuscaloosaamphitheater.com

Oxford Fireworks Show - The city of Oxford has a whole day of patriotic events planned. The day culminates in a fireworks show at 9 p.m. For more information, please visit http://www.oxfordalabama.org.

Smith Lake Park Fourth of July Blowout - Head over to Smith Lake Park in Cullman County for a day of family activities, food, live music and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. Please visit http://www.cullmancountyparks.com/events.htm for more information and admission prices.

The Big Kaboom in Chelsea – Enjoy family fun, a magic show and a fireworks in the Chelsea Park subdivision on Wednesday, July 3. Entertainment begins at 8 p.m. and the fireworks spectacular starts at 9 p.m. See details on www.cityofchelsea.com.

Pell City fireworks - A fireworks show kicks off at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, July 4 at the Lakeside Park in Pell City. Check the Pell City Civic Center/LakesidePark/Sport Complex Facebook page for updates.


CANCELED/POSTPONED Fourth of July events

Vestavia Hills' "I Love America Summer Celebration Series" originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 3 has been postponed to Friday, July 12. Find out more on their Facebook page here.

Independence Day 1776! - American Village in Montevallo has cancelled their annual Fourth of July event.

"Due to the forecast of a 100% chance of heavy and possibly flooding rains tonight and tomorrow, and due to the American Village's dependence on using grassy fields for parking for thousands of visitors, we regret it is necessary to cancel our Independence Day celebration.  The Village will be closed to the public tomorrow and Friday and will resume its regular public schedule at 10 a.m. on Monday," American Village posted on their website, www.americanvillage.org.

 

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