(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — If you’re looking to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday this weekend and aren’t sure what to do, we have compiled a list for you of local fireworks shows and parades so you don’t miss a thing.


  • Lights Over Lake Erie: Sunday, July 3 — 10 p.m. at Dobbins Landing in downtown Erie
  • SeaWolves Fireworks Night: July 1 & 2 fireworks at 6:35 p.m. ; July 3 — fireworks at 6:05 p.m. at the UPMC Park in downtown Erie
  • Boro with the Works: Sunday, July 3 — kicks off at 6 p.m. near Mallory Lake on the PennWest Edinboro campus
  • Albion Fireworks Festival: July 2 & 3– fireworks begin at dusk Sunday at the Albion Boro Park
  • Lawrence Park fireworks by Zambelli — fireworks at 10 p.m. at the Iroquois HS Stadium (Music by DJ Ray will take place before the fireworks from 7 to 10 p.m.)
  • Enjoy the Fourth at Gibson Park: July 4 — 4-8 p.m. at Gibson Park in North East. Fireworks to follow at dusk at Granite Ridge (former Mercyhurst University North East campus).
  • Warren County Fourth of July Celebration 2022: July 1-4 at Betts Park
    • Friday July 1 — Music in the Park at Betts Park featuring Backlog, and a Food Truck event
    • Saturday July 2 — 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Food Trucks, various events, and Surprise Guise will play from 7 to 10 p.m.
    • Sunday July 3 — 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Food Trucks, and other various activities
      • Small Town Revolution will play from 7 to 10 p.m.
      • fireworks at 10 p.m.
  • The Ultimate Freedom Event in Meadville: July 4 at the Crawford County Fairgrounds
    • Classic Car Cruise-In at 3 p.m.
    • Kids Zone 4-8 p.m. Activities include bouncy houses, face painting, pony rides, games, etc.  Magic Steve will be there from 5:30-9:30, with a show at 9 p.m.  
    • fireworks at 10 p.m.

Fourth of July Parades

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