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Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in the South Hills of Pittsburgh

Fireworks and 4th of July Celebrations in and around the South Hills of Pittsburgh

By Emily Papa, Macaroni Kid South Hills of Pittsburgh Publisher June 28, 2021

There's something so spectacular about watching fireworks on the Fourth of July. That small colorful flame, jet-rocketing into the sky; only to explode into hundreds of smaller flames. The smell of sulfur and food on the grill...  add some patriotic music in the background, and you'll probably catch a tear from this mama. Growing up in Bethel Park, on the Fourth of July, my friends and I always loved to watch fireworks from the South Hills Village parking lot. When we got a little older, we'd take the trolley to downtown Pittsburgh and catch them at Point State Park. One of my favorite things about where I live now, is that we manage to see fireworks on all holidays in a total 360 degree view from our house. That was a HUGE advantage when the kids were really little, and I didn't want to keep them out that late. I could pull them out of bed and snuggle them right on the back porch for a quick show before tucking them back in for the night. Now that they are getting older, they want to experience the whole shebang, so this mama has to stay in the know. Since it takes a village, we have rounded up some of the best spots in and around the South Hills of Pittsburgh to watch fireworks this Fourth of July. Click on any of the links below for more details about fireworks happening near you. 

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CITY OF PITTSBURGH

DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH

2021 Independence Day Celebration
When: Sunday, July 4 – Fireworks at 9:35 PM
Where: Point State Park
https://pittsburghpa.gov/july4/

SOUTH HILLS

Kennywood Park
Celebrate America & Fireworks
When: Friday, July 2 - Monday, July 5th – Fireworks at 9:30
Where: Kennywood Amusement Park
More Info Here!

Brentwood
4th of July Parade
When: Sunday, July 4th: Parade starts at 1pm
Where: Find parade route HERE

Dormont
Dormont Day & Fireworks
When: Sunday, July 4 – Pool is scheduled to be open from 1-6pm - Fireworks at dusk
Where: Dormont Park/Pool Parking Lot
http://boro.dormont.pa.us/event/july-4th-fireworks-dormont-day/

Mt. Lebanon
Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks
When:  Sunday, July 4 Fireworks at 9:30 PM
Where: Mt. Lebanon Park
https://www.mtlebanon.org/1926/July-4th-Information

Pleasant Hills
Community Day and Fireworks
When: Saturday, August 7 – Bands at 4pm; Fireworks at 9:45 PM
Where: Mowry Park
https://www.pleasanthillspa.com/index.php/pleasant-hills-community-day

PITTSBURGH WEST/ROBINSON/SW

Carnegie
Independence Day Celebration
When: Saturday, July 3: Beginning at 2pm, Fireworks at dusk
Where: Carnegie Park

Crafton
Fireworks in the Park
When: Sunday, July 4th: 7pm Kona Ice, PGH Crepes, Concessions by Local Non-Profits, 7:30 Band: Trainwreck, 9:30pm Fireworks
Where: Crafton Park
More Info Here!

Findlay Township
Independence Day Fireworks Celebration 2021
When: July 3rd 7:30pm Fireworks start approx 9:45pm
Where: Recreation and Sports Complex at Leopold Lake

Leetsdale
When: Sunday, July 4 Fireworks at dusk
Where: Leetsdale - there will be no parade this year
https://www.leetsdaleboro.net/

McDonald
McSummerfest/Fireworks
When: July 2nd Fireworks at Dusk
Where: 

Moon Township
4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
When: Sunday, July 4 – 4:00 PM; Fireworks start at 10pm
Where: Moon Park
More Info HERE

Robinson
4th of July Fireworks
When: Sunday, July 4 – Fireworks at dusk
Where: Burkett’s Sports and Recreation Complex
https://townshipofrobinson.com/special-events/

Scott Township
Scott Township 4th of July Fireworks
When: Sunday, July 4 Fireworks at approximately 9:30
Where: Scott Park
https://www.facebook.com/events/195332681361145/

South Fayette
South Fayette - Upper St. Clair Fireworks
When: Sunday, July 4 – Fireworks at 9:30 PM
Where: Fairview Park

MORE FIREWORKS AROUND PITTSBURGH

Butler
The Big Butler Fair & Fireworks
When: July 2nd - July 10th Fireworks on July 4th
Where: Big Butler Fair, Prospect
https://www.bigbutlerfair.com/fair-schedule

Canonsburg
Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks
When: Saturday, July 3rd Parade starts at 10am, Free swimming at Canonsburg Town Pool, 10pm Fireworks
Where: Canonsburg

Glenshaw 
Community Day and Fireworks
When: Saturday, July 3rd 12-4pm Family Fun activities, kids crafts, food trucks amend more
Where: Tanger Outlets

Monroeville July 4th Fireworks
July 4th Fireworks
When: Sunday, July 4th Fireworks start at 9:30pm. No parade this year.
Where: Monroeville Mall

Mars
Independence Day Parade
When: Sunday, July 4th - Parade starts at 1, fireworks at dusk
Where: Woodland Valley Church

Washington
Tanger Outlets Fourth of July Weekend Block Party
When: Saturday, July 3rd 12-4pm Family Fun activities, kids crafts, food trucks amend more
Where: Tanger Outlets

Zelienople  
July 4th Celebration
When: Sunday, July 4th Fireworks start at 9:45pm or dusk
Where: Zelienople Community Park


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