You Won’t Want To Miss These Incredible Fireworks Shows In West Virginia This Year

America’s birthday is fast approaching, and West Virginia is getting ready to party! As the holiday approaches, you might be asking, “where can I find fireworks near me this year?” In both 2015 and 2016, we told you all about the fantastic places to see fireworks in West Virginia. This year the shows will be even better, as many of the communities hit hard by the flooding last year have rebuilt, and are ready to celebrate once again.

Here are a few of West Virginia’s most spectacular celebrations.

In addition to these great events, there will be many other fireworks shows throughout the state. Here are all the shows that we know about in West Virginia for 2017, organized by county.

Berkeley County

-Martinsburg, July 4. The fireworks display will take place at Townsend Field at War Memorial Park. The park will be open all day to the public for swimming and miniature golf at the park before the fireworks display at night.

Brooke County

– Weirton, July 1st. There will be a parade at 10 AM on Main Street, a festival at 12 PM, and the Wheeling Symphony at 7:30 PM at Weirton Event Center. Fireworks will follow at the Ballfield.

Cabell County

-Huntington, July 3. The annual Dawg Dazzle will take place at Harris Riverfront Park. There will be concerts featuring Granger Smith and Special Guest Earl Dibbles Jr, plus Stephanie Quayle, and Kala DeHart & Rivertown. The area’s largest fireworks display will take place after the concerts.

Fayette County

-Lansing, July 2. Adventures on the Gorge presents one of the state’s most elaborate fireworks shows, right over the New River Gorge. You can’t beat these views!

Hancock County

– Chester, July 4th. There will be a 5k Freedom Run at 9 AM, kids activities at 11:30 AM, food and vendors at 11 AM, a duck race at noon, entertainment starting at 1 PM, a parade at 4 PM, and Fireworks at 10 PM.

– Weirton, July 1st. There will be a parade at 10 AM on Main Street, a festival at 12 PM, and the Wheeling Symphony at 7:30 PM at Weirton Event Center. Fireworks will follow at the Ballfield.

Jefferson County

-Shenandoah Junction, July 1. This annual show will be held at Sam Michael’s Park. There will be family entertainment all day before the fireworks.

Marion County

-Fairmont, July 4. Enjoy music at Palatine Park. The Shinnston Community Band starts the day’s entertainment at noon, followed by the Morgantown Jazz Ensemble, and then BuckShot VB at 6 PM. The fireworks show begins at 10:00 pm.

-Fairview, July 4. Celebrate the Fourth of July in Fairview! The theme for this year is “America’s Bright Future.” There will be entertainment and speakers throughout the day. Fireworks will start at 10 PM.

-Mannington, July 4. Come out to Hough Park for live entertainment, games, and refreshments vendors starting at 5 pm. Fireworks will start after dark.

Marshall County

– Cameron, July 4th. Fireworks will start at 10 PM.

– Moundsville, July 2nd. Fireworks can be seen at Valley Fork Park at dusk.

Mason County

-Point Pleasant, July 1. Fireworks will conclude the evening at the Sternwheel Regatta Festival.

Monongalia County

– Morgantown, July 4. There will be a parade, an awards ceremony at the courthouse downtown, live music at the Hazel Ruby Mcquain Amphitheater on the riverfront by Desert Highway, an Eagles Tribute band, and an impressive fireworks display over the river at 10 PM.

Ohio County

-Bethlehem, July 2. Fireworks begin at dusk at Bethlehem Community Park.

– Elm Grove, July 1. Fireworks begin at dusk.

– Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, July 2. Fireworks begin at dusk.

– Wheeling, July 4. Fireworks start at 9:45 PM at Heritage Port.

Pocahontas County

-Snowshoe, July 2. Fireworks will be displayed at the Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

Preston County

-Terra Alta, July 4. Celebrate the oldest, continuous July 4th celebration in the state of West Virginia with carnival rides, vendors, fire department giveaways, chicken dinners cooked by the TAVFD, a parade, fireworks, and a demolition derby.

Raleigh County

-Beckley, July 2. Fireworks will be displayed after the Miner’s game

-Beckley, July 4. The city will be setting off fireworks by the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center.

Taylor County

-Grafton, July 4. A fireworks display is being planned with donations from the community.

Tucker County

-Thomas, July 1. Celebrate Mountaineer Days from Jun 30 – Jul 2. There will be festival events and fireworks after dark on July 1.

Upshur County

-Buckhannon, June 30. The annual Fourth of July Celebration will be held on Friday in conjunction with Festival Fridays. Activities will include a hot dog eating contest, cake walk, bounce house, Mega Slide, rock climbing wall, archery shoot, volleyball, bocce ball, corn hole tournaments, hoop shoot, performances, 50/50 drawings, silent auction, and GOTCHA Archery. Fireworks will follow after dark.

Wayne County

-Huntington, July 3. The annual Dawg Dazzle will take place at Harris Riverfront Park. There will be concerts featuring Granger Smith and Special Guest Earl Dibbles Jr, plus Stephanie Quayle, and Kala DeHart & Rivertown. The area’s largest fireworks display will take place after the concerts.

Wetzel County

– Hundred, July 1st. Fireworks will take place at dusk.
– New Martinsville, July 2nd. Enjoy the Back Home Appalachian Arts & Music Festival, with fireworks at dusk.

Did we miss an upcoming fireworks show near you? Let us know in the comments.

For more fun in West Virginia this summer, check out this list of 10 destinations everyone in West Virginia needs to visit this summer.