Local 4th of July Celebrations

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Join us July 2nd for the 5th annual WDTV Jenkins Subaru Hyundai
Fireworks Spectacular on Bridgeport Hill. The show begins at 10.

Below are celebrations in North Central West Virginia. If you would like your celebration to be added, email news@wdtv.com.

Barbour County:
July 7: Fireworks Celebration at the Barbour County Fairgounds .
Gates open at 7 p.m. Fireworks at Dusk. Rain date is July 8.
Donations will be accepted at the gate to benefit Philip
Barbour High School Cross Country & FBLA.
Doddridge County:
July 4: Fireworks at the Doddridge County Park. The celebration
begins at approx. 10 p.m.
July 6: Fireworks at Mount Salem Baptist Church. The event begins
at 7 p.m.
Harrison County:
July 2: The 5th annual WDTV Jenkins Subaru Hyundai
Fireworks Spectacular on Bridgeport Hill. The show begins at
10 p.m..
July 3: The Celebrate America Concert at the Clarksburg
Amphitheater begins at 7:30 p.m. The Wheeling Symphony
Orchestra will play followed by fireworks.
July 1: The Independence Day Celebration in Shinnston!
Festivities begin at Noon with inflatables and fun at the pool!
4:00 pm is the return of Dave's Famous T&L Hotdogs Big
Dog contest. Entertainment to follow, as the Shinnston
Community Band performance kicks off at 8:00 pm with a
fireworks show sponsored by Civil & Environmental
Consultants, Inc. will cap off the night. The celebration is at
Ferguson Park.
Marion County:
July 4: The town of Fairview will observe Independence Day with
an old-fashioned celebration. This year’s celebration is themed
“America’s Bright Future.” Festivities include the Ray Hedrick
5K Fun Run, the grand parade at 10 a.m., a concert by the
Fairview Community Band, and a speaking program with guest
speaker Mel Coleman at 1 p.m. Coleman is the principal of
Fairview Elementary School and has spent many years dedicated
to educating Marion County students as both a teacher and
administrator. Following the speaking program, students from the
Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts will provide
entertainment, followed by games and contests for all ages,
including a cake walk. The annual "Acoustic Jam Session” will
also take place during this time.The remainder of the evening
includes magician Steve Haberman, entertainment from the local
band It’s All Relative, and a flag presentation by Fairview’s own
Mark Jones. There will also be performances by award-winning
musicians Dan Kessinger and Friends, and two shows by The
Marshall Lowry Band. The celebration will conclude with fireworks
at 10 p.m.
July 4: 4th of July celebration at Palatine Park. The Shinnston
Community Band will play at 12:30 p.m. There will then be a
fireman's challenge at 2 p.m., and a first responder parade at
3:30 p.m. There will be a first responder ceremony with
awards at 5 p.m. The Morgantown Jazz Ensemble will play at
6 p.m. There will be BuckShot playing at 8 p.m., and fireworks
at 10 p.m.
Monongalia County:
July 4: Music provided by C.B.at the Hazel Ruby McQuain
Riverfront Park at 11 a.m. At 5:00 p.m. there will be bike
decorating for all ages at the Public Safety Building on
Spruce Street. Helmets are required, and participants will
ride their decorated bikes in the 4th of July parade, which
begins at 6:30.
Randolph County:
July 1: Live music & fireworks at Davis & Elkins Amphitheater.
Music begins at 7 p.m., and fireworks begin at dark.
Ritchie County:
July 7: Fourth of July celebration at Eldon J. Haught Lakeside
Recreation Area. The celebration begins at 4 p.m. with
music at 9 p.m. and fireworks at dark.
Tucker County:
Canaan Valley
June 30-July 2: Mountaineer Days on in Thomas, W.Va. Events
include a cake walk, patriotic bicycle decorating
contest, firemen’s water battle, parade, crafts and a
variety of music and dancing.
July 1:Bring a lawn chair and your camera to downtown
Thomas for the fireworks show beginning after 8:30 p.m.
July 1-2: Celebrate the wind over the 4th of July weekend in the
mountains of Canaan Valley during Windfest on. Enjoy
jumbo kite demonstrations, workshops, and more during
the two-day weekend.
July 3: The Tucker County Alpine Festival
presents Celebration of the Arts, with a free afternoon
concert featuring The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra at
Canaan Valley Resort Ski Area. Bring your lawn chairs and
blankets. Concert begins at 3 p.m. Food and beverages will
be offered.
Upshur County:
June 30: :Some activities include 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,
GOTCHA Archery!, good food, lots of fun for everyone,
and fireworks. Bring your lawn chair to Jawbone Park and
spend the evening.