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4th of July Fireworks Guide

Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks galore! Festivities and displays kick off Thursday, July 2nd and last through Saturday, July 4th. Here’s a list of what’s going on nearby!

 

FRIDAY, JULY 3RD

Fireworks on the Mississippi

Enjoy live music by The Wherehouse Project and the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America prior to a stunning fireworks display over the Mississippi. Gates open at 5 pm, music begins at 6, and fireworks begin at 9:30. Please call (800) 258-6645 with any questions.

Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater
1 Riverfront Drive
Alton, IL 62002
(800) 258-6645
General Admission: FREE
VIP: $25
 
 

Red, White, And Brew

Old Bakery Beer Co. and Hansen Meat Co. are coming together to host a spectacular fireworks viewing party, complete with delicious BBQ and beer! The celebration begins at 6 pm, live music by Blues Handle Band will start at 7, and fireworks shoot off around 9.

Old Bakery Beer Co.
400 Landmarks Blvd.
Alton, IL 62002
(618) 463-1470
Admission: $5 cover (includes chair for the night)
 
 

Fireworks Viewing Party: Alton

Get the best view of Alton fireworks from 50 feet, 100 feet, or 150 feet above ground on the decks of Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower. Bring your own chair and snacks, but alcohol is prohibited. Seating is limited; reserve your space now by calling (618) 251-9101.

Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower
435 Confluence Tower Drive
Hartford, IL 62048
(618) 251-9101
Admission:
Top level (150 feet) –  $20
Middle level (100 feet) – $15
Lower level (50 feet) – $10
 
 

SATURDAY, JULY 4TH

Godfrey Family Fun Fest with Fireworks

Enjoy various vendors, games, a climbing wall, a zip line, concessions, and more! Additionally, the 2015 theme of the famous Great Godfrey Corn Maze will be revealed. Festivities begin at 5 pm, and fireworks start around 9.

Robert E. Glazebrook Community Park
1401 Stamper Lane
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 466-1483
Admission: FREE
 
 

Fireworks Viewing Party: Edwardsville

Get the best view of Edwardsville fireworks from 50 feet, 100 feet, or 150 feet above ground on the decks of Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower. Bring your own chair and snacks, but alcohol is prohibited. Seating is limited; reserve your space now by calling (618) 251-9101.

Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower
435 Confluence Tower Drive
Hartford, IL 62048
(618) 251-9101
Admission:
Top level (150 feet) –  $20
Middle level (100 feet) – $15
Lower level (50 feet) – $10
 
 

Celebrate all weekend long at Fair St. Louis!

Just a 35 minute drive from The BEALL MANSION, Fair St. Louis in Forest Park offers countless entertainers and endless fun, plus a spectacular fireworks display each night. A St. Louis tradition, the 133rd annual Veiled Prophet Parade kicks off Saturday, July 4th at 9:45 am. See the event lineup for more details.

Forest Park (Art Hill)
5595 Grand Drive
St. Louis, MO 63112
Admission: FREE
Hours:
Thursday, July 2nd: 5 pm – 10:30 pm
Friday, July 3rd: 12 pm – 10:30 pm
Saturday, July 4th: 12 pm – 10:30 pm
 
 
 
***Grafton Fireworks are off for this weekend due to flooding but will be rescheduled. We’ll keep you posted.***
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