Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Fourth of July Festivities Planned around the Region

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Fourth of July Festivities Planned around the Region

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Here is a roundup of some Fourth of July weekend events and fireworks scheduled throughout the Pittsburgh region:


A celebration with concessions, giveaways and a disc jockey is set from 8 to 10 p.m. Sunday at the pavilion at the recreation and sports facility at Leopold Lake, 810 Route 30, Imperial. Fireworks are at 9:45. The rain date for fireworks is July 10.


A Jimmy Buffet tribute band, the Buffetman and his Fruitcake Band, will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Renziehausen Park. Fireworks will follow at 9 p.m.


The annual Fourth of July parade will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at the Miracle Mile Shopping Center on William Penn Highway and end at Macy's at Monroeville Mall. A fireworks display will be held at 9:30 behind Monroeville Mall.


The annual Firecracker 5K Run and Walk will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday on a looped course through Moon Park. The park will host its annual Independence Day celebration at 4 p.m. Monday. The event will feature live entertainment from country band High Valley and local artists Frank Vieira, Sarah Marince and the Stoney River Boys; food vendors; giant inflatables; children's activities; a military salute; a live broadcast by Y108; and Zambelli fireworks.


A holiday celebration will be held Sunday in Veterans Park on Diamond Street with music, games and food vendors starting at 7 p.m. Fireworks go off around 10 p.m.


The town will host a holiday festival at 6 p.m. Saturday on Barnes Street in the downtown district. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.


Fireworks will begin at dusk Monday at Burkett Sports and Recreation Complex in Burkett Park, 5476 Steubenville Pike.


A parade will step off at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John Lutheran Church on Perry Highway and proceed north on Perry Highway to Brandt's Funeral Home. Community Day festivities begin at 4 p.m. at the Ross Community Center, 1000 Ross Municipal Drive, and will include crafts, carnival games, food vendors, a petting zoo and live music. Fireworks display starts at 9:30 p.m.


Community Day starts at 8:30 a. …

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