Of course, summer is a very popular time for travel and vacations, especially around the 4th of July. For those that would like to travel a bit without going too far and spending lots of money, here’s a list of places in the state where Independence Day celebrations may be enjoyed.4th Of July Blast
Eclectic -Jul 4, Alexander City. 4th of July Blast. 256-397-1019. www.lmat.org. Admission charged. The AMP on Lake MartinWatch fireworks over the lake from the lawn of the amphitheater after the concert. Activities from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m.
Alexander City - Jul 4, Alexander City. 4th of July Boat Parade . 334-857-2111. www.russellmarine.net. Free for participants only. Lake Martin Patriotically- decorated boats will parade from Kowaliga Marina to Children’s Harbor and back. 10 a.m..
Sheffield - July 4, Sheffield. 4th of July Walking Parade. 256-381-3907. www.visitsheffieldaL.com. Free. Montgomery Avenue–Old fashioned walking parade with entries from baby carriages to wagons. 10 a.m.
Troy - Jul 4, Troy. City of Troy 4th of July Celebration. 334-670-2283. www.troyal.gov. Veteran’s Memorial Stadium on campus of Troy University–Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy one of the largest spectacular fireworks show in the area.
Wedowee - Jul 4, Wedowee. Fourth of July Boat Parade. 256-276-7959. www.lakewedoweelife.com. Free. Lakeside Marina, Hwy. 431, Lake Wedowee/RL Harris Reservoir–Boat and personal watercrafts decorated with patriotic themes. 10 a.m.-noon.
Montevallo - Celebrate Independence Day 1776! See the stories of America’s founding come alive with period re-enactors such as Patrick Henry and Abigail Adams. Play Colonial games, drill with the Continental Army, enjoy patriotic music, fireworks and more.
Athens - Athens Fireworks Show Friday, July 4th, 2014. Come and enjoy the Athens traditional Fire Works Show at Athens High School on Highway 31 N. Contact 256-232-5411 or contact Teresa@VisitAthensAl.com
Cullman - Jul 4, Cullman. Smith Lake Park Independence Day Festival. 256-739-2916. www.cullmancountyparks.com/smithlake.htm. Admission charged. Smith Lake Park–All-day entertainment, arts, crafts, food, fireworks, putt-putt golf and more.
Decatur - Jul 4, Decatur. Spirit of America Festival. 800-232-5449 or 800-524-6181. www.spiritofamericafestival.com. Free. Point Mallard Park. Celebrate the nation’s birthday at one of the state’s largest patriotic festivals, featuring children’s activities, live music, the Miss Point Mallard Pageant and a large fireworks show.
Birmingham - Jul 4, Birmingham. Thunder on the Mountain . 205-933-1409. www.thunderonthemountainbirmingham.com. Free. Vulcan Park and Museum. Birmingham’s annual fireworks display with Vulcan as the centerpiece of the program. 9 p.m.
Tuscaloosa - Jul 4, Tuscaloosa. Independence Day Celebration. 205-562-3220. www.tcpara.org. Fee for attractions only. Free children’s activities including face painting, bounce houses, games and more. Patriotic music and fireworks display. 6-9 p.m.
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