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4 Places to See Fireworks on July 4

Lehigh Valley residents have four options for Independence Day pyrotechnics

Fireworks Planned for Wednesday, July 4

  • Allentown: J. Birney Crum Stadium, 21st and Linden streets. Entertainment begins at 5:30 p.m., fireworks around 9:20 p.m.
  • Allentown: Coca-Cola Park, 3-D fireworks following the 7:05 p.m. IronPigs game
  • South Whitehall: Dorney Park, 9:30 p.m.
  • Bethlehem: Sand Island, 9 p.m. (Rain date July 5) Preceeded by American Legion Band concert, 7:30 p.m., Payrow Plaza, 12 E. Church St.
Ann Wlazelek July 04, 2012 at 01:16 PM
I'd love to know safe places to park a car, get out, watch for free for a while -- from a public road, parking lot, park that's in the township or close by... anyone have suggestions? thanks
Mariella Savidge July 04, 2012 at 01:58 PM
I'm with you, Ann. Where can people go that they don't have to share the road with thousands of other people?
Willet Thomas July 04, 2012 at 03:08 PM
Try the Park & Ride area adjacent to the Charcoal at Rts 222 & 309 / 78. There you can see the fireworks at Dorney then Breinigsville.
Mariella Savidge July 04, 2012 at 03:16 PM
Thanks for the suggestion, Bill!
voice of reason July 04, 2012 at 05:37 PM
nothing in life is free, businesses and charities spend thousands of dollars to entertain their guests or to raise money for their organizations. Problem with society is too many people are looking to avoid paying but yet wanting quality entertainment on other peoples dime. The minimum one can do is patronize the business or make a significant donation to the charitable entity
Susan Koomar July 04, 2012 at 05:59 PM
I must admit I am fortunate enough to see the fireworks at Coca Cola Park from my apartment in Catasauqua, Go Pigs!
Sharon Flack Theiner July 04, 2012 at 08:23 PM
Lehigh County soccer fields on Parkway/Broadway offer a fair view of Dorney fireworks.
Mary Ellen Alu (Editor) July 05, 2012 at 02:54 AM
Great Show in West Allentown. Staked out a nice spot next to Muhlenberg College library.

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