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Where are the fireworks in York County?
Nothing says Fourth of July like fireworks, and Yorkers have an array of displays to choose from this weekend.
In York City, the big show will be at PeoplesBank Park, where July 4 York will be sponsored by York Traditions Bank.
Gates open at the stadium at 5:30 p.m., and entertainment includes Classic Movie Night on the giant video board at 6 p.m; a patriotic performance by the Spring Garden Band at 8:30 p.m.; and the CGA Family Fun Festival throughout the evening at Brooks Robinson Plaza and on the outfield, featuring inflatables, a foam dance party and a mechanical bull.
The evening concludes with a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. sponsored by Glatfelter Insurance Group.
Admission to the event and activities are free, and food and drinks will be available for sale throughout the stadium. Bring beach towels and blankets to lounge in the outfield — no lawn chairs.
For more information, go to july4york.com.
July 4 York is the last Independence Day celebration in York County, but it’s not the only one. Here are more holiday activities:
Springettsbury Township: The township’s Sounds of Summer Concert Series steps up this weekend, with food trucks on site at the Springettsbury Amphitheatre starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, a concert by The Stickers country band at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Free. Information: www.springettsbury.com.
Jacobus: Fourth of July Blast will be held in Jacobus Community Park, South Main Street. There will be a 5-K run at 8 a.m. (6-8 a.m. registration); a children’s parade (8 a.m. registration) followed by a military/emergency responder ceremony, 8:45 a.m. at Salem UCC, 24 Franklin St.; and a book sale, games, a chicken barbecue, music and much more ending with a fireworks display at dusk. Free. Information: John Parker, 668-1760 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red Lion: The White Rose Lions Club of York will host a car show, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday at Fairmont Park, 300 Boundary Ave., Red Lion. Car registration will be open from 8-10 a.m. All vehicles must be driven onto the show field, and all years, makes and models will be accepted. A discounted fee will be available until Sunday. The event will also feature entertainment, a splash park for children, a silent auction, food, raffles, a chicken barbecue ($8.50) at 11:30 a.m., and craft, antique and flea market vendors. The rain date is Saturday, July 9. Information: Keith Zimmerman, 717-244-0484.
York City: St. John Episcopal Church, 140 N. Beaver St., will celebrate Independence Day with a service, 10 a.m. Monday. The service will feature Holy Communion using the 1789 Book of Common Prayer, music by First Capital Brass and the ringing of the church’s liberty bell. Light refreshments will be served afterward.