Here is the schedule of fireworks and parades for this Independence Day.
SUNDAY, JULY 1 –
STRATTON, VT– Celebrate summer and Independence Day at Stratton. Don’t miss the fireworks held Sunday, July 1 at 9:15 p.m. in the Main Base area at 5 Village Lodge Rd. We love our furry friends, and they are welcome at this event. Please keep in mind that this event can get crowded and loud, especially during the fireworks. If there is any chance that your pet may scare easily or feel uncomfortable in this environment, please keep them in the safety of your home.
TUESDAY, JULY 3 –
GRAFTON, VT – The 2018 TD Bank Summer Festival tour will come to Grafton Trails and Outdoor Center, 783 Townshend, Rd., Tuesday, July 3 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with fireworks to finish out the evening. VSO celebrates the gifts of nature through music with guest conductor, Sarah Hicks. While smoking and animals are not allowed at the show, we encourage you to bring a picnic blanket, folding chairs, and to dance the night away under the stars. Flashlights are also suggested to help you find your way back to your car after the sun has set. For more information, contact 802-843-2400.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 –
LUDLOW, VT – The Town of Ludlow will host a fireworks display Wednesday, July 4. The fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. at the West Hill Recreation area. A concert featuring Chris Kleeman will begin at 7 p.m., with the fireworks to follow.
MOUNT HOLLY, VT – Independence Day parade takes place Wednesday, July 4, in Belmont, Vt. Parade starts at 11 a.m. in Belmont Village. Following the parade will be a barbecue at 11:30 a.m. until gone at the Odd Fellows Hall next to Star Lake. Music will be provided by Jeb Porter and Friends. Join the cow flop 50/50 raffle to benefit Kids Kamp Scholarship Fund for a chance to win up to $720. Liberty the Cow will select the winner.
SATURDAY, JULY 7 –
LONDONDERRY, VT – The Independence Day celebration starts Saturday, July 7 with the parade at 11 a.m. The parade begins at the State garage and ends at the Mountain Marketplace Plaza. Following the parade, the Londonderry Lions Club holds their annual Duck Race in the river behind Garden Market and Jelly’s Deli. At 1 p.m., Ida Mae Specker will be playing on Jake’s Deck. From 7 to 11 p.m. Goofy Foot band will be at Magic Mountain. There will be a beer and wine garden outside with a live band, the grill will be fired up and fried dough truck on the premises. The fireworks show will kick off at dark -9:15 or 9:30. Parking will be in the main lots.
SPRINGFIELD, VT – Fireworks will take place at Crown Point Country Club in Springfield on Saturday, July 7. This event is sponsored by Kelley Sales and Service in Springfield. The rain date is July 8.