Have a good time Independence Day all weekend lengthy with these native occasions

One feast day has turned into four this year.


W.ith July 4th, which falls on a Sunday this year, the expected day off to celebrate the American birthday has resulted in four feast days. So you can fill your weekend with patriotic celebrations from start to finish.

Warm up with a “Hamilton” sing-along
7 p.m. Thursday, July 1st
The Hard Rock Cafe at Station Square cooperates with NonStop Broadway to start Independence Day weekend with a “Hamilton” singalong. Participants can take part by singing songs from the musical or cheering on the performers from the audience. The bar and kitchen are open during the show. To buy tickets, go Here.

Enjoy patriotic parties late into the night at Howl At The Moon
7:00 p.m. Friday July 2nd and Saturday July 3rd
Howl At The Moon, a bar, nightclub, and music venue in downtown, hosts a Red, White and Brew party Friday and Saturday nights. Events include a non-stop live show, beverage specials, and giveaways. Guests wearing red, white and blue get free entry. For more information, see Here.

Relax with some food and live music
Saturday 3rd July; Admission from 12 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m.
Belle Vernon’s Vinoski Winery is hosting a free Independence Day celebration with food, live classic rock music with Silent Partner, and fireworks. There is a parking fee of $ 20 for the Wounded Warrior Project. Registration is welcome, but not required. For more information, see Here.

Start Independence Day on the right foot
Day and time vary
Several virtual and personal runs will take place this weekend, starting with the Red, White and Blue Virtual 5K, which will benefit the Oakmont Carnegie Library. Participants who run 5.1 miles, bike, or swim at any time during Independence Day weekend will receive a Finisher Certificate. To sign in, go Here.

Zelienople’s 6th Annual Firecracker 5K and 1 Mile Run and Walk takes place on Sunday at 7 a.m. in the Zelienople Community Park. This is followed by post-race breakfast and awards ceremony, followed by the city’s 4th of July parade. To register for the run, go Here. To find out more about other Independence Day events in Zelienopel, go to Here.

Experience American history with Fourth at the Fort
1 p.m. Sunday 4th July
The July 4th celebrations at Point State Park begin with the Fort Pitt Museum, Boy Scouts and local veterans symbolically lowering a British flag and hoisting a 36-foot American flag. The ceremony ends with the singing of the national anthem. Afterward, guests can stay at Fort Pitt in the 18th century for family-friendly live history demonstrations like tomahawk throwing and reenactments of life. As part of the celebrations, veterans will have free entry to the Fort Pitt Museum. For more information, see Here.

Stay for the city’s most important event
6 p.m. Sunday 4th July
After the Fourth at the Fort, the city of Pittsburgh will host its annual Independence Day celebration. Enjoy a family-style picnic with food vendors and patriotic music from the East Winds Symphonic Band, Munhall Community Band, and River City Brass. For more information, see Here.

And of course see fireworks
There is only one way to properly end four days of patriotic celebration and that is with fireworks. The city’s annual Independence Day celebration includes a fireworks show starting at 9:35 p.m. But even if you don’t make it to Point State Park this year, you’re sure to hear fireworks from other places. Why not take a trip to see them? For a list of places to see fireworks, see Here.

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