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4th of July Celebrations in Northwest Vermont

As the 4th of July approaches, Northwest Vermont gears up for a series of vibrant and patriotic celebrations. From bustling city fireworks to small-town parades and live music, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Here's a guide to the top Independence Day events happening in the area.

Burlington Fireworks - July 3rd

Kick off your Independence Day celebrations early with the Burlington Waterfront's spectacular fireworks display on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Enjoy a night of music, food vendors, and a stunning fireworks show against the backdrop of Lake Champlain.

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Independence Day Celebrations in the Champlain Islands

On July 3rd, head to Knight Point State Park in North Hero for a lively performance by Still Kickin’ followed by a spectacular fireworks display at 9 pm. On July 4th, parades will be held in South Hero and Alburgh at 11am. In the evening, enjoy a summer concert featuring the Phil Abair Band at Snow Farm Vineyard in South Hero, Vermont. 

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Colchester Fireworks

Join Colchester's lineup of 4th of July events starting with a parade at 10:00 a.m. at Colchester High School, proceeding down Blakely Road, and ending at Lavigne Road. The festivities continue at Bayside Park with a 5K Fun Run, vendors, live music, and culminate in a fireworks show.

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Bay Day Celebration in St. Albans

On Saturday, July 6th, St. Albans hosts its Bay Day celebration. Participate in a volleyball tournament, paddle boat race, and duct tape regatta. Enjoy live music by Rushmore, delicious food, and a fireworks finale.

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Milton 4th of July

Milton celebrates the 4th of July with a parade at 11 am, a Chicken BBQ & DJ at 5:30 p.m. at the Fire Station, a community band performance at 7:30 p.m. at Bombardier Park West, and fireworks at dusk.

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Essex Junction July 4th Celebration

The annual July 4th Celebration in Essex Junction takes place at the Champlain Valley Fairgrounds Midway Lawn. Starting at 6 pm, enjoy live music, games, face painting, balloon artists, 11+ inflatables, and more. The night concludes with an impressive fireworks display.

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Northwest Vermont offers a multitude of ways to celebrate the 4th of July. Whether you're drawn to the vibrant festivities in Burlington or the charming local events in the Champlain Islands, there's no shortage of patriotic fun. Gather your friends and family, enjoy the fireworks, and create lasting memories this Independence Day!

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