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Celebrate 4th of July in Pittsburgh

By Caelin Grambau, University of Pittsburgh English Writing & Spanish double major

The City of Pittsburgh is gearing up to celebrate July 4th once again! There will be a number of celebrations, as well as the city’s classic fireworks display at Point State Park. A schedule of the highlighted events is listed below, courtesy of the City of Pittsburgh’s press release. For more information, visit https://pittsburghpa.gov/press-releases/press-releases/5749

July 4 Celebration Highlights

Ft. Pitt Museum’s “Fourth at the Fort” Activities

1:00 pm FLAG RAISING: Fort Pitt Blockhouse yard presented by Fort Pitt Museum in partnership with Pittsburgh Chapter of National Society of Daughters of American Revolution

1:00 – 4:00pm Fort Pitt Museum family-friendly activities

City of Pittsburgh July 4 Activities

4:00 – 8:30pm  FAMILY ACTIVITIES including games, face painters, Summer Soul Line Dancing, State Farm photo booth, demonstration by U.S. Army Pittsburgh Recruiting Company & more

5:00 pm SQUONK PERFORMANCE followed by interactive workshop

6:00 pm EAST WINDS SYMPHONIC BAND

7:00 pm SQUONK PERFORMANCE followed by interactive workshop

8:00 pm RIVER CITY BRASS

9:35 pm CITY OF PITTSBURGH INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS presented by Zambelli; simulcast on WPXI-TV and 100.1 FM KDKA

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