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  • Writer's pictureLeigh Roach

A Little Boom, Boom in Kentucky

Want to try a little something different this year? Here are a few areas around Kentucky providing family fun and fireworks this July 4th! Please visit for more details and suggestions.


Fireworks, children's activities, live entertainment and more.

Lexington Legends (Lexington KY)

Vs West Virginia Power 7-11

Paul Miller Ford 3-D Fireworks/MEGABLAST!


6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

Live music from The Free at Madisonville City Park. Local vendors or visit the beer garden. Fireworks start at 9 pm. All 4thFest events are free to the public.


2:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

Visit Barren River Lake State Resort Park for its 4th of July celebration. The Beard Brothers will be playing music on the beach from 3-6 p.m. The beach gate opens at 2 p.m. It’s $10 per car. There will also be food vendors at the beach and tennis courts. Big Joe’s Karaoke and DJ Service will be playing music from 6-9 p.m.

Our fireworks show will start around 9 p.m.

INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION BUCKHORN LAKE (Buckhorn, Kentucky - Daniel Boone Country)

1:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

Come celebrate July 4th at the park! There will be games such as corn hole, horseshoes, badminton and more throughout the day on July 4th. Music provided by DJ Michael Dwayne. Buffet dinner from 4-8 p.m. Fireworks at dusk.


A free, family- friendly four days of great food, music and entertainment in Ashland, Ky. By popular demand, the festival will start at Ashland’s Central Park June 30-July 2 offering local The festival concludes on July 4 with local and nationally known musicians and the area’s largest, most spectacular fireworks display!

Join us July 4th at the stage in downtown Prestonsburg off of Lake Drive for fun entertainment before the fireworks show. Star City Day will kick off at 4PM with live local musicians, kid friendly activities, artist and craftsman along with food and spirit vendors. Music lineup: 4:00pm to 5:00pm - The Local Honeys 5:15pm to 6:15pm - Luna & the Mountain Jets 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Grayson Jenkins 7:45pm to 9:00pm - Sundy Best The fireworks show is scheduled to start at dark. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to watch the show from the heart of downtown! The projected time for sunset is 8:56pm. Music will end before the fireworks show begins. For more information, please call Prestonsburg Tourism at 800-844-4704.


Held at My Old Kentucky Home. Join us on July 4th as we commemorate the 191st anniversary of Stephen Foster’s birth. Featuring a host of activities before the show, cupcakes at intermission, and a magical fireworks display to cap off the evening. 6:30 p.m. – 11p.m

FIREWORKS (Carrollton, Kentucky)

Located in downtown Carrollton's Point Park where the Kentucky and Ohio Rivers meet. Fireworks begin at dusk. FREE music and sun for the entire family!

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