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CITY OF PITTSBURGH TO HOST INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION & FIREWORKS AT POINT STATE PARK

CITY OF PITTSBURGH TO HOST INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION & FIREWORKS AT POINT STATE PARK

The City of Pittsburgh will host its 2022 Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks on Monday, July 4, from 4pm – 10pm in Point State Park.

PITTSBURGH - The July 4 festivities will feature free musical entertainment, a family activities area, line dancing sessions, a performance of Squonk’s “Hand to Hand,” which fuses visual design, playful staging and high-energy original music, and much more. Grab a snack, order a meal or enjoy a dessert by visiting a variety of food concessionaires located throughout the park.

The day’s main attraction – the City's official Independence Day Fireworks presented by Zambelli illuminating the Pittsburgh skyline – will begin at 9:35 pm. Tune into 100.1 FM KDKA for a live broadcast of the 25-minute fireworks soundtrack to get the full experience from your favorite viewing location. Tune into WPXI-TV to enjoy the fireworks display from the comfort of home.
 

JULY 4 CELEBRATION HIGHLIGHTS

FT. PITT MUSEUM'S "FOURTH AT THE FORT" ACTIVITIES
1:00pm             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 INDEPENDENCE DAY 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
5:00pm             SQUONK PERFORMANCE followed by interactive workshop
6:00pm             EAST WINDS SYMPHONIC BAND
7:00pm             SQUONK PERFORMANCE followed by interactive workshop
8:00pm             RIVER CITY BRASS
9:35pm             CITY OF PITTSBURGH INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS presented by Zambelli; simulcast on WPXI-TV and 100.1 FM KDKA
 

“We are excited to celebrate with fireworks and festivities this Fourth of July,” said Mayor Ed Gainey. “I’m looking forward to a day filled with good food, music, and celebrations with friends and family.  Thank you to all of our sponsors that have worked with us to make these festivities possible”

Individuals enjoying the festivities in Point State will be subject to a security screening upon entry. All arriving at this event are subject to a bag check, including but not limited to bags, purses, fanny packs, backpacks, and coolers.  Visit www.pittsburghpa.gov/July4 for a complete list of prohibited items.

The City of Pittsburgh and its Office of Special Events thank the following organizations for sponsoring the Independence Day festivities: Zambelli Fireworks, Pennsylvania DCNR, WPXI-TV and Audacy Pittsburgh (100.1 FM and AM 1020 KDKA, 100.7 Star, 93.7 The Fan, WAMO 107.3 and Y-108).

For more information, visit www.pittsburghpa.gov/July4, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter, LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook, or call the Special Events hotline at 412-255-2493.

Published

06.09.2022

Contacts

Maria Montano
Press Secretary
Mayor's Office
412-500-6669
press@pittsburghpa.gov
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