Independence Day is fast approaching, bringing with it everyone's favorite summer celebrations, featuring stunning, sparkling fireworks displays! Here's a look at where you can find fireworks lighting up the skies above Morgan County this summer, and what you can expect from each event.
Saturday, July 1 - Paragon Speedway, Paragon
2017 marks the 31st Annual Fantastic Fireworks Display at Paragon Speedway. This family-friendly dirt track features racing most Saturday evenings throughout the summer, featuring Springs, UMP Super Stocks, Bombers, Pure Stocks, and UMP Hornets. Racing begins at 7:30 pm and the fireworks display takes place immediately after the night's racing. Admission is $17 per person for grandstand seating or $30 per person for access to the pits. Kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult admission!
Saturday, July 1 - Madison Township Fire Department, Mooresville
Located in northern Morgan County on Landersdale Road, just east of Mooresville, the Madison Township Fire Department hosts their 4th of July Blazin' Celebration on July 1. Festivities begin at 5 pm. There will be lots of fun activities for the kids, great food, live music from Philip Steven and The Open Road Band, plus a vehicle extrication demonstration from the fire department. Fireworks display begins at dark.
Tuesday, July 4 - Jimmy Nash Park, Martinsville
Martinsville's annual 4th of July festivities take place at Jimmy Nash Park and feature a full evening of celebration, culminating in a fun fireworks display after dark. Food trucks will be on hand, including Gather Around BBQ, Shucker Shack and Kona Ice as well as the City Park Pool Concessions. The pool will be open until 8 pm and don't forget, the splash pad is free this season! Live music will begin at 4 pm featuring the following local and regional favorites: Hickory Rose, Wrong Side of Dixie, Backstreet, Pure Country, Split Rail and Bigg Country. Fireworks begin at approximately 10 pm.
Tuesday, July 4 - Pioneer Park, Mooresville
Mooresville presents their annual 4th of July celebration at Pioneer Park, beginning at 6 pm. The park's aquatic center will be open until 6 pm and the Soaring Eagle Zip Line will operated until 8 pm. Local food vendors will be on hand with tasty eats and the live music will keep you entertained all evening! The American flag arrives via sky diver around 7:30 pm, and the fireworks are set to begin at dusk.