Fourth of July

As Fourth of July approaches, Williamson County, Illinois, gears up to celebrate with a bang! Whether you’re a local or visiting for the holiday weekend, there’s no shortage of exciting activities and events to make your Independence Day memorable. Here’s a guide to help you plan the perfect Fourth of July weekend:

Attend Fireworks Displays:
No Fourth of July is complete without fireworks, and Williamson County knows how to put on a show. Witness breathtaking displays of fireworks lighting up the night sky. Grab a blanket, find a cozy spot, and enjoy the extravagant displays with friends and family. Here is a list of several great fireworks displays in the area. For more places to view fireworks in Southern Illinois click here!

Discover Local Events:
Enjoy local culture by attending Fourth of July community events. Marion Knights of Columbus hosts a 4th of July Carnival on July 3rd and 4th! On the 3rd expect food trucks and live music by Bill Harper and Cat-Daddy-O! On July 4th expect a fireworks show, food trucks and live music from Shannon Arview & Southern Grit Band. Pyramid Acres hosts “Let Freedom Ring” Sun, Fun & Lake of Egypt! Enjoy your July 4th weekend at PA with live music, food trucks, Bloody Mary bar, COLD beer, frozen slushies and more! The Cross Eyed Bear will be hosting “90’s Kids Independence Day” on July 6th at 8pm. Check our calendar for other festivities that celebrate the spirit of Independence Day.

Enjoy Local Food:
Whether trying out one of the many delicious BBQ restaurants in Williamson County or grilling up something tasty from any one of our local grocers, you’re sure to find the perfect flavors to complement your Fourth of July celebrations. From mouthwatering ribs to juicy burgers, the culinary options here are as diverse as they are delicious.

Safety First:
Remember to stay safe during your Fourth of July celebrations. Follow local guidelines for fireworks safety, wear sunscreen during outdoor activities, and drink responsibly if you choose to indulge in alcoholic beverages.

This Fourth of July weekend, Williamson County invites you to join in the festivities and create lasting memories with loved ones. Whether you’re cheering at a parade, marveling at fireworks, or exploring the great outdoors, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Embrace the spirit of Independence Day and make this weekend one to remember in beautiful Williamson County, Illinois!

Williamson County promises a Fourth of July weekend filled with unforgettable moments and cherished memories with family and friends.

Williamson County promises a Fourth of July weekend filled with unforgettable moments and cherished memories with family and friends.

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