Nothing quite says "Independence Day in Alabama" like the numerous fireworks displays and day-long celebrations we all become so accustomed to.

And, free fireworks? It just doesn't get much better than that.

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There are plenty of free, family-friendly events to enjoy fireworks at during this time of year, so we've assembled a list of what West Alabama has to offer.

Before the 4th

Pickensville | Pickensville's 4th of July Pre-Celebration & Fireworks

Date: Saturday, July 1

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: 1382 Lock and Dam Rd, Pickensville, AL 35447

Cost: Free

McCalla | Independence Day Celebration

Date: Sunday, July 2

Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Bellview Baptist Church (6674 Eastern Valley Road, McCalla, AL)

Cost: Free

Hoover | Fireworks Show

Date: Sunday, July 2

Time: 9 p.m.

Location: Hoover Met (100 Ben Chapman Drive, Hoover, AL)

Cost: Free

Pleasant Hill | Fourth of July Celebration

Date: Sunday, July 2

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Pleasant Hill UMC (4809 Bell Hill Road, Bessemer, AL)

Cost: Free

Pelham | Fire on the Water

Date: Monday, July 3

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Oak Mountain State Park

Cost: Free

On July 4, 2023

Tuscaloosa | Tuscaloosa's Annual Celebration on the River

Date: Tuesday, July 4

Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

Cost: Free

Birmingham | Thunder on the Mountain

Date: Tuesday, July 4

Time: 9 p.m.

Location: Vulcan Park

Cost: Free

Montevallo | Independence Day 1776

Date: Tuesday, July 4

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: American Village (3727 Hwy 119, Montevallo, AL)

Cost: $5

Following the 4th

Centreville | Celebration on the Green 2023

Date: Sunday, July 9

Time: Noon - 3 p.m.

Location: BMC Field (208 Pierson Ave, Centreville, AL)

Cost: Free


Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments so we can add to the list!

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