City of Alachua to hold Independence Day celebration for 23rd year

Press release from City of Alachua

ALACHUA, Fla. – The City of Alachua invites its citizens and neighboring communities to join in celebrating Independence Day at the “Largest Small-Town Fireworks Display in America.” The City will host its 23rd Annual Fourth of July Celebration on Tuesday, July 4th from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Legacy Park (15400 Peggy Rd).

This event is packed with a plethora of exciting entertainment this year. Gates will open to the public at 5 p.m., with live music beginning at 6 p.m. Uncle Morty’s Rhythm Cream band will provide the best blend of Soul, R&B, Rock, and danceable music. A variety of vendors will be selling food and beverages. And last, but not least, the best fireworks display in the region will start promptly at 9:30 p.m. and close out the wonderful night of celebration!

Parking for the event is FREE, but please, no smoking, no pets, and no fireworks of any kind are permitted.

  • Here is a question. Where do the fireworks come from? China. I haven’t bought fireworks for years because I look at the packaging.

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