Everyone knows the Fourth of July means fireworks, but the questions remain: where and when?
Several cities and groups in and around Etowah County are hosting fireworks shows and Independence Day celebrations through early July, making it easy to find a show or event that’s close by and on a good day.
Check out what’s going on:
June 30 — Sardis City Celebration
5 p.m. to 10 p.m., downtown Sardis City
Includes a car, truck and tractor show, music by the Gary Waldrep Band, kids activities, vendors selling food and retail goods, and a fireworks show finale.
July 1 — Fireworks at Back Forty Beer Company
About 8 p.m., 200 N. Sixth St., Gadsden
The folks at Back Forty clearly like to party, as evidenced by the bash they’re throwing Saturday night, called the “Fourth Annual Blue Jeans, Apple Pie, Elvis, Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza.” Fireworks start at sundown, and the restaurant will be serving from their new, expanded menu throughout the day. They’ll also be serving a limited-edition craft beer, the peanut butter jelly firkin. Call Back Forty at 256-467-4912 for more information.
July 2 — Bellevue Baptist Church Community Fourth of July Celebration
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the church, 150 Noccalula Drive.
Free hot dogs and hamburgers; water slide for kids; fireworks show after dark
July 3 — Boomageddon 2
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Piedmont Sports Complex, 5960 Old Piedmont-Gadsden Highway
The Piedmont Boy Scouts host their second year of explosive fun, with food by Brain Freeze Concessions, including hot dogs, hamburgers, funnel cakes and snow cones. Visitors are encouraged to bring chairs, and facilities at…
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