MONTGOMERY – Fireworks, great summer food and live entertainment highlight July 4th celebrations across Alabama. Visitors can choose from more than 25 Independence Day events and firework shows.
The celebrations include the Spirit of America at Point Mallard in Decatur, Thunder on the Mountain at Vulcan in Birmingham and Independence Day 1776 at the American Village in Montevallo. Families can also enjoy a picnic at the Riverfront in Montgomery, watch reflections of fireworks on the waves at Gulf Shores or sample fresh watermelon at the Watermelon Festival in Grand Bay.
The Alabama Tourism Department suggests the following July 4th events.
Alexander City- 4th Of July Blast at Lake Martin.