All festivities are centered in Carpenter Park Fields, 108 Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, beginning at 4 p.m.
Pancake breakfast, 8-11 a.m.; 5K Run for the Pies, 8:30 a.m.; kiddie parade, 10:30 a.m., Grand Parade, 11 a.m, Main Street; vendors, kids' activities, auto show, downtown Carnation; music, 12:30-10 p.m.; beer garden, 1-10:30 p.m.; fireworks display at dusk, Tuesday, Tolt MacDonald Park, Northeast 40th Street and Tolt Avenue, Carnation (carnation4th.org).
Independence Day Celebrations (Lyndonville, NY) - The 41st annual Lyndonville Independence Day Celebration includes an arts and crafts show, parade, chicken barbeque, tractor pull, and a fireworks finale.
There will be vendors in the park from noon until 9 p.m., and visiting families are invited to bring their own picnic lunches or grill out.
For more information, visit alapark.com/oak-mountain-state-park or their Facebook page, Oak Mountain State Park.
INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will be holding fireworks shows in several state parks in the days leading up to the July 4 holiday. There's still time to enter - entry forms are due by 5 p.m. July 3.
The night will also feature hour-long dance lessons courtesy of Bob and Michelle Barker starting at 5:30 p.m., with participants having an opportunity to fine-tune their swing dancing skills before the start of the concert at 6:30 p.m.
For full event listings, visit www.harborspringschamber.com. At 10:00pm, experience a dazzling Rozzi's Famous Fireworks display overtop of the square and Macy's downtown store.
The American Legion Post 22's Color Guard will be on to honor the nation's military with a 21-gun salute at 7 p.m.
Uncle Sam Jam - Monday, July 3 at Lafreniere Park, 3000 Downs Boulevard, Metairie. Antique cars, animals, dancers and more will be a part of the parade from 9:30 a.m.to 12 p.m. And great views of the fireworks which begin at 9:30 p.m. The evening will be capped off with fireworks after dusk, around 9:45 p.m.
Parade and vehicle show entry forms are available at City Hall and The UPS Store or on the Facebook page "Warrenton's Old-Fashioned Fourth of July".
Fort Myers passengers will cruise down the Caloosahatchee River from 7:15-10:15 p.m. aboard the Edison Explorer, where they will enjoy appetizers and desserts while watching the downtown Fort Myers fireworks show.
Farragut hosts their 30th Independence Day parade on July Fourth at 11408 Municipal Center Drive. In the event of rain, the fireworks show will be moved to July 4.
- Monument - Tri-Lakes 4th of July Celebration: Pancake breakfast, run, parade, music and street fair, 7 a.m. -7 p.m., Monument; trilakeschamber.com. Food vendors on site. From small towns to larger cities, citizens have created Independence Day celebrations that reflect their culture as well as their place in history.