The Fourth of July is right around the corner and we have the answer to the questions on everyone’s mind: where are the fireworks? When are the fireworks?
Where to Watch the Fireworks in Lexington
Crossroads Lexington hosts a fireworks display at Evans Orchard and Cider Mill on Wednesday, July 3 at 6:30 pm.
On July 4, Georgetown is having a Parade on Main Street starting at 11 am followed by fireworks at Brooking Park starting at dusk.
Berea sets off fireworks at City Park at 10 pm on July 4.
Lexington Legends will host a firework show after their 7 pm game on Thursday, July 4.
Fireworks will set off at Millenium Park in Danville, KY at dusk on July 4.
Frankfort sets off fireworks at Capitol View Park at 9:30 pm on July 4.
Fireworks will be launched from the R.J. Corman Railyard off Main Street and Oliver Lewis Way on July 4 at 10 pm.
RJ Corman Fireworks will set off in Nicholasville, KY at 10 pm on July 4.
There are fireworks in Winchester at Lykins Park at 10 pm on July 4.
Fireworks begin at 10 pm at Lake Reba in Richmond, KY on July 4.
County Park in Versailles is setting off fireworks at 10 pm on July 4.
In Lexington, only “safe and sane” fireworks are approved for use – if it goes up or blows up, it’s illegal in Lexington.
Fountains, sparklers, smoke-balls, snakes, spinning fireworks, pinwheels and noisemakers are approved. Fireworks with wings, fins or other parts that allow them to fly are prohibited. Fireworks are illegal if they carry a cautionary label that includes any of the following words: explosive, emits flaming pellets, flaming balls, firecrackers or rocket.
Lexington Professional Fire Fighters July 4 Public Safety Checklist
If you do decide to set off approved fireworks from your home, remember these safety tips:
- Never reignite malfunctioning fireworks
- Only use outdoors, and away from vehicles
- Never allow young children to handle fireworks
- Only buy fireworks from a licensed stand or store
- Never point or throw fireworks at another person
- Light fireworks one at a time, and then move back quickly
- Before discarding, douse fireworks in water to prevent trash fire
- Keep a bucket of water or garden hose close by in case of fire or other mishaps
Ride Safe on Independence Day
The Safe Ride KY coalition announced that it is offering Kentuckians $10,000 worth of free rides to prevent impaired driving and complement the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety enforcement efforts during Independence Day.
Individuals can claim $10 in ride credits by downloading the Lyft app on their phones, entering promo code SAFERIDEKY4TH19, and ordering a safe ride home.
The credit will work for rides taken between 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, and 5 a.m. Friday, July 5, throughout Kentucky âEUR” wherever Lyft services are available, while supplies last.
See what’s happening around Lexington for July 4th.
See what’s open/closed for July 4th in Lexington, KY.
Subscribe to the Ace e-dition for Lexington news, arts, culture, food, and entertainment news delivered to your inbox every Thursday morning.
Call today to advertise in Ace.