July is almost here and so are a host of favorite July 4TH celebrations across the Pocono Mountains. From dazzling pyrotechnics over Lake Wallenpaupack to the patriotic displays in picturesque towns including Jim Thorpe and Honesdale, the 4th of July is something to look forward to every year. Water parks and resorts are also gearing up for what are sure to be amazing fireworks shows complete with entertainment and more. Not to mention, many of the fireworks shows are FREE!

The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau has you covered on where, when and everything needed to plan a spectacular, memorable Independence Day holiday in the Pocono Mountains. Please visit our calendar of events on PoconoMountains.com for a complete list of fireworks celebrations across the four-county region or read our blog for more details.

  • Monday, July 1stHonesdale
    ​​6:30 p.m. | fireworks at dusk | Central Park | FREE
  • Thursday, July 4thMount Airy Casino Resort
    9:30 p.m. | FREE
  • Thursday, July 4th Lake Wallenpaupack
    9:15 p.m. | FREE
  • Thursday, July 4th – Weatherly
    5-11 p.m. | L&L Rural Vol. Fire Co. | FREE
  • Friday, July 5th Split Rock Resort & Golf Club
    fireworks at dusk | $10/car
  • Friday, July 5th – Skytop Lodge
    fireworks at dusk | live music/concessions/cash bar | $10/car
  • Friday, July 5th Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
    7-10 p.m. fireworks between 9-9:30 | $15/car
  • Friday, July 5th – Lake Ariel
    fireworks at dusk | Lake Ariel Volunteer Fire Co. | FREE
  • Saturday, July 6thJim Thorpe Hometown Festival
    Noon | fireworks at 10 p.m. | FREE
  • Saturday, July 6th Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
    5:30-10:30 p.m. | FREE admission to Camelbeach beginning at 6 p.m.

Please remember to be safe when celebrating the 4th of July holiday. For more information on fireworks safety and new laws in Pennsylvania, head to the Pennsylvania State Police website (www.psp.pa.gov/public-safety/pages/fireworks-safety.aspx).

CONTACT: Brian Bossuyt, Executive Vice President/CMO at the PMVB, bbossuyt@poconos.org or 570-534-4543

Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at PoconoMountains.com or by phone at (570) 421-5791. Follow @PoconoTourismPR on Twitter to stay current with up-to-date information. Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit membership organization. The PMVB is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon in Northeastern Pennsylvania.