Celebrate Independence Day in Shelby County

Published: June 2, 2023

Shelby County has many ways to celebrate our nation’s independence on the Fourth of July. There are plenty of opportunities to join the festivities and show patriotism. You’ll find events and activities that let you honor this special occasion and enjoy the community spirit.



Celebrate Independence Day in Shelby County

There are so many exciting ways to celebrate and honor our nation’s independence in our vibrant community. You’ll find a variety of festivities to choose from, allowing you to commemorate this special occasion in style.

Here are a few events that you definitely won’t want to miss:



Liberty Day In Columbiana

Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24, 2023
Mark your calendars for Liberty Day in Columbiana on Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24, 2023. This two-day event offers an exciting lineup including music on three stages, a 5K race, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, children’s games, a car show, a hot dog eating contest, a parade on Main Street, and a spectacular fireworks show. This event is completely free for everyone to enjoy! Liberty Day also features live music performances on three stages, a free kids’ activity area, free parking, and free ADA shuttles.


God and Country Celebration In Wilsonville

Sunday, June 25, 2023
Check out WBC’s God and Country Celebration in Wilsonville on Sunday, June 25 at 6:00 PM in the Gazebo Parking Lot. This event is open to everyone and is a great opportunity to celebrate our nation’s freedom. Bring your family and enjoy live music, fun inflatables, and an amazing fireworks show. Remember to bring your lawn chair, cold drinks, and snacks for a comfortable time. Best of all, this event is free! We are excited to have Three On a String as our special musical guests, making the celebration even more memorable.


Old Town Live Independence Day Special

Saturday, July 1, 2023
Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Old Town Live, a free concert series happening in Helena every Thursday night throughout the summer, but for the 4th of July, there is a special event. On July 1st, don’t miss the exceptional Fourth of July celebration featuring captivating live music, mouthwatering food, and refreshing drinks. It’s the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the festive spirit and enjoy a memorable evening of entertainment in Helena.


City Of Alabaster Fireworks Show 2023

Saturday, July 1, 2023
Join the City of Alabaster for the 2023 Fireworks Show on Saturday, July 3 at 6:00 PM. Enjoy food trucks, bounce houses, games, and more at Thompson High School. Enter the parking lot from Kent Dairy Road. The fireworks show is expected to start at 9:00 PM. You can also view the fireworks from parking areas and open meadows where parking is permitted in the surrounding area.


ChelseaFest And The KaBoom

Saturday, July 1, 2023
ChelseaFest and the Big KaBoom is an exciting city-wide celebration held annually on the Saturday before the 4th of July in Chelsea. It is one of the most anticipated events in the city, offering a fantastic lineup of live music on the main stage, a variety of delicious food from numerous food trucks, and a spectacular fireworks display that is among the largest in Alabama.


Fire On The Water At Oak Mountain State Park

Monday, July 3, 2023
This event at Oak Mountain State Park offers a spectacular fireworks display starting at 9:00 p.m. presented by the City of Pelham. Before that, Flip Side Watersports will provide thrilling wakeboarding entertainment, DJ Blaze Entertainment will keep the energy high throughout the night, and you can enjoy food and beverage vendors on-site beginning at 5:00 p.m. The Alabama Wildlife Center will host Bald Eagle Talks, too. Please note that gates open at 7:00 a.m., and regular entrance fees apply until 5:00 p.m.


Independence Day At The American Village

Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Join the American Village for a day-long celebration of Independence Day. This event promises an immersive experience filled with music, food trucks, games, historical reenactments, and a grand finale of a spectacular fireworks display. It’s the perfect opportunity to embrace the patriotic spirit and enjoy a memorable American Village Fourth of July celebration.


Fireworks And More In Shelby County

So much happens for the 4th of July in Shelby County. You can even pick a few events to attend and make it a whole weekend celebration.

Turn to Discover Shelby for more family-friendly activities to do in Shelby County throughout the year. From outdoor activities to splash pads and more, we have put together lists for everyone to enjoy.




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