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Here’s Where To Catch This Weekend’s Local Fireworks

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Fireworks are set off near the State Farm Center in 2014.

After taking a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fireworks shows are returning to central Illinois. Here’s where you can see all the area’s displays:

URBANA – Here’s a partial list of professional fireworks displays for Independence Day weekend, July 1-4, 2022:

July 1

Freedom Fest – Lake of the Woods, Mahomet – fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m.

Farmer City Raceway Fireworks – 850 Grove Street, Farmer City – fireworks begin at dusk

July 2

Thunder Over Lake Vermilion – Danville Boat Club – fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

July 3

Monticello Freedom Festival – Lodge Park, Monticello – fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m.

Rantoul Fireworks – Rantoul Aviation Center – fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

July 4

Champaign County Freedom Celebration – State Farm Center Parking Lots, Champaign – fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.

Decatur Park District 4th of July – Nelson Park, Decatur – fireworks begin at dusk

Tristen Kissack

Tristen Kissack

Tristen Kissack is a digital production intern for Illinois Newsroom. He’s a senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign majoring in journalism. He serves as producer/director for the university’s student-run television broadcast Illini Sports Night and site manager for The Champaign Room, an Illinois Athletics blog.

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