Summer…for a lot of us there are many traditions that occur during the summer season. For some it may be family picnics/cookouts, trips, or even baseball games. No matter who you are though there is always something you look forward to in the Summer season.


One of those traditions in the Washington area are firework displays! Washington County has many spots where you can go to watch fireworks displays, so keep reading to see where you can go to enjoy an evening of fireworks whether it's for the Fourth of July or just for a nice, summer evening activity.



Canon-McMillan Stadium

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Canonsburg July 4th

In the Canonsburg community, watching fireworks from Canon-McMillan Stadium has been a mainstay for many residents of both the borough and beyond.


It is filled with various family fun activities throughout the day, including the gargantuan parade in the morning that travels through the town. The parade is so popular, especially in the local community, that residents save their parade watching spots by setting out chairs in advance for it.


So, not only can you enjoy a patriotic parade in the morning to kick off your Fourth of July celebration, but you can also end the day with fireworks at Canon-McMillan Stadium.


For times, days and event information be sure to keep up with and check in with the local news.

Washington Park

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Washington Park

Washington Park, located at 283 Dunn Avenue in Washington PA is a lovely place where you can visit all year round for various activities, but the park deems to be extra special when celebrating the Fourth of July holiday.


Gather by the Park’s Main Pavilion to enjoy a fantastic fireworks display with your friends and loved ones in the atmosphere and with the company of the local community. Fireworks typically begin at dark.


Be sure to keep up with the local community news and announcements for official dates, times and details.

Monongahela Aquatorium

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Mon Aquatorium

Located on Railroad Street, the Monongahela Aquatorium holds many events throughout the year, but one of the most popular is their Fourth of July Celebration event.


This celebration features everything from live entertainment, food vendors, concessions, games and of course fireworks over the river!


Mon Aquatorium


Don’t miss this local celebration in Monongahela. Be sure to check out the local announcements, social media posts and any other information about this event for more information and details.

Washington Wild Things

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Washington Wild Things Fireworks

Baseball....Independence Day...fireworks...pure Americana! The Washington Wild Things put on a fantastic fireworks display on July 4th, but also at the conclusion of every Friday evening game throughout the summer!

The stadium is located at One Washington Federal Way in Washington Pa. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a game, classic stadium fare and an unforgettable fireworks display!


During the summer on Friday nights, after the game, The Washington Wild Things have their ‘’Friday Firework’’ nights! Each firework night is accompanied by a mix of hits from famous bands and artists. Join them as they light up the sky!


To have a fun-filled Summer evening at the Washington Wild Things, be sure to visit their website for the season schedule and for more information.


McDonald McSummerfest

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Held annually at Heritage Park in McDonald PA, McSummerfest is a community festival that helps support the local volunteer fire department. It brings the community together and attracts visitors from all over the County.


The festival has various food vendors, carnival rides and live entertainment. People of all ages can attend the event and enjoy a week’s worth of fun filled activities.


Typically, on one of the evenings of the festival, there is a fireworks display put on for all attendees and local residents to enjoy.


So, be on the lookout for McSummerfest announcements and updates as this festival’s fireworks are not one to miss.

Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest

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What once began as a small fundraising event has now become the single largest fundraising event that the Greater Canonsburg Chamber of Commerce hosts each year!


The Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest is a fun-filled event that has crafters, beer, food vendors, entertainment, amusement rides, games for children and Fireworks! One night of the event a fireworks display is put on and presented by one of the event sponsors.


Check the event’s social media page, website and local news sources for more information and details on when you can see the fireworks display at Oktoberfest!