Other cities around the Kanawha Valley will also have their own Fourth of July celebrations.
St. Albans will host a "4th of July Extravaganza" at City Park Pool from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include food, music and prize giveaways. Admission is free.
The city of Montgomery, located along the Kanawha River in both Fayette and Kanawha counties, will offer free admission to Montgomery City Pool all day on the Fourth.
From 7 to 10 p.m. a DJ will provide music on the Grassy Knoll, a park on Fayette Pike. Free ice cream will be available to attendees.
Following the music, members of the Montgomery Fire Department will set off the city's fireworks.
Hurricane in Putnam County will have an Independence Day Parade starting at 4 p.m. Thursday on Main Street. There will be free activities and food vendors at Valley Park from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Fireworks are scheduled to begin at dusk.
Buffalo in Putnam County will have a parade through town at 1 p.m. on Thursday. Live entertainment featuring bluegrass and gospel music, food booths and inflatables will be offered at Buffalo Memorial Park after the parade from 2 to 10 p.m.
The Buffalo fire department will set off fireworks at 10 p.m.
Farther away, the Lincoln County July Fourth celebration will begin Wednesday with a carnival and arts and crafts display on the fairgrounds. Entertainment continues on Thursday and Friday, leading up to a fireworks display at 10 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 304-549-7301 or visit www.lcfairsandfestivals.com.
Contact writer Charles Young at charles.yo...@dailymail.com or 304-348-1796.
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