Fourth of July in Mercer County: A Celebration of Patriotism and Community

Last updated: June 28, 2024

Get ready for a fantastic Fourth of July in Mercer County! Whether you’re looking for parades, fireworks, cookouts, or family fun, we’ve got you covered. Join us as we celebrate Independence Day with a variety of exciting events that bring the community together. Check out our guide to all the best happenings and make your holiday one to remember!

1. Fireworks and Baseball in Bluefield

  • Date & Time: July 3rd, 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Bowen Field, Bluefield
  • Details: Kick off the holiday with the Bluefield Ridge Runners games again Tri-State. After the game, enjoy fireworks from your seat in Bowen Field.

2. Independence Day Car Show

  • Date & Time: July 4th, 9 a.m.
  • Location: Princeton Senior High School
  • Details: Join the City of Princeton for a car show to start the holiday. Trophies and dash plaques will be awarded to the winners!

3. A Princeton 4th

  • Date & Time: July 4th, 5 p.m.
  • Location: Chuck Mathena Center
  • Details: Join the City of Princeton and STAR 95-9 for a concert, hot dog eating contest, food trucks, vendors, games and more. Bands include Thomas Taylor & The High Rize Band, Buckeye Creek, Best of Times, Second Helping: the Original Lynyrd Tribute Show. Fireworks to follow at dark. Bring a lawn chair.

4. Bramwell Fireworks

  • Date & Time: July 4th at dusk
  • Location: Bramwell Train Depot
  • Details: Spend the evening watching fireworks in this small town Victorian town. Fireworks start at dusk. Bring a lawn chair.

5. Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet

  • Date & Time: July 4th, 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Bowen Field, Bluefield, WV
  • Details: Celebrate America’s favorite pastimes – baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, and Chevrolet – at Bowen Field for the Bluefield Ridge Runner baseball game. Enjoy free hot dogs and apple pies this Independence Day, complimentary of Cole Chevrolet. Cheers to a red, white, and blue kind of 4th!

6. Parade and duck float Camp Creek State Park

  • Date & Time: July 4th, 11 a.m.
  • Location: Camp Creek State Park
  • Details: Celebrate the Fourth of July with the fourth annual July bike parade. Meet at the campground office at 10:30 a.m. Parade will begin at 11 a.m. Signup by July 3rd at the office. Decoration will be provided. The Duck Race will begin at noon. Cost is $10 per duck. Prizes will be award for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place ducks!

Celebrate Independence Day in Mercer County with these exciting events and create lasting memories with family and friends.

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