Pittsburgh’s Independence Day celebration Logo
Pittsburgh’s Independence Day celebration Logo
American Flag image with guitar and amplifier
Image of a fried funnel cake.
photo of various fireworks.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
4 – 10 PM
Point State Park, Downtown Pittsburgh
*All guests will be required to go through a light security screening at park entrances.

The City of Pittsburgh Independence Day Celebration will feature free family activities, music, food and entertainment in Point State Park, Liberty Avenue and North Shore.

Kicking off at 4:00 pm downtown, activities will include the Clearview Family Fun Zone, Trulieve Veterans Wellness Corner and non-stop musical entertainment on the main stage in Point State Park in addition to the Peoples Food Truck Corral and Sargent Electric Solar Stage along Liberty Avenue. Across the river on the North Shore, a Fireside DJ will entertain on the PNC Great Lawn, the location of the RE/MAX hot air balloon and a variety of food concessionaires.

The day’s main attraction, the spectacular Independence Day Fireworks, will begin at 9:35pm. Tune in to 100.1 FM KDKA for a live broadcast of a 25-minute fireworks soundtrack from TJ the DJ paying tribute to Independence Day. Viewers can watch the celebration from home live on WPXI-TV.


This event is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience. Intervention with any impaired or intoxicated guests will be handled in a prompt and safe manner. Anyone entering this event is subject to a bag check, including but not limited to bags, purses, fanny packs, backpacks, and coolers. All bags are subject to search upon entry and within the event. Prohibited items include but are not limited to:

  • Alcohol
  • Ammunition
  • Drones
  • Explosives
  • Firearms
  • Fireworks
  • Grills
  • Knives
  • Laser pointers
  • Mace/pepper spray
  • Pop-up tents
  • Razor blades
  • Selfie sticks
  • Structures
  • Stun guns
  • Tasers
  • Toy guns
  • Weapons of any kind

Any other items determined to be potential safety hazards.

Pittsburgh Independence Celebration logo #2
1 pm
Fort Pitt Block House yard presented by Fort Pitt Museum in partnership with Pittsburgh Chapter of National Society of Daughters of American Revolution
1 – 4 pm
Fourth at the Fort - Fort Pitt Museum Family Activities