This July 4th, plan to celebrate in Williamsport the way we have for the past 26 years with food, entertainment and thunderous fireworks as we “Set the Night to Music” co-sponsored by UPMC and the City of Williamsport! Your family will browse streets filled with food and craft vendors. At 3pm, a variety of live music starts on stage at the Hampton Inn parking lot.
The Uptown Music Collective (3:00pm to 3:40pm)
A-Team (4:10pm – 4:50pm)
Raising Kane (5:20pm – 6:00pm)
Rocky Allen (6:30pm – 7:10pm)
Last Rebels (7:40pm – 8:20pm)
Flu-Shots (8:50pm – 9:30pm)
The National Anthem will be performed this year by “Achording to Dad”
This star-spangled, patriotic celebration takes place under our huge flying American Flag. As darkness falls, at 9:30…that huge flag serves as the majestic backdrop for an incredible fireworks display choreographed to an inspiring patriotic soundtrack as we “Set the Night to Music” and light up the skies!
The 27th annual “Set the Night to Music” is brought to you by UPMC –“Making Life Changing Medicine Happen” and the stations of Backyard Broadcasting, July 4th in downtown Williamsport.
THE MARKET STREET BRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED TO VEHICLE AND PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC ON JULY 4TH FROM 8:00PM TIL APPROXIMATELY 10:30PM.
ALSO, THE “RIVER WALK” WILL BE CLOSED FROM 7:30AM FROM JULY 4TH THROUGH 7:30AM JULY 5TH FROM COMMERCE PARK TO MAYNARD STREET ON THE WILLIAMSPORT SIDE OF THE RIVER AND RESTRICTIONS WILL BE IN PLACE ON THE SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SIDE OF THE RIVER AS WELL DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS. ALSO, THE PA FISH & GAME COMMISSION WILL KEEP ALL CRAFT OFF THE RIVER 1,000 FEET EAST & WEST OF THE MARKET STREET BRIDGE.
HANDICAP PARKING IS IN THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE PARKING DECK ON 3RD AND CHURCH STREETS. RIVER VALLEY TRANSIT WILL OFFER FREE BUS RIDES FROM ALL CITY PARKING LOTS TO THE FIREWORKS AREA FROM 6PM THROUGH 10PM WITH STOPS EVERY 10 MINUTES, AT THESE LOCATIONS:
MULBERRY STREET AND EDWIN STREET
MULBERRY STREET AND WASHINGTON BLVD
MARKET STREET AND EDWIN STREET
FIFTH STREET PARKING LOT
HEPBURN STREET PARKING LOT
COURT STREET AND PINE STREET
THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO PARKING OR STOPPING ON OR AROUND ANY HIGHWAY OR ROAD DURING THE FIREWORKS. NO PETS, TENTS, BIKES OR PRIVATE FIREWORKS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE AREA OF THE HAMPTON INN WILLIAMSPORT-DOWNTOWN.