There are plenty of Independence Day celebrations and opportunities to kick back and relax with friends and family in Cumberland Valley. We've got fireworks, special events, unique places to cool down, and more! Pick one or more of the 4th of July activities below and make the most of this July 4th weekend!

4th of July Fireworks

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Additional 4th of July events will be posted as information becomes available. 

Things to Do July 4th Weekend

Gettysburg National Military Park

Enjoy a variety of fun activities in the Cumberland Valley during the long holiday weekend. Highlights are listed below. See a full list of events from July 1-5.

And, make time for a visit to the nearby Museum & Visitors Center @ Gettysburg National Military Park where you can prepare yourself to better understand the hallowed grounds of the Gettysburg Battlefield.

Ship First Friday

Friday, October 07, 2022

Ship First Fridays is a collaboration of local nonprofit groups aimed at getting people out and about in the community and having fun. In 2022, this event runs from April through October. Join the Cumberland Valley Rails-to-Trails Council at Ship Station for food trucks, a beer garden, and live... Read More 

Cool off with Ice Cream & Water Activities

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Chill out along our Cumberland Valley Ice Cream Trail. Download the FREE digital passport and let your scoops earn you prizes.

Here are some other favorite locations for water activities to keep you cool. Read more about Swimming in the Valley.