Where to watch fireworks and celebrate the Fourth of July

Check out these six must-do Fourth of July events taking place in and around Lexington, KY.

Two people embracing with fireworks in the background.

Watching the fireworks in good company is always a plus. | Photo by @femibranded

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The Fourth of July is tomorrow, and Lexington has a lot happening. To help you make the most of your celebrations, we’re rounding up four events that are happening around town today and tomorrow.

Patriotic Concert | Monday, July 3

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to the Old Morrison Lawn at Transylvania University for a performance by the Lexington Philharmonic. A pre-show will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., then the show begins at 7:30 p.m.

A person jogging in Lexington, KY.

All runners will be cleared from the course by 10 a.m. and the Fourth of July Parade will follow at 12 p.m. | Photo by Lexington Parks & Recreation

Bluegrass 10,000 and Fun Run | Tuesday, July 4

Participate in or cheer on the runners in this year’s patriotic races. The 10K starts at 7:25 a.m. at the corner of Main Street and North Limestone (it will finish here as well). The Fun Run will follow with a start time of 8:30 a.m., beginning parallel to the 10K but ending at the same finish line. Today is the last day to register.

Fourth of July Festival & Market | Tuesday, July 4

Head to the Courthouse Plaza to enjoy live music, family-friendly activities, food and drink vendors, and an art market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Plus, the Fourth of July Parade will take place at 12 p.m. on Main Street.

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular | Tuesday, July 4

Finish the day of festivities by watching the fireworks on Main Street and Oliver Lewis Way at 10 p.m.

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