100% Locally Funded

We appreciate every donation we receive, this celebration could not continue without your support as no taxpayer funds are used.

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Community Involvement

We are proud the fireworks show has become another fine tradition in Mathews County in the celebration of our Nation’s birthday.

Family Fun

Fireworks will begin at approximately 9pm with entertainment and concessions starting around 6:30pm.

Join the fun on July 4, 2018!
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2018 Raffle

Be the lucky winner of: Yeti Cooler, STIHL Chainsaw, Husqvarna Trimmer, 30″ Square Tile Top Fire Pit

Event Information

Come and enjoy music, food, and fireworks!

Picture & Video Gallery

Look at past event pictures and videos!

Event Information

Location, Date, & Time

The 21st annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration at Mathews High School will take place on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 with a rain date of Thursday, July 5, 2018. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9pm with entertainment and concessions starting around 6:30pm.

Entertainment & Refreshments

Starting around 6:30pm, there will be entertainment and concessions available for purchase. Come early for some food, fun, and music; then at dusk help celebrate our nations birth with fireworks.


Parking is available at Mathews High School with additional parking and a shuttle bus at Thomas Hunter Middle School running from 7:00 p.m. until its conclusion.

2018 Raffle Prizes!

Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at Country Cuts, Cattails, or from any Committee Member. You can get 1 ticket for $2.00 or 3 tickets for $5.00. Raffles will be called the night of the event.

STIHL MS 180 Chainsaw

Donated by: Chimney Corner Lawnmower Service

Bottom Fishing Trip

(With Option to Upgrade to Rockfish Trip)

Donated by: Wendy Daze Charters

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Committee Members
Alice Stewart.Charles Ingram.Dickie Brooks.Jay Forman.Jeannie Elliott.Jeremy Elliott.Larry Stewart.Mark Barrick.Pam Harrington.Patrick Harrington.Patsy Brooks.Scott Sadler.Steve Bing.Tammy Faulkner.Tracy Elliott.Wade Elliott