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.

Our 2017 July 4th Fireworks Celebration brought in our all-time highest crowd! We are so happy our residents, residents from our surrounding counties, and folks from out of state were able to attend and enjoy the music, refreshments and fireworks show. We hope to see you there next year!
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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!

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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.


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.

Husqvarna 128C Trimmer

Donated by: Mathews Lawn and Garden

STIHL MS 180 Chainsaw

Donated by: Chimney Corner Lawnmower Service

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The Mathews Fireworks Committee is thinking warm thoughts during this chilly spring. Dream with us about a hot sun, cool water, outdoor fun, and a great fireworks display. July 4th is months away, but we’re already busy planning. Visit our website for this year’s event details and raffle prizes: www.mathewsfireworkscommittee.com. Stay warm and dry out there friends! ... See MoreSee Less

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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