Celebration on the River
If you’re looking for things to do for the Fourth of July in Tuscaloosa, we invite you to enjoy the City’s annual Celebration on the River!
The City of Tuscaloosa is bringing back its annual Fourth of July Celebration on the River on Tuesday, July 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. This free, family-friendly event is open to the public and will include live music, kids’ activities, fireworks, and more.
The kids’ zone will be open from 6 – 7:45 p.m. with games and activities for all ages. DJ Tank will perform from 6 – 7:50 p.m., and The Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra will perform from 7:55 – 8:55 p.m., which will include a lineup of patriotic music, music from various armed forces, and much more. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. after brief remarks from Mayor Walt Maddox.
Limited parking will be available near the Amphitheater so attendees are encouraged to enjoy the free parking at the Downtown Intermodal Facility and to take a shuttle or walk to the Amphitheater.
The Amphitheater’s clear bag policy will be in effect for this event. To learn more, please visit Tuscaloosa.com/COTR.
If you’re looking for fun things to do prior to the Celebration on the River festivities, Tuscaloosa and West Alabama offers plenty of outdoor recreation. Click here to learn about activities such as renting a boat from Pier 43 on Lake Tuscaloosa or a paddleboard from Tuscaloosa Paddleboard on Lake Nicol, hiking at Lake Lurleen State Park, a round of golf at Ol’ Colony, and much more!
Want to grab some grub before the Fourth of July activities begin? Check out our Eat page to find a list of many delicious options around town. Tip: Check their hours since it is a holiday and some locations may have modified hours.