Attendance Info

The Central PA 4th Fest is a one-day celebration event held on July 4th. Our team of volunteers work hard to create a memorable experience for every attendant and celebrate America’s independence with one of Pennsylvania’s best firework’s shows. There are food trucks with delicious food, multiple activities for all ages, and the famous 4k race provides entertainment for the whole day.

General Admission

The Central PA 4th Fest is a free event to attend. Enjoy the 4th of July Fireworks from various vantage points ranging from the Bryce Jordan Center parking area to the massive Beaver stadium area.


Admission to the Central PA 4th Fest is free, parking fees apply.

VIP Fireworks Viewing Experience

The VIP viewing experience is the best way to watch the fireworks show and provides a comfortable viewing area. The VIP viewing area is a reserved section on the east side of Porter Road (see here for details) that provides an up-close view of all the 4th Fest fireworks. To purchase VIP viewing passes and bundles, please click here.

Benefits of VIP Viewing Experience:

  • Sit up and close to the firing line of the fireworks
  • Only place where personal lawn chairs and blankets can be placed
  • Music during the fireworks show
  • Special ground-based effects only viewable in this area

Helpful Tip: Combine the VIP viewing experience ticket with the VIP parking pass to guarantee a closer walk to the Central PA 4th Fest and experience the celebration the best way possible.