4th of July Fun, Festivities, and Fireworks around Ohiopyle!

26 Jun

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Now that summer is officially here it’s time to start planning for the next holiday weekend. And there are a lot of fun and exciting things happening around the Fourth of July.

Let’s start with some fun local events!

Braddock’s Inn Flea Market will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday, July 6 and 7 from 8am-4pm.

Nemacolin Woodlands will be hosting a Fourth of July Americana Extravaganza on Saturday July 6th starting at 6pm. The Fourth of July Parade will take place on Thursday July 4th at 5:30pm.

Be sure to get out on a white water rafting tour.

Beat the Summer heat over the holiday by rafting in Ohiopyle. Cool off and save 15% off river activities. This special is good for any guided tour on the Lower or Middle Yough or rentals on the Middle Yough. Some restrictions may apply. Mention promo code BHJO for this great deal. BOOK NOW or call 1-800-472-3846.

How about some informative nature hikes and interpretive programs?

15c97b85a6df097da47e17daecfec72bcc716a09 (1)Friday, July 5: Flint and Steel Fire Building at Ohiopyle State Park 7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Before the invention of matches, flint and steel was the preferred method of starting fires. Come learn the basic elements of what is needed to build a flint and steel fire. Then try your hand at this primitive skill. Successful builders of a flint and steel fire will be rewarded with s’mores! Meet at the Kentuck Campground Amphitheater.

Saturday, July 6: Boston Tea Party Hike at Ohiopyle State Park 10:00 am-11:30 am

For centuries tea has caused civil unrest, drug addiction and even wars.  While all the while it has remained a refreshing drink.  During this hike we will explore the rich history of tea and sample some teas made from wild plants found in the park. Meet at the Ohiopyle State Park Train Station Visitor Center.

Saturday, July 6: Butterflies at Ohiopyle State Park 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

The flower gardens in the park are all a flutter with butterflies and hummingbirds. Join the naturalist as she explains the life of butterflies and how to attract them into your yard. There will also be some butterfly like activities. Meet at the Ohiopyle State Park Falls Area Visitor Center.

Don’t forget about FIREWORKS!

Wednesday July 3 – 9:30pm: Seven Springs Mountain Resort Bavarian Beach 777 Waterwheel Dr, Seven Springs, PA.

Thursday July 4 – 9pm: Nemacolin Woodlands Sundial Lodge 1001 LaFayette Dr, Farmington, PA.

Saturday July 6 – 9pm: Nemacolin Woodlands Sundial Lodge 1001 LaFayette Dr, Farmington, PA.

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