What’s opened, closed, and happening in Hamburg for the Fourth of July? Here’s a list of openings and closings, as well as festivities and firework displays.

What to do for July 4th

July 3

On July 3 bakers are competing in The Great American Pie Contest to see who has the best pie in Lexington. The public is encouraged to stop by Fifth Third Bank Pavilion to enjoy a slice of pie, along with ice cream from Sav’s Chill.

The annual Patriotic Music Concert featuring the Lexington Philharmonic is on the Morrison Lawn at Transylvania University on July 3 at 8 pm.

July 4

Start your holiday by running the Bluegrass 10k on July 4th beginning at 7 am. The course weaves through the main business and historic district in downtown Lexington.

CADENCE Studio Cycling + Fitness is offering a free 4th of July Cycling Class at 10 am at their studio on Old Todds Road.

The Fourth of July Street Festival takes place from 9 am to 6 pm in Downtown Lexington. A special reading of the Declaration of Independence is at 11 am in the Fifth Third Pavilion. The Parade starts at 2 pm down Main Street from Midland Ave to Mill Street.

Where to Watch Fireworks

For the first time ever, The Fourth of July fireworks display will be launched downtown from the roof of the Lexington Financial Center at 10 pm.

Fireworks begin at 10 pm at Lake Reba in Richmond, KY. There is a 4th of July Celebration at the park from 5 to 11 pm. Live music from The Dylan Jasper Band at 6 pm and Superfecta at 8 pm.

You can watch fireworks in Winchester at Lykins Park at 10 pm.

Keep in mind that pets and fireworks do not mix well. July 4th has one of the highest rates of missing pets. Don’t add your pet to that number.

The Lexington Fire Dept. has and will continue to comment about fireworks safety. Remember: If it goes up or blows up, it’s illegal in Lexington.

What’s Open in Hamburg

Costco is open on July 4.

Target is open regular hours on July 4.

Walmart is open on July 4.

Liquor Barn locations are open.

Drugstores like CVS and Walgreen’s are open regular hours.

What’s Closed in Hamburg

Banks and post offices are closed in observance of the July 4th holiday.

LexTran is operating on an extended Sunday schedule on July 4th.

Holiday Trash Collection in Lexington

The upcoming Fourth of July holiday does not impact collections by the city’s Division of Waste Management. Collections will be made as usual on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of that week.


For more Lexington, KY, Hamburg area news, subscribe to the Hamburg Journal weekly digital newsletter.

Call today to advertise in Hamburg Journal, 859.268.0945