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Fourth of July Events

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The Kentucky Lakes Area is known for the Fourth of July Celebrations.  Many events take place throughout the days surrounding the Fourth of July around Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

2016 Fireworks Displays Around the Lakes Area

Saturday, June 25

Friday, July 1

Saturday, July 2

  • Dusk - Thunder Over Eddy Bay at Eddy Creek Marina - (270) 388-2271
  • 9:00 p.m. - Kenlake State Park at the old beach area

Sunday, July 3

  • Dusk - Moors Resort - "Kentucky Lake Big Bang" - postponed until later this year
  • Dusk - Hu-B's Marina at Kuttawa

Monday, July 4

  • Dusk - Kentucky Dam - Fireworks from Kentucky Dam Marina - postponed until Labor Day
  • 9:00 p.m. - Lake Barkley State Park at the beach - (270) 924-1131 for information
  • Dark - Paris Landing State Resort Park - Fireworks from Paris Landing
  • 9:00 p.m. - "Ameribration" - Calvert City - (270) 395-7130
  • 9:30 p.m. - Murray - The Briggs & Stratton Fireworks Extravaganza can be viewed from the area around Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Lowes - postponed until Sunday, July 10th at 9:30 p.m.

More Fourth of July Events...

July 4th - Freedom Fest in Murray - Held in Murray, KY, this festival offers music, a parade, fireworks, food, activities and more. 800-651-1603.


Fishing at Sunset
Photo by Sherry Bailey

So many childhood memories have been made on the banks of Kentucky and Barkley Lakes. These boys are determined to fish until the sun goes down.