City of Martinsburg Fireworks–July 4
The 4th of July Fireworks, sponsored by the City of Martinsburg, will be held on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at approximately 9:30 p.m. The rain date is Friday, July 5, 2019. The fireworks display will take place in the same location as it has in past years.
WAR MEMORIAL PARK (Per M-BC Parks & Recreation):
War Memorial Park will be open on July 4th from dawn to dusk. Visitors will be asked to vacate the park at dusk. Pavilions are for those who have made reservations. Open picnic areas are on a first-come/first-available use.
Public swimming at War Memorial Park will be held from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m. only.
Concessions and Mini Golf Course will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Pool and Grass & Beach Area will not be open after 5:00 p.m. This area will not be available for the viewing of fireworks.
Due to the pool viewing area being closed and the park closing at dusk, residents and visitors should make adequate and timely plans for watching the fireworks.
No other special activities, i.e. music or entertainment, are scheduled at the park.
The City of Martinsburg Police Department will have a presence within the park throughout the day. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and W. Va. State Police will also be assisting throughout the day.
Parking along the I-81 berms is prohibited for viewing the fireworks. Visitors to Martinsburg are also encouraged to respect the restrictions of “no parking” on private residential and business properties, where posted.
The City of Martinsburg wishes everyone a safe and happy 4th of July.
REMINDER: The Discharge of Fireworks within the Municipal City Limits Remains Prohibited During Any Time of the Year, Per Ordinance 2016-22. Complaints regarding the discharge of fireworks within city limits should be reported to the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100. Violators cited for discharging fireworks with the City shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than thirty (30) days or both.