The Fourth of July is one week from today and organizers are preparing for number of fireworks displays in the Riverbend. There will be fireworks in Brighton and Grafton on Saturday, July 2. The Fireworks over the Mississippi display at the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater will take place on Sunday, July 3rd. And there will be 4th of July fireworks in Godfrey and Jerseyville.
Jerseyville Park & Recreation Executive Director Angela Sullivan tells The Big Z their fireworks take place at the American Legion Park, commonly referred to as the fairgrounds.
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She recommends arriving early for the event to ensure that you get the spot you want, but reminds to follow all traffic laws if you are watching somewhere other than on the American Legion Grounds.