Get set for the spectacular Independence Day Fireworks display over Lake Wallenpaupack on Friday, July 4.


Get set for the spectacular Independence Day Fireworks display over Lake Wallenpaupack on Friday, July 4.

This display is fired near the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack, next to the Wallenpaupack Area High School, and will begin at approximately 9:15 pm. (Dusk). Parking will be available in the High School parking lots, and the bleachers will be open to spectators at approximately 7 pm. Viewing the fireworks will still be available by boat from the Lake, as well. Due to insurance requirements, there will be a 1,000 Ft. restricted area surrounding the firing location. You won't want to miss this breathtaking event, so come out and enjoy the fireworks extravaganza. A rain date for the fireworks is planned for Saturday, July 5.

The Committee thanks all businesses and individuals who have stepped forward to support this annual tradition. Lighthouse Harbor Marina has pledged their support again to ensure this family tradition continues. As a major sponsor, this is the 14th year Lighthouse Harbor Marina has participated. The Committee urges all area businesses and residents to donate to continue this vital event. The support is essential, and the event will be breathtaking.

This year’s major supporting sponsors include: Lighthouse Harbor Marina, The Dime Bank, Bakker Marine Inc., Davis R. Chant Realtors, Joybeck Builders, Inc., East Shore Lodging/Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tours, Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort, Gresham’s Chop House, Lake Region IGA Supermarket, Hawley Market, Shooky’s Distributor, Penn Security Bank & Trust Co, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, Rex Brand Tree Experts, Sterling Marina, VanGorders’ Furniture Inc, Wallenpaupack Marine Trades, Wallenpaupack Lake Estates POA, North of the Border Fireworks, Bracalente Mfg. Co. Inc., Hawley-Lake Wallenpaupack Chamber of Commerce, Wallenpaupack Area High School, PPL, and numerous other businesses, property owners, and residents.

Donations are still needed to offset costs and continue this important family occasion at Lake Wallenpaupack. Please make checks payable to the H-LW Chamber, and send to the Hawley-Lake Wallenpaupack Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 150, Hawley PA 18428, or drop off contribution at Lighthouse Harbor Marina.

Also, a ticket will be drawn, and a lucky individual will win the spectacular gas grill, generously donated to the Chamber of Commerce by Eastern Propane Corp, Hawley. Tickets are still available! For more information on these events or other activities sponsored by the Hawley-Lake Wallenpaupack Chamber of Commerce, call 570-226-3191, or visit www.hawleywallenpaupackcc.com.