Newcastle & Weston County 4th of July Events & Fireworks Information

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Newcastle & Weston County 4th of July Events & Fireworks Information

Newcastle   –   The Newcastle Independence Day Parade will take place on Main Street at 11:00 AM on July 4th. (Note: The parade will start at NHS parking lot, turn right at Maverik and proceed up to the top of Main Street)

The Newcastle Legacy Series re-inactment of President Roosevelt’s speech during a 1903 stop in Newcastle will take place in the parking lot at Isabella’s following the parade.

The Fourth at the Four-Way will be held at Pinnacle Bank near the 4-way stop on the east edge of town.
Gates will open at 4 p.m., with music beginning at 4:30 p.m. Bounce houses will be on-hand for the kids. Various food vendors and area breweries will be serving food & beverages. Please make sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets.

Preforming at The Fourth at the Four-Way will be: The Hill City Slickers at 4:30 p.m., followed by The Williams Brothers Band. RaeLynn will take the stage at 8 p.m.

Tickets are limited. Buy tickets online at or purchase tickets at Pinnacle Bank or the News Letter Journal.

If for any reason you are not familiar with RaeLynn, get the scoop from Bob Bonnar’s interview with RaeLynn on

The annual Newcastle fireworks show will take place at dusk on July 4th.


Note on personal fireworks usage in Weston County:


1. Discharge fireworks at any time on private land outside the city limits of Upton and Newcastle

2. Discharge fireworks within Newcastle city limits from 12 Noon until midnight on July 4th.


1. Discharge fireworks on federal or state lands OR inside the Town of Upton

Please use caution and common sense when lighting fireworks:

Only light fireworks in clear, open areas away from buildings, vehicles, trees and dry grass (preferably in large areas of bare ground, gravel or concrete).

Be sure to have fire suppression means available while lighting, preferably a connected water hose, but at minimum a suitable fire extinguisher and shovel. If a fire starts that cannot be readily suppressed, be sure to call 911 right away so firefighters and equipment can be dispatched to the scene.

After shooting fireworks, please be sure to pick up trash or other bits leftover from fireworks and remain in the area for at least 30 minutes to ensure there are no smoldering embers.


To everyone in Weston County please be safe and enjoy your 4th of July holiday, from all of us at!