America's Got Heroes

The ground-breaking plan to celebrate hometown heroes! 4thFest will recognize Centre County's heroes with a parade and plaque. Do you know a hero? Nominate them today!
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Heroes Parade

The 2nd annual Parade of Heroes adds to the already well-established day of family-friendly-fun festivities celebrating our nation's birth. The Parade of Heroes is set to begin at 2 PM on Thursday, July 4th, 2013.
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Firecracker 4K Race

The annual Firecracker 4K provides the perfect start to our day long Central Pa 4thFest celebration. Mark your calendar for the 2013 race. It will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 4th, 2013 on the Penn State campus.
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Come cheer on the red team or the blue team as professional lumberjacks compete in 11 different events against each other in this fast paced entertainment.
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VIP Special Viewing Area

If you want to experience the fireworks and see and feel the spectacular ground effects at their best, there is a special viewing area reserved on the east side of Porter Road for VIP Viewing Pass holders.
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Star Spangled Spectacular

Each year the audience anticipates a spectacular fireworks display to celebrate the birth of our country. The 4thFest is rated the 3rd Largest, Biggest, Best 4th of July Fireworks show in the United States.
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