4th of July displays set for both Chelan and Manson

by Dennis Rahm

Locals and visitors alike will once again be treated to two quality fireworks shows in celebration of the 4th of July.

The Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce will present Chelan’s Rockin 2nd of July fireworks show starting at dark Sunday night July 2nd. The fireworks will be set off from a barge anchored off Don Morse Park. The public can view the display from a number of vantage points including Don Morse Park, Lakeside Park, the old bridge or from the water in a boat. Watercraft operators are advised to stay clear of the fireworks barge.

Meanwhile, the community of Manson is gearing up the “big show” with a Tuesday night 4th of July fireworks display scheduled to start at 10:15 pm. The 44th Annual Manson 4th of July fireworks display over the lake at Manson Bay. The festivities in Manson will include live music from the LakeBoys starting at 7 pm at Manson Bay Park.

Residents and visitors are advised that Chelan is a fireworks free county. If you’d like to watch the fireworks show from the water, but don’t have a boat public fireworks cruises are being offered by the Lady of the Lake for both shows.