There will be plenty of opportunities to celebrate this Independence Day with a spectacular fireworks show. Waldameer kicks things off Wednesday night. Their fireworks show goes off about 10pm. Festivities in Erie's Liberty Park get started about 5pm Thursday, as part of the ongoing Perry 200 Celebration. There will be plenty of vendors and music in the park, with the evening coming to an end with a huge fireworks show at 9:45pm. Perry 200 has also expanded their celebrations into Waterford, Girard, and North East, where fireworks also shoot off at 9:45pm.