2017 Ohiopyle July Fourth Fireworks & Rafting Special

2017 Ohiopyle July Fourth Fireworks & Rafting Special

Where to See 2017 Ohiopyle Fireworks, Plus July 4th Holiday Rafting Deals


[We’ve update this popular blog post for 2017 information and Ohiopyle rafting deals.]

The quaint borough of Ohiopyle doesn’t hold its own fireworks display in town – but as with every year – there are plenty of awesome nearby fireworks shows to enjoy after your Ohiopyle adventures over the Independence holiday long weekend.  Here is our favorite list of the best and closest locations to see 2017 fireworks near Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania.

Visiting Ohiopyle on July 4th is really special – the town lights up beautiful Ohiopyle Falls on Monday, July 3rd, at dusk under gorgeous lights. They are definitely worth viewing up close and personal this holiday! Below is a rundown of where to go to watch fireworks around Ohiopyle.


Here’s where the best fireworks are close to Ohiopyle:


nemacolin resortFireworks 10 Minutes from Ohiopyle

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, just 10 minutes from Ohiopyle, is marking the Fourth of July with a big celebration and a weekend of great family fun, including a Weekend Kick-Off Party Dinner with live music on Friday, June 30. Their annual fireworks display begins at 9:30 pm on Tuesday, July 4. Best spots to watch? Try the Sundial Lodge or the Links Pro Shop Parking Lot.


seven springs resortFireworks 45 minutes from Ohiopyle

Join the Independence Day festivities at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, PA. About 45 minutes from Ohiopyle, they offer lots of fun activities for the whole family, including a canopy tour. The Zambelli Fireworks show is on Monday, July 3 at 9:30.




fireworks on mountain by lakeFireworks ~60 Minutes from Ohiopyle

Less than an hour from Ohiopyle, you can check out the annual Fire on the Mountain Fireworks in McHenry, MD. On Tuesday, July 4, fireworks light up the sky above Marsh Mountain at Wisp Resort overlooking Deep Creek Lake. Fireworks begin around 9:30 pm and there are several locations from which to watch. Choose one here.



wilderness voyageurs middle yough raftingJuly 4th Holiday Weekend Ohiopyle Rafting Early Trip Specials

Have you ever been on an early morning raft trip? It is one of the most beautiful parts of the day. You’ll often see wildlife from Bald Eagle soaring overhead to deer drinking river side.

  • Saturday July 1st: Save $20 per person on 8:30AM rafting trips – Lower Yough only
  • Sunday July 2nd: Save $10 per person on 8:30AM rafting trips! – Lower Yough only

These slots will sell out quickly. Please, call to Book:  800-272-4141

Celebrate the Independence holiday right here in Ohiopyle with three white water rafting options:

  1. A super fun family or friends rafting trip down the Lower Yough (age 12+)
  2. An easy paddle / float on the Middle Yough (great for as young as 5)
  3. The intense and spectacular technical Class 4-5 Upper Yough (age 16+)


Only 45 minutes from Ohiopyle is awesome white water rafting on the Savage River on Sunday, July 2nd. Get in double raft runs on this exciting, fast-paced, former world championship slalom racing Savage River .  It only has three releases a year, this is release #2.

Other July Fourth Holiday Adventures To Do In Ohiopyle

Biking the GAP trail through Ohiopyle is something all ages can enjoy, bring your own bike or rent some from our bike shop for maximum convenience.

Go fishing in the Youghiogheny River all weekend. Stop by the full service fly shop for current info on fishing conditions and which flies to use.

Try SUP paddling, mountain biking, camp at Ohiopyle State Park, tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Waters architectural treasure, swimming in a swimming hole and natural water slide, and enjoy ice cream cones by the river.

Stop by Falls City Pub, near the river at Wilderness Voyageurs, for great food, over 50 microbrews and great times with your friends and family.