Event Details

  • Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 9 pm Free to the public! Rain or Shine.

Thunder on the Mountain 2015

For decades, Thunder on the Mountain has been hailed as one of the largest and most extravagant Independence Day traditions in the state of Alabama—and this year will be no exception. On Saturday, July 4 at 9 p.m., Thunder on the Mountain 2015 will once again illuminate the skies above Birmingham’s beloved iron man, Vulcan. Free to the public, this year’s show will last approximately 20 minutes and will feature a variety of firework shells that will brighten the sky with new colors and patterns. The show will be choreographed to a musical soundtrack that will feature a mix of patriotic favorites and popular music.

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PLEASE NOTE: THAT VULCAN PARK AND MUSEUM WILL CLOSE AT 6:00PM No spectators will be allowed inside the park or at the entrance to Vulcan Trail.

Vulcan Park and Museum takes pride in organizing this highly-anticipated event each year, however, we rely on the community-at-large to help fund this outstanding show for residents of the greater Birmingham area and beyond to enjoy! Thunder on the Mountain 2015 is sponsored by the City of Birmingham, Callahan Eye Hospital and Pyro Productions, Summit Media, Rivera Communications, Dale’s Seasoning and FOX6 WBRC-TV.

The July 4 weekend festivities are not limited to the fireworks show.

On Friday, July 3 from 6 p.m. to midnight, REV Birmingham & The Five Points South Merchants will be hosting the Good People 4th of July Birthday Pub Crawl throughout participating restaurants and bars in Five Points South. A complete schedule of the two day event and information can be found on the Five Points South website or on the Facebook event page Red, White & Brews.

During the day of July 4, come by Vulcan Park and Museum to see the fireworks setup and then at 6 p.m. one can either attend the Birmingham Barons game or the free “Jazz in the Park!” concert at the Railroad Park amphitheater and later view the fireworks with soundtrack from either location.

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital
The City Of Birmingham
Dale's Seasoning
Pyro Productions
The Club
Fox 6 WBRC
Tune in on these radio stations
98.7 Kiss FM
104.7 WZZK
95.7  JAMZ
106.9 The Eagle
Birmingham Mountain Radio
easy 97.3
98.3 La Jefa
1500 AM JUAN