There are many opportunities to view fireworks in Franklin County.
Some events include food, music and other entertainment, with the first two fireworks shows happening tonight.
Rantoul kicks off its Fourth of July celebration with a public fireworks display at dusk tonight.
There will also be fireworks tonight at Pomona Lake at dusk.
Ottawa’s celebration will be at dusk Sunday in Forest Park, 320 N. Locust St., Ottawa.
The City of Ottawa announced earlier this month that Steve Donahoo will be in charge of the fireworks display this year.
Princeton will have its annual BBQ and Fireworks Celebration from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 7. Fireworks begin at dusk with a $5 donation suggested at the gate.
Pulled pork sandwiches will be for sale. There will be a home run derby, a dunk tank and live music from the Lost Troubadours at 7 p.m.