ST. GEORGE – Citizens young and old gathered throughout Utah’s Dixie Saturday to celebrate Independence Day.
Activities included music and merriment as St. Georgians came out in the hot and somewhat humid weather to barbecue, enjoy treats, slip, slide, dance and play during the summer day and into the evening at both Vernon Worthen Park, 300 S. 400 East, and the historic Dixie SunBowl, 150 S. 400 East.
As soon as night fell, out came the fireworks.
The St. George sky lit up during the city’s annual pyrotechnics display while moms, dads, kids, grandkids, sweethearts and everyone else in between enjoyed the show from various vantage points throughout the valley. Personal fireworks were also ignited around town, and local fire departments were kept hopping as they responded to several fires throughout the night.
Another Fourth of July has been laid to rest.
Click play above to relive the happenings in our videocast.
St. George News videographer Sheldon Demke contributed the videocast to this report.
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