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Logan Announces Modified July 4 Firework Show

Following last year’s cancellation, Logan will put on a firework show for Independence Day, not at Utah State University, but at Willow Park for the first time in at least 20 years.

“We took note of how the public responded to the state’s anniversary in January,” said Russ Akina, the Parks and Recreation director. “And the feeling was that, in some of the comments that we received, was that this was great timing for what everybody’s been going through. It was a good diversion to COVID and the suffering, while still staying safe.”


Akina viewed the Jan. 4 firework display from the Logan Golf Course parking lot and said that while it was hard to gauge crowd size at the local celebration of Utah’s 125th anniversary of statehood, “it was a sea of headlights similar to what we’d have at our Pioneer Day events.” Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.