Fun and Fireworks: Indianapolis Guide to the 4th of July


It’s hard to believe that the 4th of July is almost here! We have rounded up several of the fun festivals, parades and fireworks that the Indianapolis area has to offer!


IPL Downtown Fireworks: July 4th, Downtown Indianapolis

This event takes place on Vermont Street between Meridian Street and Pennsylvania Street and includes food trucks, activities for the kids, live music and of course, fireworks! Fireworks begin at 10:00 pm.

Independence Day Celebration at Victory Field: July 4th, Downtown Indianapolis

Take the family to an Indianapolis Indians game and end the night with a fantastic fireworks display! Tickets start at $14.


Spark! Fishers: June 20th-24th, Fishers

A weekend long festival with a Farmers Market, 5K race, parade and fireworks on Saturday evening.

Glorious 4th: July 1st, 2nd, and 4th, Conner Prairie in Fishers

Conner Prairie is hosting their annual Glorious 4th event, including traditional celebrations and an educational history on Independence Day with the citizens of Prairietown. To see all of the elements of Glorious 4th, check out their website.

Star Spangled Symphony: June 30st-3rd, Conner Prairie in Fishers

Enjoy an evening of patriotic music by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at Conner Prairie. The evening ends with a fireworks display.

Carmel Fest: July 3rd-4th, Carmel

An outdoor festival at Carmel Civic Square on Monday and Tuesday. The full schedule, including parade and fireworks, on their event website.

Westfield Rocks the 4th: July 3rd-4th, Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield

This event has vendors, music and even a kids zone! It begins at 3:00 pm at Grand Park with fireworks at 10:00 pm.

Lights Over Morse Lake: June 30th-July 4th, Cicero

This event includes a festival with local vendors, a carnival, outdoor movies, live music and more! Fireworks begin at 10:00 pm on the 4th.

Fireworks Around Fishers: July 4th

Event information can be found on the Fishers Parks website about the following locations: Nickel Plate District, Cyntheanne Park, and Geist Reservoir.

Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Festival: July 4th, Noblesville

The parade begins around 4:o0 pm with the festival following from 6:00-10:00 pm at Forest Park. Fireworks are at 10:00 pm.

Whitestown Independence Day Celebration: July 3rd, Whitestown

A family event in Whitestown at Eagle Creek that begins at 6:00 pm will have live music, food, a kids zone, and fireworks at dark.

4th of July Celebration: July 4th, Lions Park in Zionsville

Come at 5:00 pm, parking begins at 4:00 pm, to Lions Park in Zionsville and you can enjoy live music, yummy food, fun and games for kids, and their fireworks display at 10:00 pm.


Hendricks County Ribfest + BBQ: June 24th, Avon

From 10:00 am-10:00 pm, enjoy food, kids activities, tethered balloon rides and more! Fireworks begin at dark.

Brownsburg Lions Club 4th of July Extravaganza: June 29th- July 4th, Brownsburg

This festival includes carnival rides, live music and more! The parade begins at 10:00 am on the 4th and fireworks that evening.

Night at the Park in Avon: July 1st, Avon Town Hall Park

This free event will be held from 6:00-10:00 pm at Avon’s Town Hall Park. Enjoy live music, food trucks, an animal show, pony rides, face-painting, and a fireworks show!


New Pal Summer Fest: June 23rd-24th, New Palestine

Live music, kids activities, and even a vintage car show can be found at this event. Fireworks conclude the event on Saturday.

Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks: July 1st, Greenfield

Come to Beacon Hill on Saturday, July 1st to celebrate! From 4:00-10:30, enjoy live music, vendors, and fireworks begin at dusk.

Fortville Summerfest & Fireworks: July 8th, Fortville

Things kick off at Fortville Summerfest with live music at noon and fun day includes delicious food, a kid zone, and face painting. The night ends with fireworks at dusk.


Greenwood Freedom Festival: June 24th, Greenwood

A parade starts the day at 4:00 pm with nearly 30 vendors, food and live music at the event after. Fireworks begin at 10:15pm. Check out their website for the parade route, live music info, and more!

Red, White and Blueberry Festival: July 1st-3rd, Mallow Run Winery in Bargersville

A family friendly event with food, music and all things blueberry – head to Mallow Run from July 1st to 3rd to celebrate! Check the website for times and schedule of events.

Franklin Fireworks Festival: July 3rd, Franklin Amphitheater in Franklin

Enjoy plenty of food vendors, entertainment and more! The festival begins at 2:00 pm and fireworks will start at 10:10 pm.

All American Day at the Park: July 3rd, Beech Grove

This event includes local vendors, starting at 6:00 pm. The event concludes with fireworks at approximately 10:00 pm.

Got a favorite local 4th of July event that’s not on the list? Share with us!