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

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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 at the American Legion Mall from 6:00-10:30 pm 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 $15.


Spark! Fishers: June 24th-29th, Fishers

A weekend long festival with the following activities: Spark!Fishers 5K race and 1-Mile Walk/Run, Spark!Fishers Car & Art Show, free concerts on Tuesday night and Friday night, with drone and fireworks shows, and Saturday’s Spark!Fishers Street Festival.

Star Spangled Symphony: July 3rd-5th, Conner Prairie in Fishers

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

Carmel Fest: July 3rd-4th, Carmel

An outdoor festival at Carmel Civic Square on Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th. The full schedule, including parade and fireworks, is on their event website.

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

This event has vendors, music and even a kids zone! It begins at 4:00 pm at Grand Park with fireworks at 10:00 pm.

25th Lights Over Morse Lake Festival: July 3rd-7th, 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 4:00 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 (when the parking lots open, $8 per car) 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 29th, Avon

From 10:00 am-10:00 pm, enjoy food, kids activities, hot air balloons 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 Poor Jack’s Carnival is from June 29th through the 4th and on the 4th – the parade begins at 10:00 am, the concert is at 7:00 pm, and fireworks begin at 10:00 pm.

Night at the Park in Avon: July 3rd, Avon Town Hall Park

This event will be held from 6:00-10:00 pm on July 3rd 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 21st-22nd, New Palestine

You can check out the Friday events and Saturday events for the New Pal Summer Fest. You can experience live music, a beer and wine garden, kids activities, and even a car and truck show.

Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks: July 6th, Greenfield

Come to Beacon Hill on Saturday, July 6th to celebrate! From 4:00-10:30, enjoy live music, vendors, and fireworks begin at 9:30 pm.

Fortville Summerfest & Fireworks: July 13th, 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 29th, 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 10:00 pm. Check out their website for the parade route, live music info, and more!

Red, White and Blueberry Festival: July 6th-7th, Mallow Run Winery in Bargersville

A family friendly event with food, music, and all things blueberry – head to Mallow Run from July 6th to 7th 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 5:30 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 5:30 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!

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