Indianapolis area residents and visitors are notorious for celebrating Independence day beginning in June and well into the middle of July. Sometimes it’s because of the weather, sometimes it’s because of when family vacations fall and it’s always because we are a super patriotic state! Here’s a list of ideas, events and resources for celebrating the July 4th season with your whole family:
This is a list of local festivals. Many of them include parades, fireworks and more!
Fishers Freedom Festival (29th & 30th)
CarmelFest (3rd & 4th)
Lawrence 4th Fest (3rd & 4th)
Here is a list of fireworks shows! Before attending, please be sure to check this website and others provided for cancelations due to weather, heat, bans, etc. This page will be updated as frequently as possible with cancelations.
Anderson Fireworks – TBA
Avon Fireworks/Hendricks County – Saturday, June 29th, Dark, Other activities begin at 5pm, Kingsway Christian Church (100 N & Dan Jones).
Beech Grove Fireworks – Wednesday, July 3rd, Sarah T. Bolton Park
Brownsburg Fireworks – Thursday, July 4th, Arbuckle Acres Park, aprox 10pm
Carmel Fireworks – July 4th, 9:45pm, Fireworks will be launched from an area just north of the Gazebo.
Cicero Fireworks – July 4th, Dusk, Near Red Bridge. Lights Over Morse Lake.
Danville Fireworks – July 4th, Dusk, Danville Community High School (100 Warrior Way, Danville). Music, games and food begin at 7pm
Fishers Freedom Festival Fireworks – June 30th, 9:55pm @ Holland Memorial Park
Fishers/Saxony Fireworks – July 3rd, Witten Park (131st and Olio Road). Music, fun and fireworks. Music begins at 6:30pm.
Franklin Fireworks – July 3rd, 10:10pm @ Masonic Home Circle (Branigin Blvd, Franklin)
Geist Fireworks – July 4th, Dusk @ Geist Reservoir Bridge
Greenwood Fireworks – June 29th, 10pm @ Craig Park. Other events throughout the day.
Indianapolis Fireworks – July 4th, Dark, Indiana War Memorial, Other activities begin at 6:30pm
Lawrence Fireworks – July 4th, 10pm, Lawrence Community Park (5301 N Franklin Road). Other events throughout the day.
New Palestine Fireworks – June 29th, Dusk, New Palestine High School (4485 S Victory Lane, New Palestine)
Noblesville Fireworks – July 4th, 10pm @ Noblesville High School (18111 Cumberland Rd, Noblesville)
Plainfield Fireworks – July 4th, 9pm @ Hummel Park. Bounce houses, activities, food vendors and music begin at 5pm
Shelby County Fireworks – July 4th, Dusk, Shelby County Fairgrounds (500 Frank St, Shelbyville). Parking fee $3.
Westfield Fireworks – July 4th, 10pm, Asa Bales Park (205 W. Hoover St, Westfield)
Zionsville Fireworks – July 4th, Dusk, Lions Park. Other events and activities begin at 5pm.
My name is Katy Mann, and I'm the creator of Indy with Kids. With over 10 years of experience working with children, and my excitement towards the great city of Indianapolis; I offer readers guidance about great events and activities to do around Indianapolis with their kids and grandchildren. Join us on our family travels and adventures across the country!