BANG, POP, KABOOM!!! From June through December, Indy with Kids has the biggest and best comprehensive guide for your family to enjoy events involving fireworks throughout the state of Indiana. Whether you are looking for a road trip, camping fun or an event near by your home, we have all the greatest and most EXPLOSIVE Fireworks list for you!
If you know of an event with fireworks not on our list, please contact Indy with Kids.
Friday, June 9
Saturday, June 10
Crothersville Red, White & Blue Festival Fireworks
Fireworks show will begin with a community countdown at approximately 10 pm to close out the 42nd Crothersville Red, White & Blue Festival, which is a three-day event that begins on June 8. Visit the website for a complete schedule of events. Follow this festival for updates on Facebook.
Sunday, June 11
Friday, June 16
Saturday, June 17
68th Annual Churubusco Turtle Days Festival
Free admission. Festival runs June 14-17. Fireworks on final night at 10:15 pm at north end of the park. Visit the website for a full schedule of events.
New Palestine Summer Fest
Free Admission. Fun day filled with food, music, and fireworks at dusk.
Taste of Tippecanoe
4 pm-Midnight with Fireworks at 10:45 pm
Admission: $5 in advance; $10 at the gate; Children 12 and under are free but must be accompanied by an adult. Check the website for complete details.
Saturday, June 24
Greenwood Freedom Festival
Festivities include a parade, local food, beer and craft vendors, and a kids’ zone. A fireworks show concludes the evening.
Hendricks County Rib Fest & Avon Balloon Glow
Fireworks at dark. Other activities offered include food vendors, entertainment, live music, games for kids, and balloon glow.
This two day festival begins on Friday, June 23 and concludes with the Canoefest Fireworks Spectacular held on Saturday, June 24 at 10:15 pm Admission is free to the Festival and fireworks show, but other activities may require a fee. Please visit the website for the complete schedule.
Fireworks Over the Mississinewa Reservoir
9 am-11 pm Boat rides, bands, shooting skills for children, disc golf, corn hole tournament, and an amazing fireworks display over the lake.
Sunday, June 25
Thursday, June 29
Fireworks on the Lakefront at Indiana Dunes State Park
Gate admission: $7 in-state vehicles and $12 for out-of-state vehicles
Family-friendly activities include food merchants, a live rock concert and fireworks. Bus transfers will be available at Yost Elementary School and Chesterton Middle School to Porter Beach beginning at 5 pm. Rain date will be July 5. Visit this link for camping reservations and other options for overnight accommodations.
Friday, June 30
Schererville Parks & Recreation Fourth of July Fireworks
8-11 pm Fireworks are free and performed at dusk at Rohrman Park. Arrive early, bring chairs, blankets and snacks. Rain Date is Sunday, July 2 at dusk.
Saturday, July 1
Star Spangled Symphony
July 1-4 at 8 pm at Conner Prairie
Bring a picnic and come to the ISO’s annual patriotic performance to celebrate America and salute U.S. military service members. This summertime tradition features symphony favorites and a spectacular fireworks show at each concert! For pricing and to purchase tickets, visit the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra website.
Cedar Lake Summerfest Fourth of July Festival
Festival runs from June 30-July 4. Fireworks at dusk on July 1 & 3.
Free admission. $5 Donation for parking. Visit the website for a complete schedule of events.
Aurora’s Red, White & Boom
This event will take place over two days, June 30 & July 1 at Lesko Park located on a strip of grassy riverfront property between the Ohio River and US 56.
RWB will offer boat and seaplane rides, craft booths, food and drinks (including a beer and wine garden), live music, an air show, and more. A spectacular fireworks display will be held at 10 pm on the second night.
Newburgh Fireworks & Evening in the Park
5 pm Food, fun, and games begin; 6 pm Community Concert; 9 pm Fireworks
Mooresville 4th of July Blazin’ Fireworks
Festivities begin at 5 pm. Food, live music from Philip Steven and The Open Road Band, vehicle extrication demonstration from the fire department, family friendly activities for children and the fireworks display begins at dark.
Raccoon Lake Independance Day Fireworks Celebration
Festivities begin at 10 am with a Craft Blast for children of all ages. Games, including tug of war, and whiffle ball, begin at 1 pm. At 5 pm we will be starting our third annual Big Bang Cornhole tournament at the beach hill parking lot. Visitors are invited to cap off the day with an evening fireworks beginning at dusk.
Monroe County Fairgrounds Fireworks
Gates open at 5 pm Fireworks at dusk. Activities include car show, food vendors, and music entertainment. No alcohol, grills, fireworks or pets other than service animals will be allowed onto the Monroe County Fairgrounds. For more information call (812) 825-7439.
Pokagon State Park Fireworks by the Lake
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and come early for a good seat on the Inn’s front lawn. Food will be sold by the Potawatomi Inn and local Boy Scouts.
Paragon Speedway Fireworks
A family-friendly dirt track race. Race time is 7:30 pm and a fireworks display takes place immediately after the night’s racing. Admission is $17 per person for grandstand seating or $30 per person for access to the pits. Kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult admission.
Sunday, July 2
Madison Regatta Fireworks
The regatta runs from June 30th through July 2 with many events─music, pageants, games, and contests and more. Music and fireworks are free (on Sunday night) but there are buttons and wristbands available for purchase for other events during the festival. Check the website for the full schedule of events. For more information call (812) 265-5000 or send an email.
Monday, July 3
QMIX Musical Fireworks
Food and fun start at 5:30 pm. Easterling Entertainment Magic Show at 6 pm. Fireworks at 10 pm at Columbus Municipal Airport.
Fountain City Fireworks Display
Free admission. Fireworks begin at dark. Proceeds from concessions support Little League.
Hidden Lake Park Independence Day Festival
Festival runs 1-11 pm with Spectacular Fireworks Show at 9 pm
Entrance Fees into Festival After 6pm: $5 per car or minivan; $10 per large van (15 passengers); $15 RV Camper; $25 per Bus
Visit the website for a complete schedule of events. Questions: Call (219) 769-2111.
Kokomo Speedway Independence Day Fireworks
General Admission $15 Bring earplugs for protection from noise. Fireworks at dusk.
Please visit website for a complete schedule of the night’s events and updates on times.
Tuesday, July 4
Brazil Rotary Gala Fireworks
Aerial Arts puts on this great show, sponsored and paid for by the Brazil Rotary Club. Fireworks begin at 10 pm and can best be viewed from the east side of Forest Park or on the Forest Park Golf Course, but you can also get a unique perspective by watching through the trees on the midway. If you watch it on the golf course, please stay off the greens, and take any trash you see as you leave the event. Fireworks parking and admission are both FREE, a service of Brazil Rotary Club. Follow Brazil Rotary Club on Facebook. For questions, please submit an online form.
Covington Fourth of July Festival
Seven-day event begins on June 28 and ends on July 4 with fireworks concluding the event. Free admission into the festival and fireworks. Some activities may require a fee. Please see the website for a complete schedule of events.
Jay County Fairgrounds Independence Day Celebration
11 a.m. downtown Parade. Free admission at fairgrounds: food booths, games, talent show and more. Fireworks at dusk.
Nashville Fourth of July Fireworks
Celebrate the fourth with a spectacular fireworks display brought to you by the Brown County Lions Club. Fireworks begin at dusk at the Brown County High School Football Field. Free (Donations are welcome and appreciated).
Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast
See Indy’s largest fireworks display, shooting from the top of the Regions Bank Tower at 10 pm There’s no better place to view them in the city than from The Indiana War Memorial grounds! Tune your radio to B105.7, 97.1 HANK FM, or 93.1 WIBC for the official fireworks soundtrack. Free. Follow Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast for updates on Facebook.
Free Admission. Spectacular Fireworks synchronized to music. CarmelFest is set to begin on Monday, July 3 and run through Monday, July 4 ending with a bang at 9:45 pm. Please visit the website for a full schedule of events.
Lights Over Morse Lake
Free admission. Huge festival runs July 1-4 and include an array of events such as a carnival, poker run, food, music, parade, balloon events and more! Fireworks conclude this event on Independence Day. Check the website for full details. For updates, please follow Lights Over Morse Lake on Facebook.
Pendleton’s 4th at the Falls
Free admission. Pendleton’s Fourth of July parade and festival! Parade, food, music entertainment, fun for the kids. Fireworks at dusk.
Jimmy Nash Park in Martinsville
The pool will be open until 8 pm (admission required for the pool), the free splash pad is open, live music will begin at 4 pm, food trucks will be selling food and fireworks begin at approximately 10 pm.
Elkhart Fourth of July Celebration
Bring blankets or chairs or sit in the bleachers; listen and enjoy the evening’s entertainment and help countdown to commence the fireworks which will illuminate the night sky. Gates open at 7 pm at the entrance of Rice Field. $1 admission per person. 2 years and under are free. Rain Date will be July 4. For updates follow Elkhart Parks and Recreation on Facebook.
Noblesville Fourth of July Fireworks Festival and Parade
The day begins with the annual Fourth of July Parade at 4:30 pm traveling through downtown Noblesville. Fun continues from 6-10 pm at the Fireworks Festival at Noblesville High School with live music, games, inflatables, food, and other entertainment and activities. The holiday concludes with the fireworks show lighting up the nighttime sky that guests can view right from the festival at approximately 10 pm.
Zionsville Lions Club Park July 4th Fireworks
This is the second largest fundraiser for Lions Park. Food, music and fun begin in the park at 5 pm and are followed by the fireworks at dusk.
LaPorte County Fairgrounds Fireworks
Fireworks at dusk (approx. 9:30 p.m.). Gates open at 6 pm $1 per person for walk-in admission. $5 per carload admission includes parking and general yard seating at LaPorte County Fairgrounds. Concessions, children’s activities, and beer garden will be part of the festivities for an additional fee.
Pioneer Park in Moorseville Celebration
Beginning at 6 pm, local food vendors will be on site and live music will keep you entertained all evening! The American flag arrives via sky diver around 7:30 pm, and the fireworks are set to begin at dusk. The Soaring Eagle Zip Line will operated until 8 pm.
Saturday, July 8
Saturday, July 15
Three Rivers Festival
One of Northeast Indiana’s largest Fireworks displays will launch from the top of Indiana Michigan Power Center, wrapping up nine days of Festival fun at 10 pm For more information please visit the link above or follow Three Rivers Festival on Facebook. For questions, please call Three Rivers Festival Office at (260) 426-5556.
Saturday, July 20
21st Annual Pickle Festival
This three day event begins on July 20th and concludes on July 22nd at 10 pm with a spectacular fireworks display. Free admission. For more information please call (260) 337-5470.
Saturday, August 26
Mill Pond Festival
This festival runs from Friday August 25th through Sunday August 27th.
Fireworks held on the second night of this event at 10 pm
Free event with $1 parking donation for continued park improvements. For more information call (219) 767-2275.
Saturday, September 2
Saturday, September 9
Sunman Fall Fest 2017
Parade begins at 2 pm in the Sunman Elementary School Parking Lot
Event starts at 3 pm at Sunman Community Park with music, beer and wine gardens, craft and food vendors, kids inflatables, homemade wine contest, and more! Fireworks show at dark.
Saturday, September 16
Frankton Heritage Days
Free admission. Festival runs September 15-17 with Fireworks at dusk on the second night. Visit the website for a complete schedule of events.
Pal Wow Family Fun Festival
Admission is free. Fireworks are held at dusk (approx. 8:45 p.m.) on the second night of this festival, which runs from September 15-17. Please visit the website for a complete list of the festival’s schedule.
Saturday, September 23
Fireworks Extravaganza at 50th Annual Hope Heritage Days
Admission is free and fireworks will be performed on Jackson Street at 9:30 pm.
Please visit the website for the full schedule of all activities for this 3 day annual event that runs September 22-24. Follow Hope Heritage Days on Facebook for updates on this event. For questions, please send an email.
Wednesday, November 22
2017 HolidayFest in Downtown Fort Wayne
Join the countdown of the Night of Lights to light up Downtown with Santa and His Reindeer, the Merry Christmas Wreath, Northern Lights, and more. The night’s activities include the Festival of Trees, Santa’s Workshop, Festival of Gingerbread and more. The evening would not be complete without the Ringing of the Bells by Downtown churches and the Parkview Field Fireworks.
Sunday, December 31
10th Annual National Watermelon Drop-Patrick Henry Square, Vincennes
RING IN THE NEW YEAR by celebrating at the 10th Annual Watermelon Drop held in downtown Vincenne beginning at 9 pm Knox County’s own quirky New Year’s event features live music in a heated tent. Watch a 500-pound watermelon rise high in the sky as midnight approaches, culminating with 17 Knox County watermelons dropped on the platform at the stroke of midnight followed by fireworks.