The Best Fourth of July Fireworks 2020: Where to Watch Near Indianapolis

Every heart beats true ‘neath the red white and blue! Grab your lawn chairs and picnic baskets because we have more than 20 locations around Indianapolis to celebrate the home of the free and the brave.

2020 Fourth of July Fireworks Shows

If you know of an event with fireworks not on our list, please contact Indy with Kids.

IPL Downtown Freedom Blast – Downtown Indianapolis Fireworks 2020


Enjoy live entertainment from the Indianapolis Colts Stage, family fun in the Royal Pin Leisure Centers Kids Area and get a great view of the downtown fireworks display launched from Regions Tower.


Carmel Gazebo

Fireworks will be held July 4. Other festivities to be determined.

Thunder Over Southern Indiana – Saturday, August 15, 2020

Thunder Over Louisville on the Indiana Side

Food vendors, an airshow and the largest fireworks display in North America. Is Thunder Over Louisville the largest fireworks display? You’ll have to go see to find out! This is the opening to Kentucky Derby season.

The Best Places to Watch Fireworks in Indy

In the past, the ideal fireworks viewing location was at a local festival from the comfort of your lawn chair or a picnic blanket spread out. Our family as been known to hang out in a parking lot near a fireworks show, pay for parking and tailgate. If you do a 4th of July tailgate, make sure that you are in a place where this is permitted and that you arrive a few hours before dark to avoid traffic.

Westfield Rocks the 4th – CANCELED

Grand Park Sports Complex

Westfield’s annual 4th of July event will feature a variety of food vendors, retail vendors, a car show, bands, hot dog competition, huge kid zone, and an awesome firework show.

Greenwood Freedom Festival – CANCELED

Craig Park

Enjoy a day full of fun, food and festivities for the whole family to enjoy. Kick off the day with a parade at noon and then head over to the festival where you can enjoy nearly 200 vendors, a kid zone and two rocking stages with performances by local artists. Fireworks begin at 10:15 pm.

Spark!Fishers – CANCELED

Nickel Plate District Amphitheater

Spark!Fishers kicks off with a concert at the Nickel Plate District AMP on Friday, June 28 night and continues with an all-day celebration on Saturday, June 29 honoring our freedom and vibrant community, and winds down with a parade and fireworks display.

Star Spangled Symphony – CANCELED

Conner Prairie

Pack your picnic and wear your red, white, and blue for the ISO’s annual celebration of America. The ISO will salute all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces at Conner Prairie’s Symphony on the Prairie July 3, 4, and 5. The summertime tradition features symphony favorites, including Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with real cannons and spectacular fireworks to cap off each concert.

Whitestown Independence Day Celebration – TBD

Eagle Church

Scheduled for July 3rd, 5pm – 10:30pm.

Franklin Firecracker Festival – TBD

Franklin Courthouse Square

Enjoy fireworks, live music, and so much more.

Saxony’s Independence Day Celebration – TBD

Witten Park

Dance the night away to live music.. Food trucks will be on site, but feel free to pack your own picnic. Fireworks will start directly after the concert.

Indiana Grand Racing and Casino -TBD


Grab a spot in the parking lot and enjoy live music by Jambox, face painters, a video game truck, strolling entertainment and firework show at 10 pm. Open for ALL ages *Must be 21+ to enter Casino.

Anderson Independence Parade and Celebration -TBD


Mayor Broderick presents the City of Anderson Independence Day Parade and Celebration. Enjoy a parade through downtown Anderson at 7 pm, followed by a carnival at Athletic Park at 8 pm and Corey Cox live in concert at Athletic Park at 8:30 pm. End the night with a dazzling fireworks display at Athletic Park at 10 pm.

Brownsburg 4th of July Festivities – TBD

Brownsburg West Middle School

Enjoy a concert with the Indy Jazz Orchestra at 7:45, followed by fireworks show around 9:45.

Brownsburg Lions Club 4th of July Carnival and Fireworks – TBD

Arbuckle Acres Park

Enjoy carnival rides, bingo and food starting nightly at 6 pm July 2-6. Fireworks will be held on the 4th at 10 pm.

Lights Over Morse Lake Festival – TBD

Cicero Community Park

Lights Over Morse Lake is a four-day festival dedicated to celebrating the freedom of The United States of America in small town Indiana.

Independence Day at CERAland – TBD


Enjoy food vendors, bounce house, kids crafts, cornhole, kickball, bike parade, movies, Night Owl country Band, and more! Fireworks start at dark.

Independence Day Celebration with the Indians – TBD

Victory Field

Catch the Indians’ on-field display after the game, then stick around for the city’s annual Freedom Blast.


Saint Mary Catholic Church

St. Mary’s is simplifying things this year by focusing on providing visitors with a great spot to watch the downtown fireworks. Admission is $10 a car. Carne asada tacos, hamburgers and cheeseburgers, Mexican style hot dogs and soft drinks will be available for purchase.

Boone County 4th of July – TBD


The Boon County 4th of July Festivities have become a tradition as one of the state’s only week-long celebrations. The festivities include live music, food, vendors, a block party, talent showcase and much more. Don’t miss the parade at 1:00 pm and fireworks at 10 pm on the 4th.

Mooresville Fireworks Celebration – TBD

Pioneer Park

The park’s aquatic center will be open until 6 pm on the 4th and the Soaring Eagle Zip Line will run until 8 pm. Local food vendors will be open and live entertainment takes the stage at 6 pm. The American flag arrives via sky diver at approximately 7:30 pm and fireworks begin at dark.

Pittsboro Freedom Celebration – TBD

Scamahorn Park

Enjoy a parade, live music, food, vendors, bounce houses, and fireworks at 10 pm.

Shelby County Fair and 4th of July Fireworks – TBD

Shelby County Fairgrounds

Enjoy a VIP dinner, 4-H events, midway rides, tracker pull, monster trucks and a 4th of July fireworks display.

Blast on the Bridge – TBD

Geist Reservoir

Blast on the Bridge, in partnership with the Geist Lake Coalition, is the place to be for a wonderful Fourth of July celebration. Don’t miss the spectacular fireworks show over the water concluding the night.

Red, White and Blueberry Festival – TBD

Mallow Run Winery

Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets and spread out on the lawn for a great summer evening with family and friends. Enjoy live music from Maddie and the Roadies and The Flying Toasters, followed by a fireworks finale.

FabFortville Fireworks Festival – TBD

Landmark Park

Enjoy food vendors, shopping vendors, kids area, activities and more! Fireworks start at dark.

If you’re looking for fireworks near Indianapolis tonight, we’ll do everything we can to help you find them!

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