Every heart beats true ‘neath the red white and blue! Grab your lawn chairs and picnic baskets because we have plenty of locations around Indianapolis to celebrate the home of the free and the brave. Updates and more details will be posted as we receive them; check back often.
2021 Fourth of July Fireworks Shows
If you know of an event with fireworks not on our list, please contact Indy with Kids.
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.
Hendricks County Rib Fest & Balloon Glow June 26th
Hendricks Co Fair Grounds 1900 E. Main St. Danville.
Rib Fest features games for kids, lots of food, hot air balloons and fireworks at dark!
Arbuckle Acres Park 200 N. Green St. Brownsburg.
Celebrate July 4 in Brownsburg with the Brownsburg Lions Club Extravaganza, Parade (10am), a patriotic Concert (7:45pm) and Fireworks (10pm)!
1 Civic Square, Carmel.
Fireworks will be held July 4th & 5th . The two-day celebration includes the city’s biggest fireworks display on both nights synchronized to music on WHJE 91.3, so don’t forget your radio!
Cicero: Lights Over Morse Lake Festival
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. The 2021 festival spans four days. Check their Facebook page for a complete lineup of activities. Fireworks cap off the celebration on July 4th at 10pm.
Danville Food Trucks and Fireworks
Danville Community High School
Guests are invited to purchase dinner from food trucks and then enjoy the fireworks that are set to begin at dark. Bring your own chairs and picnic blankets.
Greenfield July 4th Fireworks – TBD
Greenfield Jr. High School
Greenwood: June 26th
Southeast corner of 135 and Stones Crossing Road
The Greenwood Freedom Festival kicks off with a parade at 4pm. Then then head over to the festival where you can enjoy food vendors, a kid zone and live music with performances by local artists. Fireworks begin at 10:15 pm.
City of Lawrence – July 4
Lawrence Community Park
A parade, carnival, fish fry, food trucks, car show, live bands, and, of course, a spectacular fireworks show! Don’t miss the City of Lawrence 4th fest on July 4th at Lawrence Community Park!
Lebanon: Boone County 4th of July
Memorial Park, Lebanon, IN.
Festivities run from June 29th with carnival rides, games, a parade, music and more with fireworks at 10pm on July 4th. Check out their Facebook page for all the details.
The annual 4th of July Parade will take place at 4:30 pm, the festival will run from 6 pm – 10 pm with 4th of July Fireworks ending the night at 10 pm.
Pittsboro Freedom Celebration July 3rd
A 2 pm parade kicks off the festivities across from the Pittsboro Fire department and through downtown on Main. Food and entertainment will be offered at Scamahorn Park with the evening concluding with a 10pm fireworks show.
Plainfield: Fireworks at Hummel Park – July 4th
Enjoy bounce houses, live music and food vendors starting at 5 pm then watch the fireworks at 9:55pm
Lions Park 11053 Sycamore St. Zionsville
The fireworks will begin at 10 pm with parking ($8) and viewing areas opening at 5 pm. Parking will be limited and attendees are encouraged to bike, walk or watch the fireworks from their home for those in a surrounding neighborhood. Enjoy festival food, a kids corner and music then watch fireworks at 10pm.
Thunder Over Southern Indiana – April 17th, 2021
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.
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. The 2021 celebration runs from Friday July 2nd through Sunday July 4th with fireworks closing out the weekend.
Spark!Fishers – June 26
Nickel Plate District Amphitheater
Spark!Fishers is a week long celebration for 2021. Kick things off with a concert at the Nickel Plate District AMP on Tuesday, June 22nd. Festivities like a 5k, car show and more live music continue through the week. Saturday June 26th the festival closes with a Street Fest, parade and fireworks.
Star Spangled Symphony – July 2-4
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 2, 3, and 4. The summertime tradition features symphony favorites, including Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with real cannons and spectacular fireworks to cap off each concert.
Beech Grove Fireworks – All American Day in the Park – July 3rd
Sara T. Bolton Park
Come join us at at the park for a fun evening of food, music and of course, fireworks! Let’s make this twice the fun to make up for last year! This is a FREE event
Franklin Firecracker Festival – July 3rd
Discover Downtown Franklin. 70 E. Monroe St. Franklin.
Enjoy food, entertainment and kid events with fireworks starting around 10pm.
Independence Day at CERAland – July 4
3989 S. 325 E. Columbus
July 1st – 4th Ceraland Park will host an Independence celebration. Details TBA soon. Fireworks cap off the events on the 4th.
Independence Day Celebration with the Indians – July 2-4
Home games every Friday through the season are firework nights but they’ve added the July 2,3 & 4 home games as well for 2021. Catch the Indians’ on-field display after the game.
Marian County Fair – June 25 & July 4
Marian County Fairgrounds 7300 E. Troy Ave. Indianapolis
Opening day (June 25th) caps off with a firework show then come back on July 4th to close out the fair with a second show. Fair entry is $5 per kid. Enjoy the fair all day then stay for the fireworks!
Red, White and Blueberry Festival – 7/2 & 7/3
Mallow Run Winery
Celebrate America with the annual release of our Blueberry wine and cider, plus live music, food trucks, fireworks and fun! Family-friendly. $10 car charge starting at 5pm both days.
Martinsville 4th of July Fireworks – July 4
Jimmy Nash City Park
Free concerts start at 4 pm with fireworks at 10 pm!
Night at the Park – July 3
Avon Town Hall Park
From 6:00pm until 10:00pm, at Avon Town Hall Park, there will be live music, food trucks, an animal show, pony rides, face-painting, and wrapping up the night with a fireworks show! All activities, outside of food trucks, will be free of charge! Bring a chair, frisbee, outdoor game, and relax.
*All activities will be free to the public, the only costs will be for the food trucks.
Fortville – July 10
Head to Fortville on July 10th from 8am-10pm for a 5k, car show, vendors, live music and of course fireworks!
Fireworks will be set off from Pioneer Park on Sunday, July 4 around dusk
Geist Blast on the Bridge – September 11
Sparks in the Park – June 25
Johnson County Park
The Fireworks Show is FREE and tickets for the concert in our amphitheater are only $5.00! (12 and under are FREE!)Enjoy classic rock tunes with the Warrior Kings until it’s time for the fireworks! Here is everything you need to know: *Gates open at 6:00PM *Music begins at 7:00 PM *Fireworks start when it’s dark enough see ’em! (Usually around 10PM) *Tickets are $5.00 (12 & Under Free) CASH ONLY.
Downtown Indianapolis Fireworks – July 4 10pm
The fireworks will launch from the 500 North Meridian office building. The 21-minute show will be synced to popular patriotic and themed music aired on local Emmis Communications radio stations B105.7 and 97.1 Hank FM.
Anderson Independence Parade and Celebration -TBD
4TH OF JULY OLE! – TBD
Saint Mary Catholic Church
If you’re looking for fireworks near Indianapolis tonight, we’ll do everything we can to help you find them!