The Best Spots to Watch Fireworks in Indy This Fourth of July

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Ross Clavano
July 03, 2024
5 minutes, 53 seconds

As we gear up for the 4th of July, Central Indiana is ready to light up the sky with dazzling fireworks displays to honor our nation's independence. Whether you're seeking family-friendly festivals or vibrant fireworks shows, there's something for everyone to enjoy this Independence Day. Here's your guide to the top events happening around Central Indiana.

Bartholomew County (Columbus)

  • Musical Fireworks 33 Honoring Our Heroes: July 3 at 10 p.m., presented by Columbus Regional Health.

Boone County (Whitestown, Zionsville)

  • Zionsville Lions Club Park 4th of July Celebration: July 4 at 10 p.m.
  • Independence Day Celebration: July 3 at 10:30 p.m.

Delaware County (Muncie)

  • Fireworks On the Levee – Independence Day: July 4

Hamilton County (Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville)

  • Star-Spangled Symphony at Conner Prairie: July 3-July 5
  • Nickel Plate District: July 4 at 10 p.m.
  • Cyntheanne Park: July 4 at 10 p.m.
  • Geist Reservoir: July 4 at 10 p.m. (Note: No viewing or fireworks launching from Geist Waterfront Park)
  • Noblesville Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Festival: July 4 from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Fireworks at 10 p.m.)
  • Carmelfest: July 4 parade at 10:30 a.m. and fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

Hendricks County (Plainfield, Danville)

  • Brownsburg Park Fireworks Show: July 4 at 10 p.m. with sensory-friendly viewing available inside Eaton Hall.
  • Food Trucks & Fireworks 2024: July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Johnson County (Greenwood, Franklin, Bargersville)

  • Red, White, and Blueberry Festival: July 6 from 12 p.m.-9 p.m. and July 7 from 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Madison County (Frankton, Alexandria, Chesterfield, Pendleton, Anderson)

  • Frankton Elementary Fireworks: July 1 at 10 p.m.
  • Alexandria Freedom Fireworks: July 3 at dusk
  • Town of Chesterfield Fireworks: July 3 at dusk (Parade at 12 p.m.)
  • 4th at the Falls: July 4 at Falls Park from 4:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
  • Fire It Up on the 4th! at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino: July 4 at 6:15 p.m.
  • Bestway Disposal 4th of July Figure 8 Madness/Fireworks: July 4. Gates open at 4 p.m., racing begins at 7 p.m., fireworks after the race.

Marion County (Indianapolis, Beech Grove, Lawrence)

  • Indianapolis Fourth of July Fireworks and Festivals
    • Downtown Indy Fourth Fest: July 4, from 6 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., with fireworks best viewed from the Indiana War Memorial grounds and the American Legion Mall.
    • Broad Ripple’s Meredith Smith Memorial Fireworks Show: July 3 (exact time TBA, last year started at 9 p.m.)
    • Beech Grove All-American Day at the Park: July 3, festival from 5:30 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
    • Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site Independence Day Social: July 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with free tours, patriotic activities, and fireworks.
    • Indianapolis Indians vs. Louisville Bats: July 4 at 6:35 p.m. at Victory Field, followed by fireworks.
  • City of Lawrence 4th Fest: Parade at 10 a.m. and fireworks at 10 p.m.
  • All American Day in the Park: Fireworks at 10 p.m.

Monroe County (Bloomington)

  • Fourth of July Parade: July 4 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • ANTI-4th PARTY! at The Back Door: July 4 from 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
  • Independence Day Fireworks Celebration at Lake Lemon: July 5 at dusk
  • Independence Day Community Celebration at Emmanuel Bloom Church: July 5 starting at 6 p.m.

Wayne County (Richmond, Cambridge City, Hagerstown)

  • Hagerstown Fireworks 2024: July 4 from 9 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • Cambridge City Independence Day Fireworks Celebration: July 6 at dusk

White County (Monticello)

  • Lake Freeman Fireworks: July 6 at dusk

Family-Friendly Entertainment

  • Conner Prairie Star-Spangled Symphony: July 3-5 with gates opening at 6 p.m. and music starting at 8 p.m.
  • Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site Independence Day Social: July 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring live music, balloon artists, and more.

Out to the Bars

  • Metazoa Brewing Company 4th of July Party: July 4, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., with live music and fireworks viewing.
  • Red, White, and Brew Bar Crawl: July 6, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Red White and Brew Party at Howl at the Moon: July 5, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

As we gather to celebrate our nation's independence, we wish everyone a safe and joyful 4th of July. Remember to cherish these moments with your loved ones, and if you're considering a new home in Central Indiana, our team is here to help you find the perfect place to create more wonderful memories.

Happy Independence Day from all of us at RE/MAX Advanced Realty!

Disclaimer: Please check the official event pages for any possible schedule changes and announcements.

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