4th of July 2021: Where to Watch Fireworks in Indianapolis

BOOM! Just like that 4th of July celebrations are back. Parades, festivals, and fireworks lighting up the night sky are just some of the amazing aspects of how Indy celebrates Independence Day.

Here’s all the intel you’ll need on where to see fireworks in Indianapolis.

All events are on Sunday, July 4th unless otherwise noted.

Downtown Indy 4th of July Fireworks

Downtown Indianapolis

Fireworks begin at 10 pm

Central Indiana residents and visitors will be able to enjoy a massive firework display once again in the heart of Downtown Indianapolis this Independence Day. Launched from atop 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. Military Park offers a great view of the fireworks and plenty of space for a socially-distanced picnic.

Downtown Indianapolis Fireworks

Westfield Rocks the 4th

Grand Park, Westfield

The festival takes place nightly from June 28 – July 4; Fireworks begin at 10 pm on July 4th.

Celebrate our country’s independence all week long during Westfield Rocks the 4th. Activities include, Kids Zone Attractions, Pony Rides, entertainment stages, and more. Find the full schedule here. The firework display will take place on July 4, at 10 pm. 

Westfield Rocks the 4th

Symphony on the Prairie: Star-Spangled Symphony | July 2-4

Conner Prairie, Fisher

Gates open at 6 pm, concert starts at 8 pm, fireworks begin around 9:45 pm

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 each night. Our summertime tradition features symphony favorites including Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with spectacular fireworks to cap off each concert. CLICK HERE for ticket information

Related Article: 2021 Symphony on the Prairie Lineup

Noblesville Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Festival

Forest Park, Noblesville

The Festival begins at 6 pm; Fireworks begin at 10 pm

The free Fireworks Festival presented by IDI Composites International will take place at Forest Park from 6 to 10 p.m. The event will include traditional park amenities such as playgrounds, shelters and shade; along with festival items like a mobile zipline, an axe throwing trailer, flying trapeze, inflatables, trackless train and a kids area. An adult area will include a beer garden and games. Hairbangers Ball will perform on the Republic Services Main Stage from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The day will end with the annual fireworks show, presented by T-Mobile and Midwest Paving, which will begin at 10 p.m.

Parking: Parking will be extremely limited at Forest Park on July 4th. Only handicap parking will be available on marked spaces along Cicero Road. Guests are encouraged to utilize the numerous downtown parking lots and on street parking and walk to the festival using the pedestrian bridge across the White River or State Road 19.

Zionsville Lion Club Fourth of July

Mulberry Fields, Zionsville

The Festival begins at 5 pm; Fireworks begin at 10 pm

The Zionsville Lions Club is happy to announce that the 4th of July Celebration will take place again this year at Mulberry Fields! Zionsville. DJ Music in the gazebo, bounce houses, and festival food begins at 5 pm. Presentation of Colors and the singing of the National Anthem at 7 pm. 

Parking: Parking lots at Zionsville Lions Park and the old Citgo lot located at Main and Sycamore Street opens up at 5 pm, $8 per vehicle.

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Photo by Roger David Manning

CarmelFest Fireworks | July 4-5

Three Carmel locations:
  • West Side – West Park, 2700 W. 116th Street
  • Central Carmel – Chase Court cul-de-sac, Chase Court is between Range Line Road and Guilford Ave.
  • East Side – Badger Field, 5459 E. Main Street

Fireworks begin at 9:45 pm

CarmelFest is celebrating its 33rd year—offering games and rides, your favorite festival food, fantastic entertainment, an outdoor marketplace featuring local artisan creations, spectacular fireworks and a patriotic parade. 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! CLICK HERE for more info on CarmelFest Festival. 

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Lights Over Morse Lake Festival

Morse Lake, Cicero

Fireworks begin around 10 pm

Fireworks will begin over Morse Reservoir at dark around 10:00 pm. The best viewing location is near the intersection of Main St / Buckeye St. Tune in to Mix105 for a live broadcast during the fireworks display.

Brownsburg Fireworks Display

Downtown Brownsburg

Fireworks begin at 10 pm

View the fireworks from downtown Brownsburg starting at 10 PM. Fireworks will be shot from Lincolnwood Park. Public will not be allowed on site.

Boone County Fireworks

Lebanon Middle School, Lebanon

4th of July fireworks will begin at the traditional time of 10 pm., launching from Lebanon Middle School. More information is forthcoming. Keep an eye on the Boone County 4th of July Facebook page for updates.


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