It wouldn’t be the Fourth of July in Indy without seeing downtown skyline light up with booming fireworks. But that’s not the only place you can catch a show that night. Here are six places where you can see displays in and around the Circle City.

Carmel Fest

Downtown Fireworks

10 pm, free, Downtown Indy

A not-to-miss Fourth of July event takes place right downtown. 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.The best place to catch the action? The grounds of the Indiana War Memorial. 

Indianapolis Indians vs Iowa Cubs 

After the 6:15 pm game, tickets to the game starting at $30, Victory Field

What's more American than fireworks at the ballpark? On July 4, the Indianapolis Indians square off against the Iowa Cubs - all in a patriotic spirit. Then, catch the epic fireworks display after the game. Even you can't catch the game, you can still snag a spot in White River State Park to see this first spectacular fireworks display. 


1-10 pm, free, Civic Square and Carter Green

A hoosier tradition just north of Indy in Carmel, IN. With two central locations brimming with Independence Day fun, CarmelFest is back in its 33rd year with food trucks, live music, a beer garden, and more. Can't get enough? Double the excitement and head back on the festivals's second day, Monday, July 5!

Symphony on the Prairie

6 pm gates open, 8 pm performance followed by firework show, $35 adults, $10 children, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers

Pack a picnic and make your way to Conner Prairie where the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform its annual tribute to America and U.S. military service members.  

Marion County Fair Closing Night Celebration

Dusk, $5, Marion County Fairgrounds

The Marion County Fair rounds out another fun-filled week of games, concerts, food, and more on July 4. Spend your Independence Day enjoying the fair and celebrate the closing night with a dazzling firework display at the end of the day.  

City of Lawrence 4th Fest

10 pm, free, Lawrence Community Park

Food trucks, parades, games - and of course, fireworks at the end of the day! Head over to Lawrence, IN, for a community-based celebration to finish out your weekend in Indy.