Whether you're a Circle City local or looking for a fun, new way to experience the Fourth, Indy has everything you need for a spark-tacular Independence Day. We've laid out some of the best ways to enjoy your Fourth of July weekend. All you have to do is make sure you're wearing your red, white, and blue and are ready for a good time.
A not-to-miss Fourth of July event takes place right downtown. Launched from atop the 500 North Meridian office building at 10 pm, 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.
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 if you can't catch the Indianapolis Indians game at 6:15 pm, you can still snag a spot in White River State Park to see this first spectaular fireworks display. Fireworks begin after the game.
This patriotic concert series from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is a four-day event, including the Fourth of July. Bring a blanket for a spot on the lawn, or reserve a table to expereince the music. Either way, you'll be serenaded by the energetic performances and humbled by the stupdendous fireworks display.
Visit the home of one of America's presidents - and Indiana's only president. The Independence Day Social at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is a family-friendly event, filled with games, crafts, live music, and first floor tours of this historic mansion. Best of all - it's completely free. Ice cream and drinks are available for purchase.
Celebrate America's birthday like they did in 1836 at Conner Prairie's Prairetown. Special activities, like unique contests and patriotic presentations, are perfect for the whole family. You can even test out your American history with a quiz in the historic schoolhouse. At the end of the day, guests gather together for lemonade and toasts in honor of Independence Day.
Celebrate America with the annual release of Mallow Run's blueberry wine and cider, plus live music, food trucks, and fun! This three-day event wraps up on Sunday, July 4, with a family-friendly outdoor concert at one of Indiana's most picturesque wineries.
Take a spin around the Circle City with the Indy Attraction Pass. For one low price, you can spend your 4th of July weekend visiting up to eight of Indy's top cultural attractions. Have a converstaion with Eva Kor at the Indiana Historical Society, get a glimpse of life in the 1830s at Conner Prairie, or marvel at the spectacle of the Borg-Warner Trophy at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. With so many attractions located in or around White River State Park, you can spend the afternoon enjoying the summer breeze as you wait for the dazzling fireworks.
With the largest collection of war memorials in the country behind Washington, DC, Indy is the prime spot to honor our patriotic past. These iconic structures are the perfect backdrop to your Fourth of July activities. Check out all the memorials and monuments Indy has to offer here.
Come for the brews, stay for the party! Howl at the Moon is celebrating America’s birthday the best way we know how: with a non-stop live show and all the drinks.
Dance the night away with this Fourth of July's musical guest at The Rathskeller, Dream Slice. Grab a bite and a beer, then stay for the fireworks.
Get ready to have a fabulous fourth with music, drag, and fireworks! Held in the new outdoor venue, The Park at the Phoenix, this event will feature a DJ, drag show, and a downtown fireworks watch party.