Spend Fourth of July Weekend in Indy
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Indy was designed to host Independence Day celebrations. Did you know Indy dedicates more acreage to memorials than any other city in the United States? Here’s everything you need to know to celebrate the Fourth of July in Indy.


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June 30 at 7 pm, Indianapolis Museum of Art

Summer Nights

Kick off your Fourth of July weekend with an outdoor screening of the film Funny Face in the Indianapolis Museum of Art amphitheater on Friday, June 30. Pack a picnic or enjoy concessions from Sun King Brewery. The film will begin at dusk, but arrive early to participate in pre-show activities, including playing with beach toys and lounging in inflatable pools – don’t fret, there are no sharks in this water.


Star Spangled Symphony

June 30 at 8 pm, The Lawn at White River State Park

The Lawn at White River State Park

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is performing a special one-night-only concert celebrating Independence Day on Friday, June 30, at the Lawn at White River State Park. Concert goers will enjoy patriotic favorites, including America the Beautiful, God Bless America, and the 1812 Overture, among others.
 

Taste of Indy 

July 1 at 11 am, Monument Circle 

Taste of Indy

Prepare for the Fourth of July with a little Taste of Indy, a day full of food and entertainment on July 1. Take a ride on a mechanical surf board or game all day in a video game truck while enjoying a wide variety of ethnic fare. Chef demonstrations, live music, and food from noon until sundown round out this event. 


Groovin’ in the Garden – Island Breeze

July 1 at 2 pm, Easley Winery

Easley

Imagine you’re kicking back in Hawaii while listening to Island Breeze, and groove in the garden at Easley Winery. Enjoy music and refreshments on July 1, along with beautiful scenery at the downtown winery. Bring a chair, pack some food, and simply kick back and relax for the day. 


Star Spangled Symphony on the Prairie

July 1-4 at 8 pm, Conner Prairie

Symphony on the Prairie

Celebrate our great nation picnic style at the Star Spangled Symphony on the Prairie. Head over to the lawn of Conner Prairie July 1-4, and be sure to bring a blanket, chairs, and all the food you can eat. This special symphony is dedicated to saluting America’s military. The patriotic performance will feature the symphony’s best music and show, followed by an incredible fireworks display to close out the night.


Independence Day Social 

July 4 at 1 pm, Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Benjamin Harrison Home

Experience Independence Day just like they did in the Victorian era by taking a journey back in time. Tour the home of the 23rd President of the United States, enjoy the sights of reenactors, and participate in old-time games. 


INDYpendence Day Concert for Cancer

July 4 at 7 pm, Pan Am Plaza

INDYpendence Day Concert

On July 4, Pan Am Plaza in the heart of downtown Indy will be transformed into a stage for numerous bands and a gathering place for a worthy cause. Well-known artists 311 and New Politics are just a couple of the names that will be taking over for a full day of music, food, and fun, dedicated to bettering and honoring the lives of those with cancer. 


Indianapolis Municipal Band 

July 4 at 6pm, Indiana Historical Society

 

Concerts on the Canal

A special edition of Concerts on the Canal on July 4 will feature patriotic marching tunes from the Indianapolis Municipal Band. Attend for free by packing a picnic and grabbing a seat on the lawn, or go for the splurge and rent a table. Concessions and a cash bar will be available to fuel your Independence Day celebration. 


Indianapolis Indians 

June 30-July 4, Victory Field 

Indians

Nothing says America quite like baseball. Wear your red, white, and blue, and head over to Victory Field to watch one of America’s oldest pastimes as the Indianapolis Indians face the Louisville Bats (June 30-July 3) and the Columbus Clippers (July 4). Enjoy spectacular fireworks shows at the park: Downtown Indianapolis' annual Freedom Blast and the Indians' own fireworks show, which is scheduled to launch between the conclusion of July 4 evening's game and the Freedom Blast.


July 4th Block Party

July 4 at 2 pm, Metazoa Brewing 

July 4th Block Party at MetazoaDon't miss the outdoor stage with live music, a perfect view of the Downtown fireworks, specialty beers tapped all day, and festive food. Pets and lawn chairs are welcomed.

 


Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast Fireworks Show

July 4 at 6 pm, Downtown Indianapolis 

Fireworks

End your Independence Day with Indy’s largest fireworks display, shooting from the top of the Regions Bank Tower July 4 Downtown. This local tradition provides a spectacular display of color and noise, with fireworks synchronized to music. These colorful bursts can be seen for 10 miles, but the view is by far the best from the center of the action. 

 


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