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Friday, June 23, 2017

4th of July in Bloomington

Categories: General, Family Fun


Independence Day is Tuesday, July 4, 2017, and many events are planned to mark the holiday. Here’s where you can celebrate in Bloomington.

Friday, June 30th 

The Bloomington Speedway Annual Fireworks Spectacular 
General admission $15, pit admission $30, 12 & under free
Bloomington Speedway
5185 Fairfax Rd

Saturday, July 1st

Fireworks at the Fairgrounds 
Donations accepted
Monroe County Fairgrounds
5700 W. Airport Rd

Sunday, July 2nd

Fireworks at Lake Lemon  
Lake Lemon
7599 N. Tunnel Rd.
Unionville, IN

lake lemon

Monday, July 3rd

Fireworks at Monroe Lake
$7/IN license plate, $9/Out of State
Fairfax State Recreation Area at Monroe Lake 

Monroe Lake - Things to Do

Southside Christian Church Fireworks Show 
Southside Christian Church
500 E. Empire Mill Rd.

Tuesday, July 4th

Ellettsville Annual Fireworks Show  
Edgewood High School Football Field
601 Edgewood Dr.
Ellettsville, IN

Fourth of July Parade 
Monroe County Courthouse
100 W. Kirkwood Ave.

4 july

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