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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Fourth of July Festivities

Categories: Family Fun

It's not an Independence Day celebration without fireworks! Enjoy the following fireworks shows and Fourth of July festivities in Monroe County from Friday, June 24 through Monday, July 4. Stay tuned as more events may be added in the coming weeks.

Friday, June 24

Fireworks at the Monroe County Fairgrounds

Time: 10:00 pm
Admission: Free

Saturday, July 2

Ellettsville Fireworks at Edgewood Schools Campus

Time: Dusk
Admission: Free

Sunday, July 3

Red, White, and BOOM at Grace Baptist Church

Time: 6:00 pm
Admission: Free

The Red, White, and BOOM will feature bounce houses, games, and hot dogs & chips for attendees. Fireworks will begin at dusk. 

Fireworks for Freedom at Emmanuel Church

Time: 6:30 pm
Admission: Free

In addition to fireworks, Emmanuel Church will offer grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, a bounce house, volleyball, and lawn games including cornhole. Attendees are encouraged to bring side dishes and lawn chairs or blankets. 

Independence Day Fireworks Celebration at Lake Lemon's Riddle Point Park

Time: Dusk
Admission: $20 per car — all proceeds support the Lake Lemon Conservancy Fund

Lake Lemon will have fireworks and food trucks at Riddle Point Park. Please note the beach will be unavailable for public use after 4:00 pm.

Monday, July 4

Downtown Bloomington 4th of July Parade

Time: 10:00 am
Admission: Free

Alyssa Davis

Alyssa Davis

Alyssa is the Digital Content Coordinator at Visit Bloomington. She's also a proud Indiana University alumna, Millennial cat lady, and Formula 1 enthusiast.