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Friday, June 23, 2023

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.


Stay tuned as more events may be added.

Friday, June 30

Fireworks at the Monroe County Fairgrounds

Time: 6:00 PM
Admission: Donations only

Sunday, July 2

Fireworks at Fourwinds Lakeside Inn & Marina

Time: Show starts at dark

Monday, July 3

Independence Day Fireworks Celebration at Lake Lemon

Time: Dusk (around 9:30 PM)
Admission: $25/vehicle

Tuesday, July 4

City of Bloomington's Fourth of July Parade

Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, 9:00 AM Bloomington Community Band plays, 10:00 AM parade starts
Admission: Free

Tuesday, July 4

Red, White, and BOOM! at Grace Baptist 

Time: 6:00 PM
Admission: Free

Saturday, July 8

Ellettsville Fireworks Celebration

Time: Dusk (around 9:00 PM), launched from Edgewood High School 
Admission: Free, donations accepted


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Samantha Hyde

Samantha Hyde

Samantha is the Digital Content Developer at Visit Bloomington. She is a proud recent graduate of Indiana University, a lover of concerts, traveling, and is a pro tennis fanatic.