This weekend, the U.S. marks its independence the American way with fireworks, parades, and barbecues. This year’s holiday comes a year after COVID-related event cancelations, so celebrate the most patriotic day in the U.S. with these events across the Tri-State!
6 p.m. July 4
Celebrate Independence Day with the largest free public fireworks display in the region, presented by Tropicana Evansville. Enjoy food vendors, children’s activities, a performance from the Phantom Regiment drum corps, games, music, and more along the Downtown riverfront. The event is free and open to the public.
6 p.m. July 4
Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, 411 S.E. Riverside Dr.
Join the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science for a barbecue dinner, cash bar, live music, special museum activities, shows in the Koch Immersive Theater, and the perfect view of the city’s fireworks. Proceeds from the event will help fund tours and visits provided to local nonprofits and schools through the museum’s Education Department.
5 p.m. July 4
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W. Second St.
Head down to the Owensboro Convention Center to celebrate our country’s Independence Day. See the City of Owensboro’s All American Fourth of July fireworks display over the Ohio riverfront. The fun gets underway for ticket holders at 5 p.m. with exclusive access to inflatables and games located inside the exhibit halls on the first floor of the Convention Center. Concessions will also be available on site.
10 a.m. July 4
Athenium Welcome Center
Celebrate this New Harmony tradition beginning at 10 a.m. at the Atheneum Welcome Center. A golf cart parade will follow the celebration and end at the Maclure Bandstand, where the Kiwanis Club will host the traditional community July 4 picnic.