With the Fourth of July just around there corner, here is a rundown of some of the best places to watch fireworks and enjoy the day.
When: 4 p.m., July 3; noon, July 4
Where: City Center
Details: This year’s CarmelFest will have free, live entertainment on three stages. Visitors can enjoy acts such as the Carmel Symphony Orchestra, My Yellow Rickshaw and more.
What: Lights Over Morse
When: Noon, July 2 to 10 p.m., July 4
Where: Downtown Cicero and Community Park
Details: Drawing more than 10,000 each year, guests of this year’s Lights Over Morse festival will see Next Degree, an Indianapolis-based party band, in addition to more than 20 attractions and events throughout the town. To drive around to each attraction, Professional Golfcart Corporation will be renting golf carts (reserve by calling 765-352-8156, ext. 312). To see a complete list of events and activities, visit www.lightsovermorselake.com/events.html.
What: Symphony on the Prairie’s Star Spangled Symphony
When: 8 p.m., July 2, 3 and 4
Where: Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers
Details: Celebrate America’s birthday with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s annual performance to salute to military service members. Cost: $32 at the gate ($29 advance); $14 for kids ($12 advance)
Website: www.connerprairie.org; www.indianapolissymphony.org
What: Blast on the Bridge
When: 5:30 p.m., July 4
Where: Geist Reservoir Bridge, 11691 Fall Creek Rd.
Details: Attendees can enjoy a boat parade, skydivers, music, food vendors and a KidsZone. Fireworks begin at dusk.
What: Boone County Fireworks
When: 2 p.m., July 4
Where: Lebanon Middle School, 1800 N. Grant St.
Details: The parade begins at 2 p.m. and fireworks begin at 10 p.m.
What: Parade and Celebration
When: 10:30 a.m. (parade) and dusk (fireworks), July 4
Where: Biddle Memorial Park, 610 E. 10th St.
Details: Parade registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. at Sheridan High School, where the parade begins. The parade ends at Biddle Memorial Park, followed by vendors and activities.
What: Westfield Rocks the 4th
When: 4 p.m., July 4
Where: Asa Bales Park, 205 W. Hoover St.
Details: As the largest community gathering in Westfield, a car show, vendors, bands, a Kids Area and more will be available to all who attend.
What: July 4th Fireworks
When: 5 p.m., July 4
Where: Lions Park, 115 S. Elm St.
Details: Food and music begin at the park and are followed by fireworks at dusk. Parking at Lions Park is $5. The rain date is July 5.