Columbus Area Guide to 4th of July Fireworks!

Happy Independence Day! Get ready for some great summer fun with our annual fireworks shows that you won't want to miss!
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Old-Fashioned Fourth of July photo by Larry Simpson

Old Fashioned Independence Day

June 28th 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Hope Town Square, 644 Main St, Hope, IN 47246

Open & Registration

5:30 Food and Craft Vendors open

5:30 – 6:30 Apple Pie and Parade Registration


6:15 Crowning of Miss & Mr. Firecracker

Bicycle Parade

6:30 Parade of decorated bikes begins


6:45 Apple Pie Contest & Cake Walk Competition

7:00 Sack Races

7:30 Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest

7:45 Tug of War

8:00 Water Balloon Toss

Live Music

7:00-9:00 Banister Family Band


10:00  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy!

Qmix Musical Fireworks

July 3rd 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Airpark Columbus, 4444 Kelly St, Columbus, IN 47203

Event Open

6:00 Event Open! Food Trucks and Family Fun!

Pro westling

6:00 This free fundraising event is located at the Armory, 2160 Arnold St., Columbus, IN and bring a chair!

If you are able, please bring a pet food donation to benefit the Bartholomew County Humane Society.


10:00 Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and don’t forget a radio for this musical  fireworks show synchronized to QMIX 107.3 FM!

CERA Sports Park & campground

July 4th 10:00pm

Ceraland Park, 3989 S 525 E, Columbus, IN 47203

Parking Entry Fee $10.00 per vehicle


Enjoy an array of family friendly activities including: Bounce Houses, Cornhole, Live Music, Swimming, Basketball, and even more!

If you want to use all the parks attractions, like the pool, mini golf,  and the gym, grab an experience bracelet for unlimited usage!



Park Hours

Aquatic Center 12:00 – 7:00

SPORTS CENTER 8:00 – 9:00

MINI GOLF 12:00 7:00

THE LANDING 6:00 – 11:00

crowd watching fireworks in sky


July 4th 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Hollenbeck Sports Complex722 S Eisenhower Dr, Edinburgh, IN 46124


5:00 – 9:00 Bounce Houses
5:00 – 8:00 Bubble Station
5:30 & 7:00 Magic Show
6:00 – 9:00 Foam Party
8:00 – 10:00 Mystery Train Band

Beer Garden

Food Trucks

Lonely Monkey
Kovener’s Korner Ice Cream
Oriental Grill
MBL Concessions LLC