I absolutely love celebrating the 4th of July by heading to downtown Owensboro to watch our beautiful fireworks display!   Here's a list of some of the amazing shows you can take the family to this year! 

1.) Celebration of the American Spirit - Owensboro

The City of Owensboro invites the region to downtown Owensboro’s riverfront to celebrate the City Bicentennial with a 200th Birthday Party during the All-American Fourth of July on Tuesday, July 4. This year the City of Owensboro and the Daviess County Fiscal Court will join together in celebration of this momentous occasion.
The annual celebration will include food vendors and live music at both McConnell Plaza and the RiverPark Center Patio throughout the evening. The Bicentennial Birthday Party will take place at 6:30pm with a signature cake marking the occasion and free cupcakes for the first 1,000 people. To cap off the evening, the skies above the Ohio River will light-up with the City’s largest fireworks display downtown with some of your favorite patriotic music at 9:15pm.

The City encourages guests to arrive early to set-up your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening full of entertainment for the entire family.The Owensboro Convention Center will again be hosting 4th Fest presented by Specialty Foods Group in the exhibit hall from 4:00pm until the end of the fireworks. 4th Fest will include interactive games, activities, inflatables and food for the whole family. There are also opportunities to reserve a seat or an entire table with a buffet dinner in prime view of the fireworks on the terrace. Contact the Owensboro Convention Center for details.

The Fireworks and Evening in the Park will be Saturday July 1st.  It’s an old fashion community Independence Day Celebration, complete with summer fun games, lots of food, and a community concert by the Old Dam Band.

Fun & Food begin at 5 p.m.  The Community Concert will take place at 6 p.m. with Fireworks at 9 p.m.

On Tuesday, July 4th thousands will flock to Downtown Evansville to celebrate Independence Day on Evansville’s spacious riverfront.

Festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. with food vendors along Riverside Drive selling hamburgers, hotdogs, lemon shake-ups, ice-cream, kettle corn, giant tenderloins, funnel cakes, nachos, fudge, BBQ, walking tacos, cupcakes, Chicago-style hot dogs, chicken & steak fajitas, and a variety of refreshments.

The 4th of July Freedom Celebration is absolutely FREE to attend thanks to several wonderful community sponsors.  A jaw-dropping 25 minute fireworks show produced by Melrose Pyrotechnics and sponsored by Tropicana Evansville and your Tri-State Area Ford Dealers will begin at dusk (approximately 8:50 -9:00 PM).

Tuesday, July 4th

Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Henderson with great live entertainment and the time-honored traditional fireworks display. Pack your favorite blanket and come out to enjoy a night of family fun and concessions . Spend your July 4th holiday with us!

The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. with fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.

Diamond Lake Resort
7301 Hobbs Road
Owensboro, KY 42301

June 30th-July 1st

Wear your red, white and blue and show your patriotism. Enter our pie eating contest, play water games. Cruise around the park in our patriotic parade and on July 1 st we’ll celebrate with our fabulous fireworks display.