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 everyone to downtown Owensboro’s riverfront to celebrate the All-American Fourth of July on Wednesday, July 4.  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 Kentucky Legend 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 Tuesday, July 3. 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 7 p.m. with Fireworks at 9 p.m.

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

Another fireworks option is at the Henderson Riverfront. Bring a blanket, some lawn chairs and some friends to enjoy the sounds of music, visuals of fireworks displays and tastes of yummy food vendors.

Festivities kick-off at 6 p.m. and fireworks display begins 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 4th

Enjoy your July 4th festively with fireworks at Henderson Riverfront. Spend your evening watching the fireworks display and enjoying in various fun, food, music and activities.

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

Saturday, June 30

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 7th we’ll celebrate with our fabulous fireworks display.

Every Friday night from June 29 through July 27, 2018

7.) Family Freedom Fireworks Fest at Panther Creek Park

September 2, 6pm - 10pm

8.) Fireworks Festival at Rough River Dam State Resort Park 

June 30, 8am to 11pm with fireworks starting at dusk

9.) 2018 Daviess County Fair will have a “Fireworks over the Fair”
Saturday, July 21st during the intermission at the Battle of the Bluegrass truck/tractor pulls.

10.)  Mount Vernon, Indiana Fireworks sponsored by Mount Vernon Lions Club

Saturday, June 30, on the riverfront

Fun begins at 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

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