'Merica, Y'all!

Fireworks in the Evansville Region

Downtown Fireworks

Independence Day celebrates the passage of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. On this day we rejoice in the freedom of a nation under star-lit skies brimming with explosions of color. That's right, we're talking about fireworks. 

To make your holiday planning easier, we have compiled a list of firework shows in the Evansville area to satisfy all of your patriotic urges. 

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Downtown Evansville

Fireworks on the Ohio 

Evansville’s largest public fireworks celebration, Fireworks on the Ohio, is Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Located along Riverside Drive in Downtown Evansville, this event is FREE to attend, thanks to generous sponsors.

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Downtown Princeton & Fair Ground

Downtown Princeton Freedom Festival 


5:00pm - Car show surrounding the Gibson County Courthouse hosted by the Southern Indiana Car Club

9:00pm / Sundown - Firework show at the Gibson County Fairgrounds

$2 (cash only) for parking - Gates open at 7:00pm


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Downtown Henderson Riverfront 

Henderson Independence Day Celebration 

Food vendors open at 5:00 PM
Children’s Entertainment & Live Music begins at 6:00 PM
Fireworks show begins at approx. 9:15 PM