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Monday, June 20, 2016

4th of July Independence Day Celebrations and Fireworks for 2016 in and around Louisville

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Celebrate our nation's independence with sports, concerts, festivals, fireworks and MORE!! 

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CHECK WITH THE EVENT ORGANIZERS! MANY PLACES ARE POSTPONING EVENTS

Louisville City FC
Cheer on the soccer team at their home game on July 4th at 7:30pm. Use code BBBS2016 to support local kids through mentoring programs!

Louisville Orchestra Waterfront July 3rd
Full Louisville Orchestra concert on the Great Lawn with family fun zone, food and fireworks over the Ohio River. 5-10:15pm.

Louisville Bats Baseball Game & Fireworks
Watch a Bats Baseball game on July 3rd and enjoy the fireworks after the game. Game starts at 6:45pm.

Riverview Independence Festival
Enjoy music, MadCap Science, fireworks and other entertainment at Riverview Park in Louisville on July 2nd Festival opens at 3pm, Fireworks at 10pm.

Belle of Louisville Fireworks Cruises
Cruise the Ohio River while watching the fireworks. Reservations are recommended. Cruises on July 3rd and July 4th, 8:00pm-10:30pm.
Independence Day Lunch Cruise also available on July 4th 11:30am-2pm.

Kentucky Kingdom
Watch their social media pages for possible free admission for active/retired US military. Discount admission for their immediate family, too.

Crescent Hill Art & Music Festival
Celebrate Independence Day on the grounds of the Peterson-Dumesnil House on July 3rd and July 4th 10am-10pm. There will be artists’ booths, live music, a children’s zone, food court, cake booth, pet contest, silent auction, fireworks (on July 4th) and so much more! Free trolley ride from the Seminary Parking lot on Grinstead Drive.

Locust Grove Independence Day
FREE to the public all day! Join the Clark and Croghan families as they celebrate Independence Day 1816. See reenactments, hear readings of the Declaration of Independence throughout the day and other activities. Food and drinks for sale or bring a picnic. 10:00am-4:30pm.

Beargrass Christian Church Fanfare for the 4th
Musical Visions of America with the Louisville Chorus on June 30th at 7:30pm. Admission fee.

July 4th Patriotic Concert
The town of Clarksville will hold its 2nd annual concert at St. Anthony of Padua Church. The concert is free and open to the public. July 3rd at 3pm. Free!

Jeffersonville 4th of July Parade & Celebration
Watch the parade beginning at 11am down Spring Street on July 4th and then continue the celebrations at Warder Park.

Riverfront Independence Day Celebration
Concert at 5pm and then fireworks on July 3rd in New Albany.

Simpsonville Red, White & Boom
Celebrate on July 4th at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass. Pre-show Party 4pm-Dusk with food, games, activities and live music. Fireworks beginning at dusk.

Wendell Moore Park Independence Day Celebration
Kick off the festivities at the Oldham County Aquatic Center at 2pm with singing, Flag Ceremony, Pool Races, Kiddie Patriotic Swimwear Contest, Adult Cannonball Contest and the Greased Watermelon Dive (regular pool admission). Entertainment in the park before the fireworks at 10pm.

Bullitt Blast & Shepherdsville City Fair
Live music, food, events, rides and fireworks at the Shepherdsville City Park on July 1st 5:00pm-12:00am and July 2nd 2:00pm-12:00am Admission is free!

Marengo 4th of July Festival
Celebrate Independence Day on July 3rd and 4th with lots of food, activities for all ages, parade and fireworks.

Downtown Corydon Firecracker Treasure Hunt
Before the evening of fireworks start, come to Downtown Corydon to enjoy a fun treasure hunt exploring the downtown businesses and taking advantage of specials and fun times. July 2 10am-5pm Facebook event here.

Kiwanis Annual Fireworks in Corydon
Enjoy fireworks on July 3rd at the Old Capital Golf Club.

Madison Regatta Fireworks
This Indiana festival lasts July 1-3 with admission fees. The fireworks are free on July 2nd at 10pm.

My Old Kentucky Home
Fourth of July Bash on July 2nd at My Old Kentucky Home State Park. Enjoy old fashioned games, face painting, a bounce house and more beginning at 6:30pm. Then take your seats and enjoy a performance of “The Stephen Foster Story,” with a free cupcake at intermission for everyone. After the show, sit back and relax and enjoy the fireworks show!

Anchorage Civic Club Fireworks, 5K and Parade.
July 3rd Fireworks at Owl Creek Country Club beginning at dusk. (No outside food or drink on the golf course.)
July 4th Almost 5k/10k walk/run at 8am. Registration at Village Anchor Restaurant.
July 4th Independence Day Parade at 5:30pm. Picnic on the lawn at 6:30pm with games and much more at 7:30pm

Prospect Boomsday Celebration
July 4th "Boomsday" in Prospect at Cowley Park. Cowley Park in Prospect can celebrate the 4th of July together. Activities in the park. Parade beginning at Westover Drive at 5:30pm. Fireworks at dusk.

By Guest Contributor: Nicolle 

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