July 19th 4th, 2017 Occasions in Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers and extra

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July 19th 4th, 2017 Events in Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers and more

Independence Day is almost among us and we all know what that means: beer, barbecues and fireworks. This year the Indianapolis area has something for everyone. Check out this long list as you plan your weekend getaway.

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At the end of the Star Spangled Symphony concert in Conner Prairie, fireworks burst in the sky. The Friday show will replay today at 8 p.m. at the Interactive History Park, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers. 07/09/2011 – B03 – MAIN – 2ND – THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR
Gazers watched fireworks during the Independence Day celebrations in Fishers last weekend. Sister Mary Luke Jones says independence is important, but friendly relationships are also important.”/>

Fishers Freedom Festival

When: June 24th and 25th.

Where: Roy Holland Park, 1 Park Drive, Fischer.

What is remarkable: Two festive days include a 3-mile run, disc dog competition, children’s games, parade, beer and vineyard, and live music.

Fireworks? A fireworks display closes the evening on June 25th at dusk.

Greenwood Freedom Festival

When: June 24th at noon.

Where: Craig Park, 10 E Smith Valley Road, Greenwood.

What is remarkable: As is tradition, the Greenwood Freedom Festival will return on the last Saturday in June with food, a parade, beer and artisans.

Fireworks? Fireworks round off the evening.

Jebbie Bird of Greenwood entertained visitors to the parade by spin-outs with his ferris wheel during the parade for the Greenwood Freedom Festival in Greenwood on Saturday morning June 25, 2011.

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July 4th extravaganza

When: June 28th to July 4th.

Where: 200 N. Green St., Brownsburg.

What is remarkable: The folks at the Brownsburg Lions Club host the annual extravaganza on July 4th. The festival begins with a carnival that begins on June 28th and ends with a parade and fireworks display on the fourth.

Fireworks? Yes, on July 4th at 10 p.m. there will be fireworks that symbolically re-enact the fight for independence.

Taste of Indy

When: 11 a.m. July 1st.

Where: Monument circle.

What is remarkable: The Taste of Indy in July includes a continuous selection of live music from 11am to 8pm from acts like The Unit Band and The Bike Walk. But food is the big thing at this event, and there will be a selection of food vendors offering Asian, Soul, Greek, Mediterranean, Cajun, Hispanic, and American foods. Tickets are $ 8.

Fireworks? No.

Red, White and Brew Bash

When: 7 p.m. July 1st.

Where: Howl at the moon, 20 E. Georgia St.

What is remarkable: Celebrate Independence Day with non-stop music and drinks at Howl at the Moon Indianapolis. Specialty drink options include $ 3 Samuel Adams Boston Lager, $ 5 margaritas, and $ 20 86-ounce fireworks buckets, including 1800 Silver Tequila, Triple Sec, Blue Curacao, and Red Bull Blue. Admission is $ 10 but it’s free if you wear red, white, and blue.

Fireworks? No.

Star Spangled Symphony

When: 8 p.m. 1-4. July.

Where: Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fisherman.

What is remarkable: The four-day concert series will include symphony favorites such as Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture”. The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will also welcome all branches of the US armed forces. Admission is $ 35 for adults and $ 13 for children. Premium seating is available.

Fireworks? Yes, every performance ends with real cannons and fireworks.

Star Spangled Grandeur

When: 6 p.m. July 3rd.

Where: Indiana Grand, 4300 N. Michigan Road, Shelbyville.

What: Indiana Grand’s family-friendly Star Spangled Grandeur kicks off with a picnic lunch with free party favors and an outdoor spa giveaway. The picnic will be followed by a performance of The Fabulous Thunderbirds at 8:30 p.m. Casino games, food and drinks are available inside.

Fireworks? The fireworks show starts at 10 p.m.

Independence celebration concert & fireworks

When: 7 p.m. July 3rd.

Where: Witten Park, 13257 Saxony Blvd., Fischer.

What is remarkable: Saxony presents its annual independence day celebration in Witten Park. The event features live music from My Yellow Rickshaw, food from various food trucks, and a fireworks show to top it off. Entry is free and outdoor food and drinks are permitted.

Fireworks? 22 O `clock

CarmelFest

When: 3-4 July.

Where: Carmel Civic Square, 1 Civic Square, Carmel.

What is remarkable: The annual two-day CarmelFest returns with live music, food and a parade. And we can’t forget the CarmelFest Fireworks Spectular, which serves as the finale of the festival every year.

Fireworks? The fireworks show starts on the fourth at 9.45pm.

Colleen Coppotelli of her mother Cary Coppotelli during the July 4th Patriotic Parade at CarmelFest on Monday 4th July 2016.

Kracher 6 running / walking

When: 8 a.m. July 4th.

Where: 222 E Market St.

What: If you’re looking to burn some calories before your Independence Day celebrations, you’re in luck because the Firecracker 6 Run / Walk is making its eighth return. The 6 mile or 6 km event is a tour of Downtown Indy that starts at the City Market and continues through Fountain Square.

Fireworks? No.

4th of July Party & Independence IPA Tapping

When: Noon July 4th.

Where: Indiana City Brewing Co., 24 Shelby St.

What: Indiana City Brewing Co. will launch their seasonal Independence IPA, which they refer to as “a super juicy white IPA made with Cascade, Archer, Eureka and Amarillo hops”. There will be pints and carryout growlers all day.

Fireworks? Downtown fireworks can be viewed from the lawn of Indiana City Brewing Co.

July 4th block party

When: 2 p.m. July 4th.

Where: Metazoa Brewing Company, 140 S. College Ave.

What is remarkable: Not only will there be live music from various acts like Busty and the Bass and Essen from Union Jack, Nicey Treats and more, but you can bring your pet too! Tickets are $ 10 upfront and $ 15 at the door.

Fireworks? Yes. At 10 p.m. you can see the fireworks of the IPL Downtown Freedom Fest

Haley Fennell, communications coordinator for Metazoa Brewing Co., pours a nap into the hammock cream ale.

4th of July Ole Festival

When: 3 p.m. July 4th.

Where: St. Mary Catholic Church, 311 N. New Jersey St.

What: Who needs traditional grilling when you can eat Latino instead? St. Mary Catholic Church is celebrating July 4th with Latin American (and American) food, live music, and activities for children.

Fireworks? Yes, the IPL Downtown Freedom Fest fireworks will be on display at 10 p.m.

Indypendence Day concert for cancer

When: 3 p.m. July 4th.

Where: The pavilion at Pan Am, 201 S Capitol Ave.

What: For the fifth time, the Indypendence Day Concert for Cancer will be conducted by 311 with special guest appearances by New Politics and the Skints. There will also be a free party with six local bands, food, bar areas and children’s play areas. The event is free, but donations are encouraged as proceeds will go to the Love Strength Hope Foundation and the St. Francis Patient Assist Fund.

Fireworks? No.

Westfield Rocks the 4th.

When: 4 p.m. July 4th.

Where: Grand Park Sports Campus, 711 E. 191st St., Westfield.

What: The Westfield Parks Department has their annual July 4th celebration that includes food, music and activities for children.

Fireworks? At 10 p.m. there is a fireworks display that is synchronized with music

Cheer it on on the fourth

When: 4:30 p.m. July 4th.

Where: Hoosier Park, 4500 Dan Patch Circle, Anderson.

What: What do live harness races, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and fireworks have in common? Nothing but a good time. You can find all three at Hoosier Park Fire It Up at the fourth celebration. A variety of food and drink is served and indoor casino games are offered.

Fireworks? The fireworks show starts at 10 p.m.

Indianapolis Indians versus Columbus Clippers

When: 6:05 p.m. July 4th

Where: Siegesfeld, 501 W Maryland St.

What: Celebrate America’s Birthday with America’s Pastime. The Indianapolis Indians will host the Columbus Clippers on Independence Day this year. The game offers every fan a towel giveaway and a shirt auction to benefit the Indiana National Guard Relief Fund. It doesn’t stop there though, the Indians will have special events throughout the weekend, like Superhero Night for Saturday’s game against the Louisville Bats at 7:05 p.m. and a post-game fireworks show on Monday evening, also against the bats and also at 7:15 a.m.

Fireworks? There will be fireworks shortly after the game.

IPL Downtown Freedom Fest

When: 6.30 p.m. July 4th.

Where: Indiana War Memorial, 431 N. Meridian St.

What: The IPL Downtown Freedom Fest is fun for the whole family, with live music on the Indianapolis Colts Stage from the Lemon Wheel and food from a variety of vendors. There will be face painters, inflatables and games for children.

Fireworks? At 10 p.m. a fireworks display will start from the Regions Tower. The fireworks are synchronized with music on WLHK-FM (97.1), WYXB (105.7), WIBC-FM (93.1) and Fox59.

The fireworks from the top of the Regions Bank Tower during the Downtown Freedom Blast in Indianapolis in 2014.

Party in the plaza

When: 7 p.m. July 4th.

Where: Stadtmarkt, 222 E. Market St.

What is remarkable: In its sophomore year, the Plaza Party, hosted by the town market, features cornhole, ping pong, live music, food and craft beer. Children are free and adult tickets are $ 6 for individuals, $ 5 for couples, and $ 4 for seniors.

Fireworks? Yes, the IPL Downtown Freedom Fest fireworks will be on display at 10 p.m.

Celebration on the roof on July 4th

When: 7 p.m. July 4th.

Where: Fountain Square Theater, 1111 Prospect St.

What: This is for adults only as you must be at least 21 years old to attend. Dinner is served at 7pm with bar service on the roof. Duckpin bowling is also offered all night. Tickets are $ 80.

Fireworks? Get a glimpse of the rooftop fireworks from 10 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.