Fourth of July in Hamilton County, Indiana
Celebrate the 4th of July in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and the four Northern Towns of Arcadia, Atlanta, Cicero and Sheridan, Indiana. Here are things to do for Independence Day in Central Indiana, including details on where to see fireworks.
The traditional CarmelFest celebration and parade is canceled for 2020, but the fireworks show is still planned. Celebrate a good, old-fashioned Fourth of July from the comfort of your backyard. Fireworks will be launched in three locations: West Park, the Chase Court cul-de-sac between Range Line Road and Guilford Avenue, and Badger Field. Tune in at 9:45 p.m. on July 4 for a live music simulcast on WHJE, 91.3 FM.
Missing the tasty fair treats you'd normally find at CarmelFest? Urick Concessions is offering "CarmelFest in a Bag," which includes two elephant ears with cinnamon sugar topping, two bags of cotton candy (one pink, one blue), one container of caramel corn, one large bag of house-popped popcorn and one order of nachos with cheese dip. Ten percent of sales will support the Carmel Youth Assistance program. For more information and to order, click here.
July 4, Conner Prairie
Celebrate Independence Day the 1836 way. Guests can decorate Prairietown, sing patriotic songs, test their history knowledge and partake in games, dancing, militia drills and Declaration of Independence readings.
July 5, Forest Park
The Nickel Plate Express is back on track for the Fourth of July weekend. Enjoy a one hour and fifteen minute ride through the countryside while enjoying a slice of apple pie and a glass of lemonade or sweet tea.
This multi-day festival includes a parade, kids’ carnival, zipline, sports tournaments, craft and food vendors, live music, a talent show, and fireworks.
July 4, Forest Park
Enjoy live music on the main stage by headliner Boy Band Review at 6:30 p.m. and a fireworks display at 10 p.m. Don't miss train excursions all-day with the Nickel Plate Express.
Note: the following Fourth of July celebrations have been changed or canceled due to COVID-19. Make plans to celebrate with these festivities in future years!
Carmel’s two-day festival includes a parade, marketplace, kid zone and live music, including a Carmel Symphony Orchestra concert at the Carmel Gazebo.
Nickel Plate District
This Fishers celebration includes a 5K, street fair, parade, and fireworks.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s annual celebration of America salutes the branches of the Armed Forces. Performance includes the famous 1812 Overture with cannons and a fireworks show to cap off the night.
Westfield Rocks the 4th
Grand Parks Sports Campus
Westfield’s biggest event of the year is fun for the whole family, including the Westfield Lions Club Car Show.