Along with our long list of beautiful hiking trails and exciting splash pads, be sure to experience the spectacular fireworks shows happing in Fort Wayne, Indiana and surrounding areas. Whether it's to get in the holiday spirit or just finding a new tradition for the family, any one of these dazzling fireworks shows will create special memories.

The view from a riverboat cruise of the Fort Wayne skyline at night can be dazzling, as shown in this photo.

Fireworks Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana 

Saturday, July 4

Area Fireworks Displays 

  • Two EE's Winery Independence Day Celebration
    • Celebrate the holiday with food, fireworks, and music! Fort Wayne Funk Orchestra will be featured during the evening. Food trucks include Sol Kitchen and Affine. *This event is for people 21 and older. Tickets are $25 and the winery will be closed to non-ticket holders at 5:00 PM.* 

  • Roanoke 4th of July Fireworks and Family Fun Day 2020 
  • Celebrate at Huntington North High School 
    • Huntington will celebrate the day at Huntington North High School with fireworks starting at dusk!

  • Fireworks at Double H Farms
    • Celebrate in Hamilton with a full day of festivities. There will be bounce houses, beer tents, and contests with special musical guest Mason Dixon Line performing before the firework show at 10:15 PM. Gates open to VIP at 2:00 PM and open to general public at 4:00 PM. It is $5 per person and kids ages 3 & under get in for free! 

Fireworks at the Lake 

Experience the incredible fireworks while enjoying time at the lake. Round up the family and take a drive to one of the many beautiful lakes just North of Fort Wayne to see numerous spectacular fireworks shows. 

  • Clear Lake 
    • Fireworks at approximately 10:00 PM over the lake. *Rain date of July 5*  

  • Crooked Lake
    • Are you looking for an event that you'll never forget? Visit Crooked Lake to enjoy their massive fireworks show from the second basin, and take part in their annual tradition of Lighting the Lake Red at 10 pm.

  • Lake James
    • Fireworks from 9:45 PM to 10:30 PM are visible from the lawn of Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park in Angola. The display will be located over the first basin of Lake James. 

  •  Lake Wawasee 
    • Begin the celebration early in the morning with the Flotilla Road Race starting at 8:00 AM. Later in the day, the Wawasee Property Owners Association (WPOA) is going to have a grand firework show from the entrance of Lake Wawasee. The show begins at 10:15 PM with choreographed music on Willie 103.5 FM.

  • Sylvan Lake  
    • Wear a mask and practice social distancing at the lake with festivities starting at 8:00 PM. 

  •  Winona Lake 2020 Independence Day Celebration 
    • A family-friendly celebration for all! The fun begins with an outdoor concert at 8:00 PM on the Tabernacle Lawn. The Symphony of the Lakes concert "Salute to America" will be followed by fireworks at 10:00 PM at the lake. 

Keep the Celebration Going 

Saturday, July 11 

Country Heritage Winery is hosting Wallen Road. They will perform classic and new country along with southern rock from 6:00 to 9:00 PM! The food trucks Flora and Lily and Who Cut the Cheese? will be serving food as well as the Country Heritage Patio Bar from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. 

Saturday, July 18 

Byler Lane Winery will be hosting its first-ever firework party "Red, Wine, and Blue." The following food trucks will be there: King Arthur's Trolley, Alto Grado Pizza, and Wicked Good Cupcakes. Live music from the Motor Folkers from 6:00 pm to 9:00 PM followed by fireworks at dark. Bring your own lawn chairs! 



For a safe and healthy weekend, be sure to check the events' websites for guidelines and information regarding COVID-19.  


This post was originally published in May 2018 and has been updated.