Along with our long list of beautiful hiking trails and exciting splash pads, be sure to experience the spectacular fireworks shows happening 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.

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Fireworks Displays near Fort Wayne, Indiana 

Area Fireworks Displays 

  • Fort Wayne 4th of July Fireworks 2022

    • The City of Fort Wayne's Fireworks show will be held at Indiana Michigan Power Center in downtown Fort Wayne at 10 p.m. or when the TinCaps game concludes.

  • Patriotic Pops at Parkview Field 2022 — July 3

    • The Fort Wayne Philharmonic welcomes the community to live symphonic music at a concert celebration of the American spirit. Patriotic Pops at Parkview Field will take place on Sunday, July 3rd, at 8:30 p.m. with fireworks accompanying the finale. FREE ticket reservations are available through the Parkview Field Box Office. 

  • Leo-Cedarville Freedom Fireworks 2022 — June 25

    • The Leo-Cedarville Freedom Fireworks show will take place at 9:00 p.m. at Riverside Gardens Park on June 25th.

  • Roanoke 4th of July Fireworks 2022

    • The Roanoke Fireworks show will take place on July 4th at dusk. Food will be available for sale starting at 7:00 p.m.

  • Markle 4th of July Fireworks 2022

    • Markle will celebrate the 4th of July at Markle Fish and Game Park, with fireworks beginning at dusk. Hear live music from the Teresa Lyon Acoustic Duo, and browse the food trucks on-site for you to enjoy!

  • Huntington Independence Day Fireworks 2022 — July 1

    • Huntington will celebrate the day at Huntington University’s cross country course. Fireworks will start at dusk, with viewing areas on the lawn near Parkview Huntington YMCA and Crestview Middle School. Parking will open at both locations at 6:00 p.m.

  • Salamonie Summer Festival 2022 — July 3

    • The Salamonie Summer Festival is a three-day celebration, June 1-3, in Warren, Indiana. The fireworks are on Sunday, July 3rd, 2022 this year following the Rock of Elders at Tower Park (7:30-9:30)! 

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. 

  • Crooked Lake 2022 — July 2
    • Visit Crooked Lake to enjoy their massive fireworks show from the second basin on July 2, or start the fun early with a boat parade at 2 pm on Saturday! You can also enjoy their annual tradition of Lighting the Lake Red at 10 pm on July 3.

  • Lake James 2022 — July 2
    • 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. 

  • Angola Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks 2022
    • Visit the City of Angola to enjoy their Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks display on July 4th. The day begins with a downtown parade at 11:00 a.m., with various other family-friendly events taking place throughout the day. The evening will kick off with live music at Angola Commons Park, leading up to the fireworks at dusk.

  • Lake Wawasee 2022 — July 2
    • The Wawasee Property Owners Association (WPOA) is going to have a grand fireworks show at the center of Lake Wawasee. The show begins at 10:15 PM with choreographed music on Willie 103.5 FM. 

  • Winona Lake 2022 Independence Day Celebration — July 2 
    • 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 p.m. at the lake. 

Learn more about what's happening in Fort Wayne this July!

This post was originally published in May 2018 and has been updated. Last Updated: June 2022