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 2023

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

  • Patriotic Pops at Parkview Field 2023 — July 1

    • 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 Saturday, July 1st, at 8:30 PM with fireworks accompanying the finale. Gates open at 6:30 PM, no tickets needed. Patriotic Pops will also take place in other Indiana counties, click here to find out more information.

  • Leo-Cedarville Foundation Freedom Festival 2023 — June 24

    • The Leo-Cedarville Freedom Fireworks show will take place at dusk at Riverside Gardens Park on June 24th.

  • Huntington Independence Day Fireworks 2023 — June 30

    • Huntington will celebrate the day at Huntington YMCA campuses, Crestview Middle School, and Parkview Hospital. Displays begin at dusk.

  • Roanoke Independence Day Fireworks 2023 — July 1

    • Starting at dusk, Roanoke's Independence Day fireworks will be showing at Roanoke Park on July 1st.

  • Salamonie Summer Festival 2023 — June 30-July 2

    • Salamonie Summer Festival is Warren, Indiana's three-day long Independence Day celebration. Starting June 30th, at Warren's local parks and Knight Bergman Center, there will be a parade, flea market, games, contests, and more! Fireworks start at dusk on July 2nd at Warren Tower Park.

  • Markle 4th of July Fireworks 2023

    • Markle will celebrate the 4th of July at Markle Fish and Game Club Park, with fireworks beginning at dusk. Food trucks and entertainment will be on-site for you to enjoy!

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 2023 — July 1
    • Visit Crooked Lake to enjoy their massive fireworks show from the second basin on July 1st, 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 3rd.

  • Lake James 2023 — July 1
    • Fireworks from 9:30 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 2023 — July 3-4
    • Visit the City of Angola to enjoy their Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks display on July 3rd and 4th. Live music will start at 7 PM on July 3rd, while the rest of the events will be the next day, July 4th. The day begins with a parade downtown at 11 AM, with more family-friendly activities following in Commons Park, like a hotdog giveaway at 12 PM and a live animal show at 1 PM. The fireworks display will start whenever it gets dark!

  • Lake Wawasee 2023 — July 1
    • 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 2023 Independence Day Celebration — July 1 
    • A family-friendly celebration for all! The fun begins with an outdoor concert at 8 PM on the Miller Sunset Pavilion. The Symphony of the Lakes concert "Salute to America" will be followed by fireworks at 10 PM 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 2023