Advertisement

10 places to see fireworks in the IC area this Independence Day


Happy birthday, USA! -- photo by Kevin de Choisy
Happy birthday, USA! — photo by Kevin de Choisy

No matter where you and your crew plan to spend the 4th, the Iowa City area is committed to making sure you definitely have a fireworks display nearby.

Here are 10 spots with shows planned for this Saturday:

1. Iowa City Fireworks at Jazz Festival
Downtown Iowa City
Concerts, Food, Vendors
Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.

Video evidence of last year’s show:

2. 4thFest
S.T. Morrison Park in Coralville, IA
Parade, Concert, Games, Food, Vendors
Fireworks start after dark

For real!:

3. Hills 4th of July Celebration
Hills Ball Park in Johnson County
Co-ed softball, games, parade
Fireworks start at 9:05 p.m.

4. Freedom Festival
Downtown Cedar Rapids, IA
Music, games, vendors, food
Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.

Not joking:

SIGN UP TODAY

Subscribe for daily news updates from Little Village

SUBSCRIBE

5. Kernels Game
Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, IA
Baseball
Fireworks start after the game

6. Lake MacBride
Beach Area
Fireworks begin at dusk

7. Red, White, and Boom
Davenport, IA
Music, Vendors, Games
Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.

Seriously, though, patriotism is shiny and loud:

8. Fireworks Festival
National Congress Cattle Grounds in Waterloo, IA
Music, games, vendors
Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.

9. Salute to Freedom
Rec center soccer fields in Williamsburg, IA
Parade, band, laser tag
Fireworks begin at dusk

10. 4th of July Festival
Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City, IA
Parade, food
Fireworks begin at dusk


Thoughts? Tips? A cute picture of a dog? Share them with LV » editor@littlevillagemag.com

Advertisement

The Iowa City Human Rights Commission needs you!

Apply Today

@ICHumanRights »

Advertisement

Summer Programs 2020

Get 150+ local restaurants delivered to your door in the Iowa City & Cedar Rapids areas!

The Future is Unwritten

You look to Little Village for today’s stories. Your sustaining support will help us write tomorrow’s.

Regular

$10/mo or $120/year
(AUTO-RENEW)
The cost of doing this work really adds up! Your contribution at this level will cover telephone and internet expenses for one month at the LV editorial offices.

Italic

$20/mo or $240/year
(AUTO-RENEW)
$240 is enough to cover one month’s costs for sending out our weekly entertainment newsletter, The Weekender. Make a contribution at this level to put a little more oomph on your support and your weekend.

Bold

$30/mo or $360/year
(AUTO-RENEW)
LittleVillageMag.com connects eastern Iowa culture with the world. Your contribution at this level will cover the site’s hosting costs for three months. A bold move for our boldest supporters!

All monthly and annual contributors receive:

  • Recognition on our Supporters page (aliases welcome)
  • Exclusive early access when we release new half-price gift cards
  • Access to a secret Facebook group where you can connect with other supporters and discuss the latest news and upcoming events (and maybe swap pet pics?) with the LV staff
  • Invitations to periodic publisher chats (held virtually for now) to meet with Matt and give him a piece of your mind, ask your burning questions and hear more about the future plans for Little Village, Bread & Butter Magazine, Witching Hour Festival and our other endeavors.

Coralville Public Library Online Summer Reading Programs

For ages 0-99+