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Well…we can’t watch the activities in person at the “Brickyard” this weekend, but there’s still plenty to do as we celebrate Independence Day in Indy!  Decorate your bicycle and be in a parade!  Checkout fireworks displays in the surrounding counties, or relax with live Jazz at the Zoo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!

 

FRIDAY, July 3rd

FIELD OF HONOR

9am|Indianapolis Regional Airport

A sight to see! The Exchange Clubs of Hancock County & Lawrence, joined together to post 500 U.S. Flags in a tribute honoring our military, veterans and first responders. This year they’re also honoring those on the front lines battling COVID-19.  Goes through July 5th.

 

MUSICIANS OF THE ISO – FREE CONCERT

7pm|Fairview Presbyterian Church

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra presents another FREE and safe “OUTDOOR” Concert! Masks REQUIRED! Social Distancing Guidelines required and please bring your own chair or blanket.

 

ACTORS THEATRE OF INDIANA “FROM OUR HOMES TO YOURS

7:30pm|Online – ATI presents another Friday Night Live on a computer screen near you! Don Farrell, Judy Fitzgerald & Cynthia Collins are ready to help you kick off your Independence Day Weekend with some patriotic favorites! WATCH HERE!

 

SATURDAY, July 4th

11th ANNUAL FIRECRACKER 6 RUN & WALK

8am|Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Presented by Ascension St. Vincent.  Lots of changes this year. Click HERE for details.

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY SOCIAL

11am|Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Ice cream & good old fashion patriotic fun. “From the Front Porch Presentations” every 30 minutes. The “Firecracker Run” will conduct this year’s race from the Presidential Site grounds.

 

SPEEDWAY BICYCLE PARADE ON MAIN

11am|Community Health Pavilion in Speedway

Celebrating Independence Day and NASCAR’s visit at IMS! Decorate your bikes showing your patriotic pride for prizes! Kids 0 to 100 years old are welcome. Parade begins at 12:15. Ends at Fundae’s Ice Cream and Sweets. ENTER HERE!

 

FOURTH OF JULY TAILGATING PARTY

11am|Metazoa Brewing Co.

Pack up your truck and join Metazoa for yard games, tasty BBQ, ice cream and craft beer! Lawn chairs and dogs are welcome. Must be 21 to enter. Goes until 11pm.

 

FREEDOM MUSIC FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER

12pm|Shepard Music Studio

A celebration of our nation’s freedom with live music, food, beer, raffle prizes and more! All proceeds go to help local musicians and small businesses effected by the pandemic. $10.

 

ANIMALS AND ALL THAT JAZZ

5:30pm|Indianapolis Zoo

It’s back! The smooth sounds of live jazz. Specialty menus and extended Zoo hours. Included with Zoo admission. This evening features the “Mid Coast Swing Orchestra”.

 

4th of JULY FIREWORKS DISPLAYS – Weather Permitting

BROWNSBURG – Arbuckle Acres Park – 10pm

CARMEL – 3 Shows – West Park, Chase Court Cul-de-Sac, & Badger Field. – 10pm

CICERO – Morse Reservoir – 10pm

DANVILLE – Danville High School – 9:45pm

GREENFIELD – Greenfield-Central Junior High School – 9:45pm

NOBLESVILLE – Forest Park – 10pm

PLAINFIELD – Hummel Park – 10pm

ZIONSVILLE – Mulberry Fields – 10pm

SUNDAY – GREENWOOD – Stones Crossing & 135– 10pm

 

SUNDAY, July 5th

“ZOOLAPALOOZA”

5:30pm|Indianapolis Zoo

All performances take place under the Bicentennial Pavilion. Extended Zoo hours, Specialty Menu items and craft cocktails available. This evening’s performance by “Starcat featuring 3 to 1”. Rain or shine.

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