Sat, 07/04/2020 - 10:00am to 10:00pm

Let us not forget tons of Fireworks at the Indiana Dunes and July 4th Parades! Folks might also like the live concerts and full fledged festivals honoring our nation’s birthday held for four full days in Dyer Indiana, Cedar Lake Indiana, and Michigan City Indiana.   We even have a Nationalization Ceremony in Hammond Indiana – how patriotic is that!


     East Chicago – Friday, July 3rd, 2020 5:00 – 10pm, East Chicago, residents are invited to view fireworks from the safety of their homes. free

     Gary – Friday, July 3rd and Sat. July 4th – Family Night at the Railcats Stadium, Both nights will feature food, fireworks and live music by NAWTY (July 3) and The Muddsharks (July 4). All You Can Eat, Suite Level, Duggout and Tailgate Viewing options are available! This show will be a socially distanced Red, White and BOOM celebration! Limited tickets are available. More info at

     GRIFFITH: JULY 4TH PARADE, Noon, starts at Ash St, and goes south on Broad St to Main, 924-7500

     HammondJuly 4th Fireworks! Hammond will have 4 shows simultaneously, one at Gavit, one at Clark (located in Whiting), one at Morton and one at Eggers. This will keep everyone from joining at 1 location. Residents are invited to view these from the safety of their own back yards. People are not allowed to visit these locations. These shows will be on July 4th – More info at

     HOBART: Golf Cart Parade! Sat. July 4th, 10am – 11am, Hobart Boat Launch.

    VALPARAISO July 4th Parade: 4th of  July, 2020, The City of Valparaiso is hosting a 4th of July Celebration, including a 5K and 2K Run/Walk (with a staggered start for social distancing), a Lift Up Valpo Parade featuring first responders and local businesses, the Valparaiso Market, a FREE (but ticketed) and Concert at Central park.

   VALPARAISO: JULY 4th Fireworks,  4th of  July2020, Officials have announced the 4th of July Blast Celebration  Fireworks, at Cumberland Drive, Free, but ticketed for social distancing,

    SOUTH HAVEN JULY 4TH PARADE: The parade will take place on  July 4th at Noon.  Entrants will line-up at Saylor Elementary School (331 Midway Dr., Valparaiso IN  46385) at 11am. The parade route will begin at Saylor Elementary School and head west on Midway Drive to McCool Road, north on McCool Road to 750 N. and west on 750 N. to the American Legion Post (479 W. 750 N, Valparaiso, IN  46385).  The review stand will be located at South Haven Elementary School (395 Midway Dr., Valparaiso, IN  46385).  Refreshments will be served and awards will be presented in the Legion Hall immediately following the parade. Call the Legion at 219-759-2121 and Download the parade entry form at

    WHITING:  July 4th Fireworks, The city of Hammond is hosting a fireworks display at Clark High School on July 4th at dusk. Residents are invited to view these from the safety of their own back yards. People are not allowed to visit these locations.

    MICHIGAN CITY: Visit Barker Mansion,  FREE Admittance to the popular Barker Mansion on July 4th only from 11am – 3pm, first floor only. Also watch a video about the self-guided tour of all 3 floors.  Read about the Barker Mansion at