Independence Day Celebrations in Eagle Country

Plenty of fun to be had around Eagle Country to celebrate Independence Day!

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Listed below are Independence Day celebrations in the area. For events not listed please email full details to be added.   


Batesville, Ind. - Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform the Star-Spangled Symphony with a Patriotic Fireworks Finale. It will take place at the Bill Gillespie Soccer Park beginning at 8 p.m. 


FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2022

Osgood, Ind. - The Ripley County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Night Fireworks will be at the Ripley County Fairgrounds beginning at 5 p.m. The free family event will have food booths, flea market & crafts and live entertainment featuring the centerline Band at 7 p.m. Fireworks will begin at dark.



Aurora, Ind. – Light Up Aurora will take place at Gabbard Riverfront Park from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be performances by Steve Brooks & The Bootleggers and Tyler Brindley. Festivities also include the River City Classic Car Club Cruise In, a Beer and Wine Garden, Vendors, Food and Kids Activities. Fireworks will take place at 10 p.m. (Rain date July 3)

Metamora, Ind. - The Metamora Volunteer Fire Department is having a Fireman’s Festival which will include food and a beer garden throughout the day and music in the evening. There will be a parade at 6 p.m. and fireworks show at dusk.

Rising Sun, Ind. - Rising Sun Indiana Stars and Stripes Celebration will be from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. at Front Street and Rising Sun Riverfront Park. The Golf Cart Parade will begin at 5 p.m. departing from City Hall. Deejay JD Hughes, Sapphire Express Band, Food Trucks, Arts & Crafts Vendors and Fireworks Display at 10 p.m. (Rain Date for Fireworks-July 3 at 10 p.m.)

Versailles, Ind. - Fireworks will take place over the lake at dusk.


SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2022

Harrison, Oh. - The Harrison VFW Post 7570 is hosting Thank a Vet Day beginning at 1 p.m. There will be Military Vehicles on display, drink specials for Vets and Momma Nae's Food Truck, DJ Carole at 2 p.m. there will be a Salute to Veterans at 3 p.m. and Live Music with Stagger Lee at 8 p.m.


MONDAY, JULY 4, 2022

Greendale, Ind. - The Fourth of July 5K will begin at 8 a.m. at Greendale Cabin. The Fishing Derby will take place at Schnebelt Pond at 9 a.m., Kids Bike Parade at Oakey Park at 2 p.m. followed by a Golf Cart Parade at 2:15 p.m. There will be vendors, a beer garden, live music for a Fourth of July Celebration beginning at 7:30, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Harrison, Oh. – Festivities will begin at 4 p.m. with a parade beginning at the Harrison Community Center. Beginning at 5 p.m. the celebration will include family-friendly activities. Food, drinks, and adult beverages will be available to purchase. A cornhole tournament beginning at 6 p.m. The Renegades will be featured in the concert beginning at 7 p.m. and fireworks begin at dusk at Greendale Park.

Hidden Valley Lake, Ind.- 15th Annual July 4th Mayor's Boat Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. The lake will go to No Wake at 6 p.m. and boats can begin lining up at 6:15. There will be fireworks at dark.

Milan, Ind. – 4th of July parade at 10 a.m. and fireworks at dusk.

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