Calendar of Fireworks Shows in Kentucky for 2017
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Independence Day Fireworks in Kentucky!
Kentucky 4th of July Fireworks 2017
Events confirmed for 2017 are marked in BOLD!


July 4, 2017


Bardstown

The Stephen Foster Story Fourth of July Celebration *
My Old Kentucky Home State Park
Bardstown, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
6:30 p.m.  Old-Fashioned games on the lawn
8:00 p.m. The Stephen Foster Story (Stephen Foster’s 190th Birthday)
Cupcakes at intermission
Fireworks Display after the show
Admission charged, reserve seating recommended.
More information: www.stephenfoster.com/tickets


Berea

Independence Day Celebration*
Berea City Park
6 Pirate Parkway
Berea, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
5:00 p.m.         Activities Begin
Dark                 Fireworks


Buckhorn

July 4, 2017th Fireworks*
Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park
4441 Kentucky 1833
Buckhorn, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
Day                 Live Entertainments, Food
Dark                Fireworks


Cadiz

4th of July Fireworks *
Lake Barkley State Park
3500 State Park Rd.
Cadiz, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
Dark                Fireworks


Calvert City

Ameribration*
Memorial & Doctor's Parks
Calvert City, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
10 a.m.             Car Show, Kid's Train Rides and More at Memorial Park
1:00 p.m.          Music at Memorial Park
7:00 p.m.          Parade on 5th Avenue
8:00 p.m.          Free Watermelon at Memorial Park
9:00 p.m.          Fireworks at Doctor's Park on 5th Avenue


July 4th Fireworks and Music
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
166 Upper Village Drive
Calvert City, KY
July 4, 2017
7:00p.m.         Adam and the H Bombs in concert at the Old Beach
Dark                Marina Fireworks over the Bay sponsored by Kentucky Dam Marina


Campbellsville

Campbellsville-Taylor County 4th of July Celebration*
Miller Park and Downtown
Campbellsville, Kentucky
7:00 a.m.        Hot air balloons lift off.
7:00 a.m.        Free breakfast from Campbellsville Christian Church
8:00 a.m.        Car show begins
8:45 a.m.        Opening Ceremonies
9:00 a.m.        Fun Zone begins (sponsored by Elk Horn Baptist Church)
10:00 am.       Parade (sponsored by Taylor County Bank)
12:00 noon     Anique Tractor and Steam Engine Show (Community Trust Bank)
12:00 noon     Entertainment begins
4:00 p.m.        Activities begin at Miller Park
5:30 p.m.        CKNJ Duck Derby
5:30 p.m.        Live music begins
8:00 p.m.        Key Grab on City Lake (sponsored by Don Franklin Motors)
Dark                Fireworks (Sponsored by Citizens Bank)


Carrollton

July 4, 2017th Fireworks *
Point Park
2nd & Main
Carrollton, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
Dark                Fireworks


Elizabethtown

Founder's Day Celebration *
Blue Heron Way
Freeman Lake Park
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
July 4, 2017, 2017
5:00 p.m.      Vendors Open and parking begins.
6:00 p.m.      Shoney’s Pie Eating Contest
7:00 p.m.      Hot Air Balloon Rides $10 for adults, $5 12 and under
7:30 p.m.      The Golden Knights Parachute Team
8:30 p.m.      Owensboro Orchestra Concert begins
9:45 p.m.      Wesbanco Presents Fireworks


Frankfort

4th of July Fireworks (No information yet for 2017)
Capital View Park
E/W Connector - Glenns Creek Rd.
Frankfort, KY
Dark                Fireworks


Georgetown

July 4, 2017th Fireworks*
Brooking Park
Georgetown, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
11:00 a.m.        4th of July Parade
Afternoon         Events & Food
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks


Harrodsburg

Red, WHite & Boom*
Harrodsburg, Kentucky
9:00 p.m.        Fireworks


Hartford

Sparks in the Park (Waiting for information on  2017)
Ohio County Park
2300 Hwy. 69 North
Hartford, Kentucky
6:00 p.m.         Event Begins
Dark                Fireworks
FREE


Henderson

Independence Bank Fourth of July Celebration *
Riverfront
101 N. Water St.
Henderson, Kentucky
5:30 p.m.         Live Music, Food, Kids’ Activities
Dark                Fireworks


Lexington

Fourth of July Festival *
Main Street
Lexington, KY
July 4, 2017
9:00 a.m.          Downtown Street Festival
2:00 p.m.          Parade down Main Street
7:30 p.m.         Thursday night live at Cheapside park
10:00 p.m.       Fireworks over Downtown Lexington
FREE
More Information:
http://www.downtownlex.com/lexingtons-4th-of-july-festival


Livermore

Independence Day Celebration *
Riverfront
Livermore, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
Afternoon/Evening:        Music & more
Dark                               Fireworks


Louisville

Louisville Orchestra Waterfront 4th(Not confirmed)
Waterfront Park
129 E. River Rd.
Louisville, KY
July 4, 2017
5:00 p.m.        Kids area, music, food, fun & more.
8:30 p.m.        Louisville Orchestra performs live.
10:00 p.m.      Fireworks over the Ohio River
Admission:     Free


Old-Fashioned Crescent Hill 4th of July *
Peterson-Dumesnil House in Crescent Hill Community
Louisville, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
11 a.m.        Events, art fair, activities, food and more.
12 p.m.         History Display
Dark             Fireworks (Monday)
More Information: http://www.crescenthill.us/fourth-of-july/schedule


Lucas

4th of July Fireworks*
Barren River Lake State Resort Park
1149 State Park Rd.
Lucas, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
2:00 p.m.         Games and Events Begin
6:00 p.m.         Live Entertainment and Main Activities
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks
(Bring your chair and blankets)


Madisonville

Madisonville 4thFest Fireworks*
Madisonville City Park
Madisonville, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
6:00 p.m.        Activities, entertainment & more.
Dark                Fireworks
(July 2: Christian bands Building 429 and Hawk Nelson will be in concert)
More Information: http://www.madisonville4thfest.com/full-schedule/


Morgantown

Green River Catfish Festival *
Charles Black City Park
Morgantown, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
9:00 a.m.        Gates open for catfish cook-off & more.
12 noon          Carnival rides, music & more
Twilight           Fireworks


Munfordville

Hart County Fair (Not confirmed)
Hart County Fairgrounds
US 31W South
Munfordville, KY
July 4, 2017
Afternoon       Carnival Rides, Shows, Displays
Dark                Fireworks


Murray

Briggs & Stratton Fireworks Extravaganza*
Highway 641 North near Kroger & Central Park
Murray, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
7:00 a.m.        Boy Scout Troop 45 Memorial Breakfast (First United Methodist
Church)
7:30 a.m.        Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony (Chestnut Park)
8:45 a.m.        Main Street Mile (Sparks Hall)
9:30 a.m.        Freedom Fest Parade (Main Street)
4:00 p.m.        Cruise-In Car Show (Stewart Stadium)
6:00 p.m.        Family Night in the Park (Central Park)
8:00 p.m.        Town & Gown Community Band (Lovett Auditorium)
9:30 p.m.        Fireworks (sponsored by Briggs & Stratton)


Nicholsville, Kentucky

4th of July Fireworks*
Corman House
Nicholasville, Kentucky
10:00 p.m.        Fireworks
Public parking on the east side of Jessamine Station Road next to Lucas Field
Runway.


Owensboro

All-American Fourth of July*
McConnell Plaza and RiverPark Center Patio
Owensboro, Kentucky
July 4
5:00 p.m.        Music begins, food, fun, activities.
6:30 p.m.        Owensboro 200th Birthday Celebration with cupcakes!
9:00 p.m.        Fireworks over the Ohio River
Bring blankets and chairs.


4th Fest by Specialty Foods Group*
Owensboro Convention Center
501 W 2nd St
Owensboro, Kentucky
July 4
5:30        Activities Begin
Dark        Fireworks
Reserved seating available for a fee. Contact the Convention Center for details.


Paris Landing State Park

Independence Day Celebration*
Paris Landing State Park
16055 Highway 79 N
Buchanan, Tennessee
July 4, 2017
5:00 p.m.        Music and More
Dark                 Fireworks
More Information: 731-641-4465


Pikeville

July 4, 2017 Celebration*
Huffman & Main Streets
Pikeville, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
5:00 p.m.        Food, fun, contests.
Dark                Fireworks


Prestonsburg

4th of July Fireworks *
Downtown
Carnival at Archer Park
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
July 4, 2017, 2017
Dark                Fireworks


Richmond

4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza *       
Lake Reba Recreational Complex
2000 Gibson Bay Drive
Richmond, Kentucky
5:00 p.m.         Music & Food, Kids’ Activities
10:00 p.m.       Fireworks
Admission       $5 (Bring your chair or blanket)
More Information: http://richmond.ky.us/index.php/parks-and-recreation/parks-cal


Versailles

2017 Fourth of July Celebration*
County Park
Versailles, KY
July 4, 2017
6:00 p.m.        Park Opens for food, fun and entertainment
Dark                Fireworks
Admission charged.


Winchester

4th of July Fireworks*
Lykins Park
60 Mt. Sterling Road
Winchester, Kentucky
7:00 p.m.        Gates open for music, fun, food & more
Dark               Fireworks
Free


July 7 2017


Lebanon

Madison County Fair*
Marion County Fairgrounds
415 Fairgrounds Road
Lebanon, Kentucky
Dark         Fireworks
(Fair is underway all week).


Check back often for updates. If you would like to see 4th of July Fireworks
scheduled for other states, please visit
www.exploresouthernhistory.
com/fireworks.


THESE EVENTS HAVE ALREADY TAKEN PLACE FOR 2017:

June 23, 2017


Whitesville

Fireworks in the Park*
Whitesville Community Park
Kentucky 54
Whitesville, Kentucky
June 23, 2017
5:00 p.m.        Events begin
Dark                Fireworks
(Rain date is June 24, 2017)


June 30, 2017


Taylorsville

Freedom Night*
Possum Ridge Ramp
Taylorsville Lake State Park
Taylorsville, Kentucky
Dark             Fireworks
Free, can be viewed from the park, Taylorsville Lake Marina, Possum Ridge
Ramp or the water.


July 1, 2017


Benton

Fireworks at Bee Spring Lodge *
Kentucky Lake
573 Bee Spring Road
Benton, Kentucky
July 1, 2017
Dark        Fireworks


Bowling Green

2017 Thunderfest Independence Day Celebration*
National Corvette Museum
350 Corvette Dr.
Bowling Green, Kentucky
July 1, 2017
4:00 p.m.         Gates open
5:00 p.m.        Activities, music, food, entertainment & more
9:15 p.m.         Fireworks
Admission       $20 per carload (kids wristbands for inflatables are $10)
More Information:
www.corvettemuseum.org


Dawson Springs

4th of July Fireworks*
Riverside Park
901 West Arcadia Ave.
Dawson Springs, Kentucky
July 1, 2017
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks


Eddyville

Thunder over Eddy Bay *
Eddy Creek Marina Resort
7612 State Road 93 South
Eddyville, Kentucky
July 2
Evening        Entertainment & More
Dusk             Fireworks


Gilbertsville

Fireworks over Kentucky Dam*
Kentucky Dam Marina
466 Marina Drive
Gilbertsville, Kentucky
July 4, 2017
7:00 p.m.        Free Concert
Dark                Fireworks


Independence

4th of July Celebration*
Memorial Park
Independence, Kentucky
July 4, 2017, 2017
3:00 p.m.          Parade
After Parade     Food, fun, entertainment & more.
10:00 p.m.       Fireworks


Jamestown

Lake Cumberland July 4, 2017 Celebration *
Lake Cumberland State Dock Marina
6365 State Dock Marina
Jamestown, Kentucky
July 1-2, 2017
8:30 p.m.        Karaoke on the Dock
Dark                Fireworks


Kentucky Lake (KenLake)

July 4th Fireworks*
Kentucky Lake State Park
Old Beach
Kentucky Lake, Kentucky
July 1, 2017
Dark        Fireworks
View by land or boat


Mt. Sterling

Hope Fest*
Botts Park
6305 Indian Mound Drive
Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
July 1, 2017
5:00 p.m.        Gates open for music, fun, food & more
Dark                 Fireworks
Admission charged.
(Bring a blanket or a chair.)


Nancy

4th of July Fireworks*
Lee's Ford Marina
Nancy, Kentucky
7:00 p.m.        Concert
9:00 p.m.        Fireworks


Owensboro

Freedom Bash & Fireworks Display*
Diamond Lake Resort
7301 Hobbs Road
Owensboro, Kentucky
July 3, 2017
Evening        Activities and events
Dark              Fireworks


Rough River Dam

4th of July Fireworks *
Rough River Dam State Resort Park
450 Lodge Road
Falls of Rough, Kentucky
July 1, 2017
Falls of Rough, Kentucky
8:00 p.m.        Fireworks
More Information: http://parks.ky.gov/fourth-of-july/


Shepherdsville

4th of July Bullitt Blast*
City Park
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
4:00p.m           Food, Rides, Activities, Live Music
10:20p.m.        Fireworks
Admission and non-priority parking are free.


July 2, 2017


Louisville

Louisville Bats Baseball Fireworks Extravaganza *
(Fireworks on select Friday Nights in June, July and August)
Louisville Slugger Field
401 East Main Street
Louisville, Kentucky
July 2
6:45 p.m.         Baseball
After Game     Fireworks
(Admission Charged)


Mount Vernon

Blast in the Valley*
Renfroe Valley Entertainment Center
Mount Vernon, Kentucky
4:00 p.m.               Events begin with food, music and fun.
Dark                       Fireworks


July 3, 2017


Corbin

Independence Day Celebration*
Corbin Arena
Corbin, Kentucky
July 3, 2017
Evening        Food, entertainment & fun
Dark              Fireworks
FREE


Elkton

Todd County Independence Day Celebration*
Elkton-Todd County Park
Central High School
806 South Main Street
Elkton, Kentucky
July 3, 2017
Evening        Food, Entertainment & more
9:15 p.m.        Fireworks
Free (Bring your chair or blanket)


Gilbertsville

Kentucky Lake Big Bang*
The Moors Resort & Marina
570 Moors Road
Gilbertsville, Kentucky
July 3, 2017
9:00 p.m.      Fireworks
(Best viewed from the water due to very limited parking!)


Kuttawa

July 4, 2017th Fireworks*
Hu-B's Marina at Kuttawa
1709 Lake Barkley Drive
Kuttawa, Kentucky
July 3, 2017
Dark        Fireworks


Newport

Newport Motorcycle Rally*
Riverfront
Newport, Kentucky
July 3, 2017
12:00 noon        Entertainment, games, food, bike show.
Dark                  Fireworks.
(Events are July 1, 2, 3, and 4)
Copyright 2017 by Dale Cox
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Updated: July 4, 2017
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