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Louisiana Fourth of July Fireworks & Events, 2013
Louisiana Fourth of July Fireworks & Events, 2013
Calendar of Fireworks Shows in Louisiana
Welcome to our new Louisiana 4th of July Fireworks page!  We will update this
page each year with new information on planned Independence Day fireworks
shows in Louisiana. If your community has an event of interest, please let us
know!  
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Independence Day Fireworks in Louisiana!
Louisiana 4th of July Fireworks 2013
NOTE:  EVENTS SHOWN WITH AN ASTERISK (*) HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED FOR
2013.  ASTERISKS WILL BE ADDED AS OTHER EVENTS ARE CONFIRMED.


Here's the latest list of planned 4th of July Fireworks in Louisiana. I'll add
additional events as I learn of them, so please check back. If your community has
an event that is not listed here, please let me know by adding a comment.

I will post other updates as they become available, so check back often. To look
up 4th of July Fireworks in other states, please visit
www.exploresouthernhistory.com/fireworks.


June 29th


Lake Arthur*


Lake Arthur Freedom Fest*
Lake Arthur Park
Lake Arthur, LA
8:00 a.m.        Gates open for a day of fun.
3:00 p.m.        Blessing of the Fleet
4:00 p.m.         Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin' Cajuns
6:30 p.m.        Travis Matte & the Kingpins
8:30 p.m.         Fireworks
9:00 p.m.        The Bon Journeys
Admission       $5 Kids 5 and under admitted free).
More Information on the Lake Arthur Freedom Fest


July 3rd



Jennings*


22nd Annual Stars & Stripes Celebration*
Louisiana Oil & Gas Park
I-10 Exit 64 & Hwy. 26
4:00 p.m.         Gates Open for Food, Entertainment & Fun.
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks


Metarie*


Uncle Sam Jam*
Lafreniere Park
3000 Downs Blvd.
Metarie, LA
3:00 p.m.         Music, Food & More
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks
FREE
(Bring your chairs and blankets).


Ponchatoula*

Ponchatoula Fireworks Show*
Ponchatoula Recreation Park
19030 Ponchatoula Park Drive (off Hoover Road)
Ponchatoula, Louisiana
5:00 p.m.        Gates open
5:30 p.m.        Entertainment begins
Dark                Fireworks


Youngsville*

Independence Day Celebration*
Sugar Mill Pond Town Center
101 Waterview Road
Youngsville, Louisiana
5:30 p.m.       Music, Entertainment, Hot Air Balloon Rides
9:00 p.m.       Fireworks



July 4th


Alexandria*


Rock the Red*
Behind the Museum of Art on the Red River Levee
Alexandria, Louisiana
6:30 p.m.         Live Music
Dark                Fireworks
FREE


Baton Rouge*


Star Spangled Celebration*
Downtown Riverfront
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Noon               Food Booths Open
1:00 p.m.        Entertainment Begins
3:30 p.m.         Live Music Begins
6:10 p.m.         Air Raid Baton Rouge! (Mock WWII battle)
6:30 p.m.        Jenny Brooks in Concert
7:45 p.m.        The Chris Leblanc Band in Concert
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks over the Mississippi River
More Information on the Star Spangled Celebration


Erath*

Erath 4th of July Celebration*
Downtown
Erath, Louisiana
10:00 a.m.       Water Fights between Area Fire Departments
1:00 p.m.         Cajun Carnival Rides
5:00 p.m.         Parade
7:00 p.m.         Live Music
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks


Eunice*

4th of July Fireworks*
Eunice Recreation Complex
461 Sittig St.
Eunice, LA
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks


Fort Polk*

FreedomFest 2013
Headquarters Field
Fort Polk, Louisiana
5:00 p.m.        Gates open for live music from Chris Watson & Lynyrd Skynyrd
Dark             Fireworks
Free


Kenner*

Treasure Chest Casino Fireworks*
Laketown Levee
Kenner, LA
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks
FREE


Krotz Springs

Independence Day Celebration
Nall Park
Krotz Springs, LA
6:30 p.m.         Live Music, Food & Fun
8:30 p.m.         Fireworks


Lafayette*


Red, White & Boom!*
Parc International and Parc Sans Souci
Lafayette, LA
5:00 p.m.         Parc Gates Open, Music, Food and More.
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks


Lake Charles*


Red, White, Blue and You!*
Civic Center Grounds
Lake Charles,  LA
9:15 p.m.         Fireworks Over the Lake


Madisonville*

Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Downtown
Madisonville, Louisiana
2:00 p.m.        Parade
3:00 p.m.        Events, Entertainment, Food & More
Dark                Fireworks


Mandeville*


Mandeville Seafood Festival and Fireworks*
Fountainblue State Park
62883 Hwy. 1089
Mandeville, LA
11:00 a.m.       Gates Open
Noon               Live Music, Food, Entertainment, Carnival Rides
8:45 p.m.         Fireworks
(I will keep watching for more information on this event. There have been some
changes from last year, but the festival will take place).



Metarie*


Bucktown Bash*
Bucktown Marina
325 Merarie Hammond Highway
Metarie, Louisiana
2:00 p.m.        Music, Food, Kite-Flying Contest
Dark                Fireworks
Admission       $10 (children 11 and under free)



Natchitoches*

Celebration on the Cane*
Downtown and Riverfront
Natchitotches, LA
5:00 p.m.         Live Entertainment
9:00 p.m.                Fireworks


New Iberia*


4th of July Fireworks*
Main Street
New Iberia, LA
Dark                Fireworks


New Orleans*

Go 4th on the River 2013*
Mississippi River
New Orleans, LA
Noon               Musical Performances at Various Locations
9:00 p.m.         Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza
Radio              WWL 870 AM and Magic 101.9 FM
FREE
http://www.go4thontheriver.com/


Plaquemine*


July 4th HomeTown Celebration*
Bayou Plaquemine Water Front Park
57845 Foundry St.
Plaquemine, LA
4:30 p.m.         Boat Parade on Bayou Plaquemine
4:00 p.m.         Boat Parade arrives at Water Front Park
6:00 p.m.         Dancing in the Park
7:00 p.m.         Jitterbug Dancing Contest
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks on the Bayou
FREE


Pollock


4th of July Fireworks
LaCroix Park
Pollock, LA
8:00 p.m.         Fireworks


Shreveport*

Independence Day Festival*
Festival Plaza
101 Crockett Street
Shreveport, Louisiana
6:00 a.m.         Farmers Market open (until 12 noon)
2:00 p.m.         Vendors Open
3:00 p.m.         Running of the Ducks ($10,000 to winner)
4:30 p.m.         Live Entertainment
7:30 p.m.         Kix Brooks in Concert
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks
9:30 p.m.         Juice Newton in Concert


Slidell*

16th Annual Slidell Heritage Festival*
Slidell Heritage Park
Slidell, Louisiana
3:00 p.m.        Music, Food, Entertainment & More.
3:30 p.m.        Tout Les Soir
5:30 p.m.        Voodoo Gumbo
7:30 p.m.        Janie Fricke
9:00 p.m.        Fireworks to music by the Northlake Performing Arts Society
9:30 p.m.        Contraflow
Dark                Fireworks
Admission:        $8 for adults (Children 12 & under admitted free)
More Information on the Slidell Heritage Festival


Thibodaux*

Let Freedom Ring Festival*
End of East Seventh Street
Thibodaux, Louisiana
Noon        Food, Music, Activities
Dark         Fireworks

July 6th


Monroe*

CenturyLink Star Spangled Spectacular*
Forsythe Park
Monroe, LA
8:30 p.m.         Event Begins
Dark                Fireworks



Check back often for updates. To see scheduled Fireworks Shows in other
states, please visit
www.exploresouthernhistory.com/fireworks.
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Updated: June 26, 2013