Regardless of which type of event you attend, whether it’s for the family or adults, one thing you can count on is the fact that this there will be fireworks, and if you’re in the market of finding places to watch a spectacular pyrotechnic show, here are the five best the Louisville area has to offer.
Jeffersonville Celebrating Freedom
July 3 @ 11 am
Warder Park -- E. Court Ave, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Not only will Warder Park be the epicenter of July 4th celebrations on the Indiana side of the Louisville area, but it will also mark a great spot to watch the fireworks. After you’re done with the events of the Jeffersonville Celebrating Freedom Parade, check out Louisville’s fireworks display from one of the best spots to view them in the metro.
July 4th Festival
July 4 @ 10 pm
Peterson-Dumesnil House -- 301 S. Peterson Ave., Louisville, KY 40206
The Crescent Hill neighborhood is one of Louisville’s best neighborhoods, and this area will hole one of the best 4th of July events in the area. The July 4th Festival will have a parade, live entertainment, and more; but the real treat is the fireworks that will color this colorful neighborhood on Uncle Sam’s birthday.
Jun. 30 - July 1 @ Various Times
Shepherdsville City Park -- 440 Old Ford Rd., Shepherdsville, KY 40165
There will be plenty of spectators that will flock to Shepherdsville for this All-American July 4th festival. The Bullitt Blast will be tons of fun for the whole family, and the fireworks that will end the festival will be one that will leave everyone in awe.
Lexington’s Fourth of July Festival
July 3-4 @ Various Times
The Arboretum -- 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington, KY 4440503
Lexington’s Fourth of July Festival will be fun for everyone. The main star of the show, the fireworks, will go off on the second day of the Festival on the grounds of The Arboretum, one of Lexington’s most well-known landmarks and a place that will provide a beautiful vantage point to watch the fireworks light up the Lexington sky.
Louisville Waterfront Fourth
July 4 @ 5 pm
Harbor Lawn @ Louisville Waterfront Park -- 129 E. River Rd., Louisville, KY 40202
This is the big show. The Louisville Waterfront Fourth is the largest 4th of July event of its kind in Kentucky, and there will be a sense of American pride when you watch the huge fireworks display light up the city’s waterfront in red, white and blue.