Fireworks on the Ohio

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Fireworks on the Ohio Presented by Bally's Evansville

Thursday, July 4, 2024
6 PM - Kids' Zone & food trucks open I Approx. 9:15 PM - Fireworks Display
Riverside Drive (Court to Cherry Street)

Evansville’s largest public fireworks celebration, Fireworks on the Ohio Presented by Bally's Evansville, is Thursday, July 4, 2024. Located along Riverside Drive in Downtown Evansville, this event is FREE to attend, thanks to generous sponsors.

Kids' Zone

Riverside & Main 
FREE face painting, yard games, & more fun for the entire family!

FREE Parking
FREE parking is available in the City of Evansville parking garages (3rd & Locust and 500 Sycamore Street) and the Back 40 parking lot behind the Civic Center. Street parking is also available for free parking as posted parking limits are not enforced on holidays.

The fireworks show is 100% underwritten by generous corporate sponsors. Advertise your business in front of 30,000+ attendees. The event is organized by the Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District.

2024 Event Map will be posted here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I bring?
Folding chairs, blankets, small umbrellas, strollers, small personal items & service animals.

What shouldn't I bring?
Personal fireworks, glass containers, illegal substances, pets, skateboards, rollerblades, skates, bicycles, scooters, drones or RC aircrafts, alcohol, coolers, & pets.

How much is admission?
FREE thanks to our sponsors!

What happens if it rains?
The fireworks show may be delayed if there is rain in the forecast, but it will still take place on July 4th.

What Downtown businesses will be open on July 4th?
This information will be updated regularly.

Bally's Evansville - Open 24 Hours

Bargetown Market - Open 10 AM - 4 PM
Insomnia Cookies - Open 11 AM - Midnight
Jimmy Johns - Open 10 AM - 8 PM
Myriad Brewing Company - Open 2-11 PM
Peephole Bar & Grill - Open 4 PM - 3 AM
Tiki on Main - Open 11 AM - 11 PM


All sponsorship opportunities include on-site public announcements during the event and recognition based on sponsored amount.

On-site advertising and vendor/booth space is available for sponsors who commit $2,500 or more.

Sponsors of $1,000 or more will receive a personalized signage with your company name/logo at the event.

Advertising booths

In addition to sponsorship opportunities a $1,000 booth fee is offered for any company that wishes to have a booth along Riverside Drive to advertise their business. This fee offers advertising/promotional benefits of interacting onsite with event attendees.

This event is organized by the Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District and 100% funded by corporate sponsors.

For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact: