Fireworks on the Ohio

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Fireworks on the Ohio Presented by Tropicana Evansville
Sunday, July 4, 2021
6 PM - Food trucks and activities begin, Approximately 9: 15 PM - Fireworks Display
Riverside Drive (Court to Cherry Street)

Evansville’s largest public fireworks celebration, Fireworks on the Ohio, is planning a grand return in 2021! Located along Riverside Drive in Downtown Evansville, this event is FREE to attend, thanks to generous corporate sponsors.

The Phantom Regiment to perform at Fireworks on the Ohio
The Champion Drum and Bugle Corps to entertain crowd at 7:30 p.m. on July 4th at the intersection of Main Street and Riverside Drive. Read the full announcement here.

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 (EID).

2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors (as of June 29, 2021):

Presenting Sponsor
Tropicana Evansville
Liberty Sponsor
Ruler Foods

VIP Seating Sponsor
Edward Jones Jim Back

Freedom Sponsors
Baird Wealth Management
Clark Security
Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union
NOMAD Technology Group
Prairie Farms
Southern Indiana Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education

Toyota Boshoku Indiana

In-Kind Sponsors
Mulzer Crushed Stone
American Grease & Septic
Graber Crane Service
Hamlin Equipment Rental
Waste Management

Media Partner
104.1 FM WIKY

Event Map

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, skateboards, rollerblades, skates, bicycles, scooters, drones or RC aircrafts, alcohol, firearms, 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?
COMFORT by the Cross-Eyed Cricket, Hard HIIT Fitness, Myriad Brewing Company, Peephole Bar & Grill, River City Coffee + Goods, Sixth + Zero, Stone City Grill, The Rooftop and Tropicana Evansville.


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 3’ x 2’ banner with your company name/logo along the

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Advertising booths

In addition to sponsorship opportunities a $500 booth fee is offered for any company that wishes to have a booth along Riverside Drive to advertise their business. This fee is not considered a sponsorship, but does offer advertising/promotional benefits of interacting onsite with event attendees.

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For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact:
Adam Trinkel
[email protected]
(812) 492-4536