Fireworks on the Ohio


Fireworks on the Ohio Presented by Bally's Evansville

Tuesday, July 4, 2023
6 PM - Ruler Foods 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, is Monday, July 4, 2022. Located along Riverside Drive in Downtown Evansville, this event is FREE to attend, thanks to generous corporate sponsors.

Ruler Foods Kids' Zone
Riverside & Main 
FREE face painting, inflatables,  yard games, & more fun for the entire family!
*Please note, the inflatables will close at 8:30 PM.
Ruler Foods Kids' Zone graphic - Copy

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).

2022 Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors (as of June 21, 2022):

Presenting Sponsor
Bally's Evansville

Stars & Stripes Sponsors
Ruler Foods
Visit Evansville

VIP Seating Sponsor

Riverside Capital Management Group Jim Back, CFP ® Financial Advisor

Freedom Sponsors
Baird Wealth Management
Clark Security
Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union
NOMAD Technology Group
Prairie Farms

Patriot Sponsors
Gray Loon
Hahn Kiefer Real Estate Services

PMG Landscaping
Triad Demolition & Dismantling

Booth Sponsor

In-Kind Sponsors

Data Mail
Hamlin Equipment Rental
Mulzer Crushed Stone

Media Sponsor

104.1 WIKY

Other Sponsors

American Grease & Septic
Graber Crane
Waste Management

2022 Event Map
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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: