Independence Day Fireworks

posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

In 2024,Cedar Falls, the Cedar Valley, and communities in the area will be celebrating Independence Day for days!

Check out all the celebrations and be sure to take note the day of the week fireworks will take place due to the 4th being on Thursday. 

June 27, 2024

Fireworks Over the Dome
Cedar Falls, Iowa

Cedar Falls and the University of Northern Iowa will host fireworks on the UNI campus at  9:40 pm on Thursday, June 27, 2024. 

July 2, 4, and 6, 2024

Waterloo Bucks Baseball
Waterloo, Iowa

The Waterloo Bucks will present a fireworks extravaganza following their 6:35 pm games on Tuesday, July 2, against the Eau Claire Express; Thursday, July 4 against the Kenosha Kingfish; and Saturday, July 6 against the Duluth Huskies. 

July 3 - 4, 2024

4th of July Celebration
Dysart, Iowa

In Dysart City Park
The community of Dysart will celebrate Independence Day July 3-4! Their celebration includes Dysart Lions Club Tenderloin Supper, Firecracker 5k, activities for the kids, grand parade and fireworks.


July 3 - 4, 2024

Fourth of July Celebration
Reinbeck, Iowa

Festivities kick off Wednesday, July 3 with live music by Bruce Day and Cory Farley at the Fireman's Dance. Thursday, July 4, activities include a 5K run/walk, fishing derby, shopping and food vendors, inflatables, laser tag, Bingo, trap shoot, Grand Parade, and more! In the evening there will be live music by Broken Record at 7:00 pm, fireworks display at 10:00 pm, and a lantern launch after the fireworks.

July 3 - 4, 2024

Independence Day Celebration
Independence, Iowa

The town of Independence knows how to celebrate! On Wednesday, July 3rd the Riverwalk Parks Celebration begins with live music from PlugNickel at 4:00 pm followed by Grand Marshall at 6:00 pm and Spazmatics at 8:30 pm.

On Thursday, July 4, the Annual Independence Day Parade begins at 9:00 am followed by festivities at Riverwalk Parks. Afternoon fun will include a magic show and lots of live music from Big Fun 70's, 42 Romeo and Fool House. At 10:00 pm, enjoy fireworks over the Wapsipinicon River! 

July 4-7, 2024

Shell Rock 4th of July Celebration
Shell Rock, Iowa

July 4-6, daily activities include food vendors & beer tent, live music, craft show, and Kidzone.

Thursday, July 4, includes Parade at 10am and Holly Park Theater Family Movie Night at 9pm.

Friday, July 5, enjoy Fireworks at 10pm.

Saturday, July 6, includes city-wide garage sales 8am-2pm, bags tournament at 10am, and kiddie parade at 4pm.

Sunday, July 7, Sunday in the Park from 10am-2pm.

July 6, 2024

Mayor’s Fireworks
Waterloo, Iowa

Waterloo’s 4th of July celebration on Saturday, July 6, includes two stages, two beer tents and two sets of food vendors and a Family Fun Zone area from 6-9pm. It all culminates with fireworks over the Cedar River at approximately 10:00 pm. And, the event is free.

July 4-6, 2024

Cedar Falls Residents: Consumer Fireworks

Consumer fireworks ARE PERMITTED within the Cedar Falls city limits ONLY on July 4 from 9:00 am-11:00 pm and July 5-6 from 9:00 am-10:00 pm. Learn more here.

Want to find more Things to DoPlaces to Eat & Drink and Places to Stay while you’re in Cedar Falls? Call the Cedar Falls Visitor Center at 319-268-4266 or visit us at 6510 Hudson Road. The visitor center is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

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