You Won’t Want To Miss These Incredible Fireworks Shows In Iowa This Year
In both 2015 and 2016, we told you all about the fantastic places to see fireworks in Iowa. Well, this year the great state of Iowa is doing it again with dozens of amazing fireworks shows and community celebrations. If these five amazing fireworks shows aren’t close by, check out the extensive fireworks show listings by county at the end of this article.
Here’s a list of the most popular fireworks shows celebrating the 4th of July holiday in Iowa. Unless otherwise noted, these shows are happening on the 4th of July, 2017.
Please note: Events change without notice, and while we try to keep this list up-to-date, it’s important to check details before heading to an event.
Benton County Fireworks
Vinton: June 24, 2017 at dusk Riverside Park (across from hospital)
Buchanan County Fireworks
Fairbank: June 23 Fairbank Island Days at 10:00pm at Island Park
Independence: Riverwalk Park at 10:00pm
Aurora: Aurora City Park at Dusk
Butler County Fireworks
Shellrock: July 3, 2017 at 10:00pm behind Shell Rock Elementary
Cedar County Fireworks
Tipton: Tipton City Park at dusk
Cerro Gordo County Fireworks
Clear Lake: July 1-4 celebration includes amusement rides, open-air vendor market by the lake, live music, parade down Main Avenue, and fireworks show at dusk over the lake on the 4th
Mason City: July 3 at Mason City High School Football Stadium at 9pm
Cherokee: Spring Lake Park at dusk
Chickasaw County Fireworks
Nashua: June 24 at Veterans Memorial Park 10pm
Clarke County Fireworks
Osceola: Courthouse Lawn 9:45pm
Clayton County Fireworks
Garnavillo: Garnavillo City Park at dusk
Guttenberg: July 1 at Ingleside Park at dusk
Monona: Marmac High School at dusk
Clinton County Fireworks
Grand Mound: Ball Park at dusk
Dallas County Fireworks
West Des Moines: July 2 at Jordan Creek Town Center at dusk
West Des Moines: Over Blue Heron Lake at Raccoon River Park
Delaware County Fireworks
Dyersville: July 3 at Commercial Club Park at dusk
Earlville: At the ballfield at dusk
Des Moines County Fireworks
West Burlington: 4pm parade, live music, and fireworks show at 10pm near the 100 block of Broadway Street
Dubuque County Fireworks
Farley: July 1 at Farley Community Park at dusk
Dyersville: July 3 at Commercial Club Park at dusk
Dubuque: July 3 Over the river at A. Y. McDonald Park at dusk
Floyd County Fireworks
Charles City: July 3 at Court House at 10pm
Franklin County Fireworks
Hampton: July 3 at Beeds Lake State Park at 10pm
Grundy County Fireworks
Reinbeck: Elmwood Park at dusk
Guthrie County Fireworks
Yale: Community Club at dusk
Hamilton County Fireworks
Jewell: July 3 at Little Wall Lake Park at 10pm
Hardin County Fireworks
Iowa Falls: Riverbend Park at dusk
Henry County Fireworks
Mount Pleasant: Parade at 5pm, food, music, and fireworks at McMillan Park at dusk
Humboldt County Fireworks
Humboldt: Parade, festival, and fireworks show at dusk at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds
Iowa County Fireworks
Marengo: July 3 kids activities starting at 2pm with parade at 6pm and fireworks at Marengo City Park at dusk
Jackson County Fireworks
Bellevue: July 2 at Riverview Street at 9:30pm
Jasper County Fireworks
Newton: Kids zone and food vendors from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Agnes Patterson Park with fireworks show at dusk
Johnson County Fireworks
Iowa City: July 2 at Clinton Street and Iowa Avenue at 9:30pm
Coralville: S.T. Morrison Park between 7th and 8th Street at dusk
Lee County Fireworks
Marquette: July 1 at Great River Road over the Mississippi River at dusk
Keokuk: Rand Park at Grand and Orleans Avenue at 9:30pm
Linn County Fireworks
Cedar Rapids: Freedom Festival Celebration includes face painting, balloon artist, food and beverages, music, “Freedom Express” Track-less train, bungee trampolines, Inflatable Zone for all ages, military vehicles and exhibits. Fireworks downtown at dusk.
Central City: June 30 at Linn County Fairgrounds at dusk and July 1 at Linn County Fairgrounds at dusk
Central City: Linn County Fairgrounds at 10pm
Madison County Fireworks
Earlham: Football field at 10pm
Mahaska County Fireworks
Leighton: June 30 at the ball park at 9pm
Marion County Fireworks
Pleasantville: Shadle Park at dusk
Pella: A full day of games, activities, fishing, food stands, parade, city band, and fireworks at dusk near Madison Elementary School.
Marshall County Fireworks
Marshalltown: Central Iowa Fairgrounds at dusk
Mills County Fireworks
Malvern: July 1 downtown Malvern on Main Street at dusk
Monroe County Fireworks
Albia: Albia Reservoir on Highway 5 at 9:30pm
O’Brien County Fireworks
Sheldon: July 3 at Village Northwest Unlimited Grounds at dusk
Page County Fireworks
Shenandoah: Parade, flea market, musical entertainment, and a fireworks display at dusk.
Palo Alto County Fireworks
West Bend: July 1 at North Broadway Avenue at 10pm
Polk County Fireworks
Altoona: July 3 at Prairie Meadows fireworks show after the races
Altoona: Adventureland fireworks display at dusk
Ankeny: July 9 fireworks on final day of Summerfest (July 7-9) over Prairie Ridge Pond.
Clive: July 22 fireworks show at dusk
Des Moines: July 3 at 8:30pm as part of the Yankee Doodle Pops concert featuring the Des Moines Symphony. Fireworks display over downtown Des Moines skyline.
Des Moines at Iowa Cubs Games: July 2 and 3 special holiday fireworks display after games.
Des Moines Good Guys Heartland Nationals: July 1 fireworks show at Iowa State Fairgrounds after 26th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals.
Grimes: Fireworks at dusk.
Indianola: National Balloon Classic Fireworks Display- Details to come!
Urbandale: Fireworks will be shot from Walker Johnston Park.
Waukee: Fireworks show at dusk.
Poweshiek County Fireworks
Montezuma: July 1 at Lake Ponderosa Marina at 9:30pm
Grinnell: Ahrens Park at 9:45pm
Scott County Fireworks
Davenport: July 3 at LeClair Park (watch from Modern Woodmen Park and Skybridge) at 9:30pm
Story County Fireworks
Ames: July 3 fireworks at Reiman Gardens at dusk.
Roland: July 3 south of the water tower at 9:30pm
Slater: July 3 at Earl Grimm Park at 10pm
Tama County Fireworks
Dysart: City Park at dusk
Union County Fireworks
Creston: McKinley Park at dusk
Van Buren County Fireworks
Bonaparte: July 1 at Bonaparte City Park on First Street at dusk
Washington County Fireworks
Wellman: Wellman Community Park at dusk
Webster County Fireworks
Fort Dodge: July 1 at Fort Frenzy at dusk
Woodbury County Fireworks
Sioux City: July 1 at Grandview Park at dusk
Wright County Fireworks
Clarion: July 1 at Lake Cornelia at dusk
Do you have a favorite Iowa fireworks show from years past? Let us know about it in the comments.