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Siouxland Fourth of July Fireworks & Fun

Fourth of July falls on a Sunday in 2021 and there is lots of patriotic fun happening. Here's where you can catch fireworks and celebrate the USA this year: 

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Fourth of July Celebrations in Sioux City

  • Sioux City Mardi Gras Parade
    • Parade starts at 6pm on Thurs 7/1, leaving from the Tyson Events Center then heading to Pierce and then 3rd Street 
    • Full details available from the Tyson Events Center
    • FREE to attend
  • Saturday in the Park Music Festival
    • Will be held 7/2 and 7/3, with fireworks after the concert on 7/3, about 10pm (but can vary; it's usually close to 10pm but I have been at SITP years when the fireworks were much later, even close to midnight) 
    • FREE
  • Sioux City Municipal Band Concert
    • The Sioux City Municipal Band will perform patriotic music at the Grandview Park Bandshell at 7:30pm on 7/4, 
    • FREE
  • Sioux City Explorers Baseball
    • Fireworks after the games on 7/3 & 7/4


More Fourth of July Celebrations in Siouxland

  • Fireworks Show from Siouxland Freedom Park in South Sioux City, NE
  • Patriotic Music by the Browns at the Browns Century Theater in LeMars, IA
    • This musical family is known primarily for their gospel and contemporary Christian tunes, but every summer they turn their musical talents to patriotic tunes
    • Tickets available for just the concert, or for dinner before the show!
    • Tickets are available for performances on 6/25, 6/26, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2, & 7/3
    • For more information or to buy tickets, visit the Browns Century Theater
  • Fireworks in Winnebago, NE 
    • 10pm at Land of Wellness will be free and open to the public
    • Community meal at 6pm 
    • More details available in their Facebook event post
  • Boat show and fireworks hosted by the McCook Lake Association in McCook Lake, SD 
  • Fireworks in Correctionville, IA 
  • Bronson, IA Fourth of July celebration
    • Lots of fun planned on the second through fourth:
    • Bags tournament on 7/2
    • Mud volleyball, softball, water fights, and more on 7/3
    • Parade starts at 10am on 7/4 and fireworks that evening at dusk!
    • Full details here.
  • Fourth of July in Onawa, IA
    • Fireworks at Lewis and Clark State Park at 10pm by the Onawa Fire Department
  • Mapleton, IA  Fourth of July celebration
    • All events scheduled for7/3
    • Parade at 2:30pm, car show noon to 4pm, pedal pull at 1pm, and much more
    • Fireworks from the HS athletic complex at 10pm! 
    • Find more info about 4th of July in Mapleton here.
  • Fireworks at Plymouth County Fairgrounds in Le Mars, IA
    • Community fireworks will start at 10pm on 7/4
    • More information about fireworks in Le Mars available here.
  • Fireworks in Sioux Center, IA
    • The Sioux Center fireworks will be at Mouw Motor and Ver Hoef Automotive on Monday, July 5th at 10pm
    • KSOU 93.9 will be broadcasting patriotic music during the show
  • Vermillion, SD fireworks 
    • Fireworks will be launched at the Bluffs Golf Course golf course off Main Street at dark on 7/4, about 10pm
  • Fireworks over the Missouri River in Yankton, SD
    • Watch the Yankton fireworks on 7/4 at Riverside Park at 10pm
    • The fireworks will be shot off the Meridian Bridge
    • Starting at 6pm, there will also be a car show, live music, food trucks, craft beer, and more!!


Fourth of July Celebrations in Sioux Falls

  • Independence Day Celebrations at Falls Park
    • Fun run begins at 8am at Falls Park
    • Parade on Phillips begins at 10am
    • Community lunch at Falls Park for the first 3,000 attendees
    • More information here
  • Fireworks at the W. H. Lyons Fairgrounds
    • The Sioux Falls Fireworks are presented by Fox 7, Sunny 99.3 (who will be broadcasting patriotic music!), and Grand Falls Casino.
    • Gates open at 7pm, and there will be food trucks, a kids zone, and more!
    • Musical performance from the Sioux Falls Municipal Band beginning at 8pm
    • POET ethanol-powered flyover will begin at 9pm
    • Fireworks start at 10pm
    • For more information, visit the Sioux Falls Fireworks website.

I'll update this post as I hear of new events and details. If you know of an event I should include, please let me know! Happy Fourth of July!

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