Where to See Fireworks In and Around Cedar Rapids

Fireworks are quintessential to ring in America’s birthday celebration! You have bought your family red, white and blue outfits, sparklers are ready to light up the evening, the grill is ready to go with a side of watermelon, of course. Now time for the finale!

fireworksHere are some of the fireworks shows in our area.

June 24th

Fairfax USA Days

Where: Linn Street, Fairfax, IA

Time: 9:30 p.m.

July 1st

City of Iowa City Fireworks

Where: 16 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA

Time: 9:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Mayor’s Fireworks

Where: RiverLoop Amphitheater & Expo Plaza, Waterloo, IA

Time: 10:00 p.m. approx., family fun zone 6:00-9:00 p.m.

July 2nd

Cedar Boat Club 75th Anniversary Show

Where: Cedar River, Downstream of Ellis Habor Cedar Rapids, IA

Time: After sunset (approx. 8:30 p.m.)

July 3rd

Marion Fireworks & Fireflies

Where: Klopfenstein Amphitheater at Lowe Park, Marion. IA

Time: Dusk, event starts at 6:00 p.m.

Dubuque Air Show & Fireworks

Where: AY McDonald Park, Dubuque, IA

Time: Air Show at 5:30 p.m., fireworks after dusk

July 4th 

Cedar Rapids Kernels Post-Game Fireworks

Where: Veterans Memorial Stadium, Cedar Rapids, IA

Time: When game ends, game starts at 6:35 p.m.

Celebration of Freedom Fireworks

Where: 3rd Ave and McGrath Amphitheater, Cedar Rapids, IA

Time: Starts at dark, music and celebration starts at 5:30 p.m.

Coralville 4th Fest

Where: S.T. Morrison Park, Coralville, IA

Time: 9:45 p.m.


Where else do you watch fireworks at? Any secret spots? Tell us in the comments.

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