Looking for something to do in Indianapolis, Indiana on Independence Day? Here’s a few of my favorites.
Enjoy patriotic music under the stars. The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform a Star-Spangled Symphony at Marsh Symphony on the Prairie on July 1-4. Concerts begin at 8pm and gates open at 4:30pm. Advance tickets are $27 adults; $11 children 2-12. At the gate tickets are $30 for adults and $13 for children. Guests can bring their own food and beverages. Parking is free onsite. For more information visit the Symphony’s website or call 317-639-4300 or 800-366-8457. The concerts are at the amphitheater at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park (13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers).
Also at Conner Prairie, experience how the 4th of July was celebrated in the 1800s. Attend Glorious Fourth and enjoy an old-time baseball game, a cannon firing demonstration, games and more. It’s Saturday, July 2 from 10am-5pm, Sunday, July 3 from 11am-5pm and Monday, July 4 from 10am-5pm. Admission is $14 adults, $13 seniors 65 +, $9 youth (2-12); free for under 2. Parking is free. For more details visit their website or call 317-776-6006.
Head downtown to enjoy a concert on the canal. The Indianapolis Municipal Band will perform patriotic tunes at the Indiana History Center’s Concerts on the Canal Series. Tables for 8 are available for $45 ($40 members), tables for 4 are $35 ($30 members), single seats are $10 ($9 members). Food is available for purchase, but guests may bring their own food and nonalcoholic beverages. All alcohol must be purchased on site. Parking at the Indiana History Center is limited, but there is street parking near the center. The History Center is located at 450 West Ohio Street.
The Indianapolis Indians take on the Toledo Mud Hens on July 4 at Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis. The first pitch is at 6:05pm and a fireworks display will follow the game. Also the first 14,500 fans will receive a Rally Towel and all fans will receive an American flag. Tickets range from $10-15. Parking is available at the Government Center Garage on the northeast corner of West and Maryland Streets for $5 and at several other downtown lots. For more information on downtown parking, check out this database. For ticket information visit the Indians website. Victory Field is located at 501 West Maryland Street.
Have a safe and happy 4th of July celebration.
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