Several area cities are celebrating America's 241st birthday with fireworks displays and other activities this summer. Here is the list of 2017 community events, including information links.

Black Hawk County:

CITY OF WATERLOO – Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10 p.m.
Site: RiverLoop Amphitheatre – Downtown
Details: Main Street Waterloo presents "The Mayor's Independence Day Festival" featuring music, food and fireworks on the bank of the Cedar River. Musical entertainment includes Bob Dorr and the Iowa Blues All-Stars (6 p.m.), Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony (7:30 p.m.) and Kevin Burt (9 p.m.).
For More Information: CLICK HERE.

WATERLOO – Friday, June 30, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Site: Riverfront Stadium – 850 Park Road
Details: Fireworks follow Waterloo Bucks vs. Rochester Honkers baseball game, which begins at 6:35 p.m. Gates open at 5:35 p.m.
For Ticket Information: CLICK HERE.

WATERLOO – Saturday, July 1, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Site: Riverfront Stadium – 850 Park Road
Details: Fireworks follow Waterloo Bucks vs. Eau Claire Express baseball game, which begins at 6:35 p.m. Gates open at 5:35 p.m.
For Ticket Information: CLICK HERE.

WATERLOO – Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 9:45 p.m.
Site: KOA Bamboo Ridge Campground – 4550 Hess Road
Details: The fireworks display is part of the Family Olympics weekend, June 30-July 3. The weekend is filled with Olympic games for everyone to enjoy.
For More Information: CLICK HERE.

WATERLOO – Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Site: Riverfront Stadium – 850 Park Road
Details: Fireworks follow Waterloo Bucks vs. La Crosse Loggers baseball game, which begins at 6:35 p.m. Gates open at 5:35 p.m.
For Ticket Information: CLICK HERE.

WATERLOO – Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 10 p.m.
Site: Sunnyside Country Club – 1600 Olympic Drive
Details: Annual display for members of the private club.


Bremer County:

Fredericka - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Site: East Side of Town
Details: Fireworks are part of "Fredericka's Fourth Fest", which runs June 30-July 4. The five-day festival also includes garage sales, softball tournaments, parade, fireman's dance, and hypnotist.
For Schedule of "Fredericka Fourth Fest" Activities: CLICK HERE.


Buchanan County:

AURORA - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Site: City Park - Main St. & Union St. (County Road W45), South Side of Town
Details: Organizers promote the event as an "Old Fashion 4th of July".
For More Information: CLICK HERE.

INDEPENDENCE – Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 10 - 10:30 p.m.
Site: Near Downtown, Over The Wapsipinicon River
Details: Bring a chair or blanket to Riverwalk Park to experience what organizers promote as one of the best fireworks shows in northeast Iowa! The event features concessions and musical entertainment both before and after the fireworks. Veteran’s Park on the west side of the river and south of Riverwalk Park also offers exceptional viewing.
For Schedule of Festival Activities: CLICK HERE.


Butler County:

SHELL ROCK - Monday, July 3, 2017 at 10 p.m.
Site: Behind Shell Rock Elementary School - 214 N. Cherry St.
Details: The city-wide celebration runs July 1-4, 2017, and also features carnival rides, a 5K run, a 4th of July parade, kiddie parade, live music, laser tag, and garage sales at a variety of sites.
For Schedule of Activities: CLICK HERE.


Clayton County:

GARNAVILLO - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Site: Garnavillo City Park - U.S. Highway 52 (N. Main Street)
Details: The celebration has several other events, including an ice cream social and teddy bear parade on Monday, July 3, 2017, and a 5K walk/run, live music, parade, demonstrations, food, games and contests on Tuesday, July 4 before the fireworks.
For Schedule of Activities: CLICK HERE.

GUTTENBERG - Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Dusk.
Site: Guttenberg Riverfront, Over The Mississippi River
Details: The "Stars & Stripes Celebration" at Ingleside Park (200 block of N. River Park Dr.) includes a 5K walk/run; food vendors and beverage garden; music, games, and parade. This year's theme: "Celebrating Summer".
For Schedule of Activities: CLICK HERE.

MARQUETTE - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Site: Mattson Park - Lower Harbor (Marquette Riverfront, Over The Mississippi River)
Details: Celebrate the 4th of July alongside the Mississippi River in a classic, small-town celebration full of pride and joy. The celebration also includes a parade, live music, beer tent, food and a flea market.
For More Information: CLICK HERE.


Delaware County:

DYERSVILLE - Monday, July 3 2017 at Dusk
Site: Commercial Club Park - 2nd Ave. SE
Details: Carnival rides, a square dance and music are all part of the celebration.
For More Information: CLICK HERE.

EARLVILLE - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Site: Little League Diamond - Prospect St. & W. South Side Road.
Details: The celebration begins with the vehicle/motorcycle cruise on July 2nd. Activities will be held all day on July 4th, starting with a 5K fun run/walk at 9 a.m. Other events include a bean bag tournament, pie tasting/cake decorating contest, car/motorcycle show, parade, other various activities and food.
For Schedule of Activities: CLICK HERE.


Fayette County:

WEST UNION - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 9:15 p.m
Site: West Union Recreation Center - North Pine St.
Details: Celebrate the 4th of July with a variety of activities that are fun for the entire family, beginning at 11 a.m.
For Schedule of Activities: CLICK HERE.


Floyd County:

CHARLES CITY – Monday, July 4, 2017 at 10 p.m.
Site: Downtown, Over The Cedar River
Details: The 4th of July Celebration runs July 3-4, 2017, and also features a variety of activities for both children and adults at many different sites. Among the planned events are a parade; music and entertainment; 5K/mile runs; and kids parade.
For Schedule of Festival Activities: CLICK HERE.


Grundy County:

REINBECK - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 10 p.m.
Site: Elmwood Park - Iowa Highway 175 & South Hawkeye Road (V. Ave.), West End of Town
Details: The city's 4th of July festival runs July 1-4, 2017, and includes a variety of events at different locations, including a Dollars For Scholars 5K/Triathlon/Duathlon Saturday morning, a fireman's dance Monday night, and a grand parade Tuesday afternoon. There will also be a group sky lantern launch after fireworks. 
For Schedule of Festival Activities: CLICK HERE.


Tama County:

DYSART - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Dusk 
Site: City Park - 602 Sherman St.
Details: The city's celebration is July 2-4, 2017, and includes a dance, 5K Run/Walk, parade, egg toss, free throw contest, and a talent show.
**Fireworks Rain Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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For Schedule of Festival Activities: CLICK HERE.

GARWIN - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Site: Green Mountain-Garwin High School Football Field - 4th St.
Details: A number of events will be held in Garwin City Park during the weekend, primarily on Saturday, July 1, The celebration concludes with the fireworks display on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017.
For Schedule of Activities: CLICK HERE.


Winneshiek County:

KENDALLVILLE/CRESCO – Monday, July 3, 2017 at 10 p.m.
Site: Harvest Farm Campground Resort - 3690 318th Ave., Rural Cresco
For More Information: CLICK HERE.

SPILLVILLE - Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:30 p.m.
Site: Riverside Park and Inwood Ballroom - 116 Bridge St. (Iowa Highway 325)
Details: Organizers promote this fireworks display as the largest in Northeast Iowa. Several other events are planned for the day, including music and games. Admission to the park is $3 per person, $5 per vehicle.
For Schedule of Activities: CLICK HERE.