Nothing gets us in the summer spirit more than celebrating Independence Day in Northwest Indiana with fireworks, food trucks and live music! Get the family together for one of the many events happening this week to celebrate the 4th of July.

East Chicago Independence Day

East Chicago Marina

July 3, 2019, 5-10 p.m.

East Chicago Marina will be hosting an Independence Day Celebration with free admission. There will be live music by Maggie Speaks, food vendors, a firework show and more! View the info online here.

Whiting Party in the Park

Whiting Lakefront Park

July 3, 2019, 7-10 p.m.

Have a blast at Whiting’s Party in the Park to kick of their Independence Day festivities! There will be live music from the Nick Danger Band, a beer garden, lots of great food and a firework show starting at 10 p.m. over Lake Michigan. Then, don’t miss Whiting’s 100th 4th of July Parade starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 4th. Learn more here.

Deep River County Park

Hobart, IN
July 3, 2019, 10 a.m.

Get the family together at Deep River County Park and celebrate America with a flag hunt around the park! Lake County Parks holds summer programs every Wednesday until August 7. If you can’t make it to the Independence Day celebrations, you can check out Deep River County Park here for other events.

Rohrman Park

Schererville, IN
July 3, 2019, 5-10:30 p.m.

Get ready for the largest fireworks and food event the town of Schererville has ever had! Bring the whole family to celebrate with a beer garden, food trucks, crafters, vendors, a balloon artist, a face painter and live music from Dick Diamond & The Dusters at 6 p.m. View the event on facebook.

Centennial Park

Munster, IN
July 3 & July 4, 2019

Munster is celebrating Independence Day with a couple different events. July 3rd, head out to Centennial Park for a firework show, food vendors, beer garden and a live band. Thursday morning at 10 a.m. bring the kiddos to Foliage Lane and Oriole Drive for a Kiddie Parade. Then at 2 p.m. head to Calumet for the main 4th of July Parade, ending at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts. Learn more at

Cedar Lake Summerfest

Cedar Lake Summerfest

Cedar Lake Town Complex
July 3-7, 2019

This festival in Cedar Lake will be jam-packed with Independence Day fun. There will be activities for the entire family like amusement rides, games, a bingo tent, beer garden, boat parade, tons of food vendors and so much more. Make sure to check the website for more details!

Crown Point Fourth of July Celebration

Downtown Crown Point and Lake County Fairgrounds
July 4, 2019, 2 p.m.

Enjoy the Crown Point parade at 2 p.m. and fireworks to follow at dusk. The parade will have a NEW beginning this year and start at Eisenhower Elementary on South Main St. The parade will end at the corner of Goldsborough and Main St. by the tank. The fireworks show will begin at dusk at the Lake County Fairgrounds. Learn more here.

Festival Park

Hobart, IN
July 4, 2019, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Head out to Hobart for all day long Independence Day activities! There will be a Summer Market with all your favorite vendors, a live band and fireworks to end the night. Make sure to check it out online here for more parade and event details.

The Pavilion at Wolf Lake

Hammond, IN
July 4, 2019, 5-9 p.m.

The annual Naturalization Ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. at The Pav. Make sure to bring chairs or blankets so you can sit and enjoy the Bill Porter Orchestra after the ceremony. The night will end with a firework show starting at approximately 9 p.m.

Red, White and Brews - Shoreline Brewery

Red, White & Brews

Shoreline Brewery, Michigan City, IN
July 6, 2019, 2 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Shoreline Brewery is hosting their 14th annual Red, White and Brews event Saturday, July 6! Their patio is officially open and they will have lots of brews, food and live music. This will be family-friendly, so make sure to bring everyone! Tickets for this event can be found at the website here.