These are some events scheduled in northeast Indiana for the Fourth of July. Because of the extreme weather conditions, drought and burn bans throughout northeast Indiana, fireworks shows could be canceled. Readers are advised to call ahead.
Decatur: At 6 p.m. Wednesday. there will be music playing until 8:15 p.m. when a welcoming ceremony will begin behind Riverside Center. Fireworks will follow at dark.
Fireworks on Wednesday at IPFW. Parking is free throughout most of the campus, but it costs $5 to park at Parking Garage 1. Show starts at dusk.
The Fort Wayne TinCaps game begins at 7:05 p.m. at Parkview Field with fireworks to follow. A ticket is required for the game.
Leo-Cedarville: Food, kids rides, hot air balloon, climbing wall and music starts at 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Gardens Park at Schwartz and Leo-Grabill roads. Fireworks at dusk.
Auburn: Usually sponsored by Auburn Kiwanis Club, but were canceled because of the drought.
Garrett: Garrett Heritage Days on Wednesday at Eastside Park. Fireworks canceled.
Huntington: Fireworks on Wednesday at dusk at Huntington North High School.
Roanoke: Fireworks at dusk Wednesday at Roanoke Park on Seminary Street.
Syracuse: Fireworks on Wednesday at dusk at Syracuse Lake.
Warsaw/Winona Lake: Fireworks show on lake begins at dusk Saturday.
Kendallville: Fireworks scheduled for Wednesday at Bixler Lake have been postponed to a later date to be determined.
Rome City: Fireworks scheduled for July 7 have been postponed until Sept. 1 with a rain date of Sept. 2
Angola: Parade begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Fireworks are at dusk in Commons Park.
Lake James: Annual fireworks show is at 10 p.m. July 7 from the lake’s lower basin. View the fireworks from Pokagon State Park for a $5 park entry fee per vehicle. Angola Boy Scouts Troop 125 will sell refreshments.
Bluffton: Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. Wednesday. Possible places to watch include the top row of the grandstand at Fred F. Park Field at the middle school or from blankets and lawn chairs on the football practice field just east of the grandstand area. Parking along Harrison, Spring, Stogdill and Wayne streets in the area is prohibited. Concert by the Junkyard Band starts at about 8 p.m.
Columbia City: Fireworks have been postponed until a date to be determined.