Fourth of July in Greater Lafayette

The 4th of July Greater Lafayette, IN looks a little different this year. Due to the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19, regularly scheduled firework shows and festivals have been cancelled. Fortunately, there are some spots in Indiana still celebrating within the social distancing guidelines and coinciding with the Back on Track Indiana Plan. Here are some ways to celebrate 4th of July this year!

Greater Lafayette, IN 4th of July

Locally, Waynetown Freedom Festival is a go! Here are some details listed on their Facebook Page:

“Come to Waynetown and celebrate America and the freedoms we have. Help us honor veterans and present day military.
Food, vendors, live music, fireworks at dusk!
Food:
*Robin’s Homestyle Catering will be serving breakfast and their famous chicken and noodles the rest of the day. Look for them in their new food trailer.
*Under the Rusk Shelter the festival committee will be serving hamburgers, pork burgers, hotdogs and other goodies.
*The Gigglin’ Pig will be serving their grilled pork items.
*Street Penguin Gelato will be making their debut with a large variety of flavors.
*Dippin Dots will be serving their frozen treats.
*Kona Ice will be making their debut. They sell frozen drinks and offer a bunch of flavors.
*Popcorn will be sold by our Boy Scouts.Freedom Festival Stage Line-up:
Live DJ 11 am
5 pm. Eric Barr and the Jammers
7 pm Special Honor Ceremony
7:45 pm Dapper Dan Band
9:50 Veterans Salute, Presentation of Colors, Taps, National Anthem
10 pm. Fireworks!”

For other 4th of July celebrations around the entire state of Indiana, look at VisitIndiana.com. They have a calendar with some events listed as still on for the 4th!

Fourth of July Safety

Due to the social distancing guidelines and recent cancellations of normal 4th of July events, many may appropriately decide to celebrate on their personal property. We wish you all an amazing, but SAFE time together setting off fireworks. Here are a few tips and reminders from the CPSC for firework safety.

  • “Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks.
  • Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged in brown paper because this is often a sign that the fireworks were made for professional displays and that they could pose a danger to consumers.
  • Always have an adult supervise fireworks activities. Parents don’t realize that young children suffer injuries from sparklers. Sparklers burn at temperatures of about 2,000 degrees – hot enough to melt some metals.
  • Never place any part of your body directly over a fireworks device when lighting the fuse. Back up to a safe distance immediately after lighting fireworks.
  • Never try to re-light or pick up fireworks that have not ignited fully.
  • Never point or throw fireworks at another person.
  • Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire or other mishap.
  • Light fireworks one at a time, then move back quickly.
  • Never carry fireworks in a pocket or shoot them off in metal or glass containers.
  • After fireworks complete their burning, douse the spent device with plenty of water from a bucket or hose before discarding it to prevent a trash fire.
  • Make sure fireworks are legal in your area before buying or using them.”

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