The Beech Grove Promoters Club’s All-American Day in the Park will get underway at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, at Sarah T. Bolton Park, 1300 Churchman Ave. The event will feature children’s games, music, a craft fair, food vendors selling hot dogs, pizza, tenderloins and ice cream and fireworks at dusk. In addition, the Beech Grove Lions Club will serve pork chops, pulled pork sandwiches, corn on the cob and other tasty items. Only properly marked handicap vehicles will be allowed to enter the park. People are asked to leave their animals and fireworks at home.
The state’s largest fireworks display will light up the Downtown skyline during the IPL Freedom Fest, shooting from the top of the Region’s Bank Tower at 10 p.m on the Fourth of July. The show will be synchronized to patriotic and popular music on radio stations 97.1 HANK FM, Soft Rock B105.7 and 93.1 WIBC. Bring a blanket and grab your spot early at the Indiana War Memorial grounds to watch the fireworks. Starting at 6:30 p.m. there will be live entertainment and games for all ages. There will also be fireworks on the Fourth at Victory Field after the Indianapolis Indians game.