Happy Birthday, USA! What better way to celebrate Independence Day than some wonderful fireworks displays? If the weather cooperates for outdoor fun, the following events are scheduled to take place.

July 3 


2019 Thunderfest Fireworks Celebration

National Corvette Museum Amphitheatre

350 Corvette Dr., Bowling Green, KY 42101

Gates open at 4 pm, and Thunderfest costs $25/carload. Activities include a hot dog eating contest, live music featuring Tyrone Dunn and Kin-Foke, Kids Zone, food vendors, and games. Kids Zone wristbands will be available for $10. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 pm. ThunderFest is produced by the Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green with proceeds going to various children's charities. The NCM Motorsports Park will be donating 10 percent of the proceeds from go-kart racing on July 3 to the Kiwanis Club, as well. 

Happy Birthday USA Fireworks Show

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp

1002 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127

Enjoy music, food, and fireworks; open to the public. Fireworks begin at approximately 9 pm. Parking is limited. Call 270-773-3840 or visit Jellystone's website for more information.

July 4


Bowling Green Hot Rods Post-game Fireworks Spectacular

BG Ballpark, 300 E. 8th Avenue, Bowling Green, KY 42101

Join the Hot Rods as they celebrate Independence Day with the largest fireworks show in South Central Kentucky! Many spots in downtown BG will provide great viewing locations if you can't make it for the game! The game versus the Dayton Dragons starts at 6:35 pm, so fireworks could begin as early as 9:30 pm.

Friends of Barren River Lake 4th of July Fireworks

Barren River Lake State Resort Park

1149 State Park Road, Lucas, KY 42156

This is always an amazing patriotic display of fireworks launched from the beach! $10 per carload! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets and make plans to spend the day.  Plenty of activities to keep kids and adults alike entertained. Fireworks display will begin at 9pm or at complete darkness. Call 270-646-2151 for more information.