4th of July fireworks, events in Acadiana and Louisiana


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)– Here is a list of 4th of July events happening around Acadiana and Louisiana.

Fireworks on the River– Monday, July 4, 6:30 p.m. – At the Nall Park in Krotz Springs.

This event will include fun jumps, food and live music, there will be a fireworks display with patriotic music.

Erath 4th of July– June 30-July 4 – In Downtown Erath.

There will be a firework display over the Erath Sky at 9 p.m. www.erath4.com

New Iberia 4th of July Parade– Monday, July 4, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. – In Downtown New Iberia. Fourth of July parade followed by Honor Guard ceremony along with harmony of patriotic music.

There will be a Fourth of July parade followed by an Honor Guard ceremony along with patriotic music. www.iberiatravel.com

Eunice 4th of July Fireworks Show– Monday, July 4, 9 p.m. – At the Eunice Recreation Complex. Hosted by the City of Eunice. A 30-minute spectacular display of fireworks.

The event is hosted by the City of Eunice. it will include a 30-minute spectacular display of fireworks.


Lake Charles will again host its annual July 4 Red, White, Blue & You Festival, which includes a street parade and a salute to the U.S. Armed Forces by the Lake Charles Community Band.

Following the concert, stick around for a fireworks extravaganza over Lake Charles.

In Baton Rouge, the historic battleship USS KIDD Is the setting for a one-of-a-kind experience on July 4.

Take a tour of the destroyer and enjoy face painting, inflatables, obstacle courses and concessions at the Freedom Festival.

The downtown evening concludes with a fireworks display over the Mississippi River at 9 pm.

L’Auberge Casino and Hotel Baton Rouge will host a pool party and more fireworks over the Mississippi.

New Orleans welcomes the annual ESSENCE Music Festival, the country’s largest African-American music festival, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

The jam-packed lineups feature bands like Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Usher, Charlie Wilson, Mary J. Blige, Tank, Missy Elliot, Mystikal and so many more.

New Orleans will also hosts Go 4th on the River, a dueling barges fireworks extravaganza on the Riverfront.

In North Louisiana, historic Natchitoches hosts the annual Celebration on the Cane July 4 with live music and a fireworks display over the Cane River.

About an hour north of Natchitoches on I-20, Shreveport-Bossier celebrates the KTBS 3/KPXJ CW 21 Independence Day Festival at Riverview Park.

The fireworks show can be seen from the park or across the river at the Louisiana Boardwalk, which offers shopping, dining and entertainment.

The largest fireworks show in Northeast Louisiana takes place in Monroe at Forsythe Park.

Their Independence Day Celebration traditionally features arts and crafts and food vendors, kid-friendly activities live music and a hot dog-eating contest.

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