Celebrate Independence Day across Whitley County with numerous events planned
(Talk of the Town file photo by Jennifer Zartman Romano)
Fireworks shows will be happening at many locations across Whitley County (and nearby) over the next several days, including the annual show over Loon Lake, shown above in 2014.
By Jennifer Zartman Romano
You may be making your plans now to take in a fireworks show (or two) with the family over the next couple of days. Fortunately, there are several shows to choose from in and near Whitley County this year:
Morsches Park will once again play host to the city's fireworks show on Friday, July 3. The park will open at 5 p.m. with food vendors, bounce houses, the splash pad and more. At 7 p.m., there will be live entertainment by Hannah Schaefer and Sweet Beats, a Beatles tribute band. Fireworks will begin around 10 p.m.
The community of Loon Lake will host their annual Independence Day fireworks show over the water on Saturday, July 4 at dark. The full weekend of celebrations begins with a lighted boat parade on Friday evening. On Saturday, festivities begin with the Loon Lake 5.5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m., the pancake and sausage breakfast on the lake, a Sailboat Race and the annual Kayak Regatta.
Fireworks at Tri Lakes are planned for around 10 p.m. on Friday, July 3.
Outside Whitley County
A variety of celebrations are planned at Big Lake on Saturday, July 4, including a kids fishing derby. A fireworks display is expected to begin over the lake at 10 p.m.
A fireworks show over Webster Lake is planned for Friday, July 3, beginning at dark.
The residents of Roanoke will gather for a fireworks display at dark on Saturday, July 4, in Roanoke Park on Seminary Street.