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Several State Parks Offering Holiday Fireworks

The public is invited to fireworks shows at three Indiana state parks and Patoka Lake to celebrate Independence Day.

Indiana Dunes State Park will have fireworks at dusk on July 1, with a rain date of July 9.

Versailles State Park will offer fireworks at 10 p.m. on July 3.

Pokagon State Park is offering fireworks at dusk on July 4. The show is sponsored by the Lake James Association. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and come early for a good seat on the Potawatomi Inn front lawn.

Patoka Lake’s Thunder over Patoka will start at 9 p.m. on July 4 at the beach in Newton-Stewart State Recreation Area.

Versailles is offering free admission from 7 to 10 p.m. on July 3. Otherwise, standard admission fees apply at all properties having fireworks. Standard admission at Pokagon and Patoka is $7 per in-state vehicle or $9 per out-of-state vehicle. At Indiana Dunes, admission for in-state vehicles is the same but the fee for out-of-state vehicles is $12.

Personal fireworks are prohibited on DNR properties.