city of valparaiso july 4th parade concert and fireworks

July 4th Celebration

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Date(s) - 07/04/2021
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Urschel Field


The day will begin with the 4th of July Blast 5K Run/Walk at 7:30 am and Lit’l Firecracker 2K Run/Walk at 9:10am (with a staggered start) 
July Blast 5-K Run/Walk ($30)

Overall & Age Group Awards – Top Overall Male & Top Overall Female, Top Masters Male & Top Masters Female, Top 3 Male and Female in the following age groups: 14 & under,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and up.

Firecracker 2K Fun Run/Walk ($15)

Perfect for families and younger participants! The FUN run/walk will start and finish at the Starting Line of the 5K and will begin at 9:10AM. This is and non-competitive event that will not be timed. Finisher medals will be given to all participants! The course will close at 10AM.


Join the City of Valparaiso for one of the best entertainment and firework shows in the area. Event kicks off at 6:30 pm with live music and patriotic events, along with a great fireworks show at 9:15 pm.

Hosted by the Valpo Parks and Recreation: (219) 462-5144