We are excited to share that Celebration of Freedom Fireworks will return to downtown Cedar Rapids! BUT!!!! Due to So. Much. Construction, the footprint (including launch site) will be extremely different! Where you sat years past, will probably not be an option this year.

The firework launch site will be downtown Cedar Rapids on the 2nd Ave bridge. Seating will NOT be allowed on the 1st/1st project, within construction zones, on the island, or 1st Ave bridge (no parking and traffic MUST keep moving!)

Green State Credit Union and Terry Durin Company are the gracious sponsors this year for Iowa’s largest fireworks display. Special Effect’s sponsor is IBEW 405 / FUSE. Kid’s Zone sponsor is once again Surgery Center of Cedar Rapids, Atlantic Coca Cola Bottling Company, and Terry Durin Company.

Returning in 2023 will be FREE kid’s activity bags for the first 500 kids (12 and under) on the 3rd Ave bridge and the McGrath Amphitheatre beginning when gates open at 5 PM.

Doors at 5 PM. NO EARLY ENTRY!
(this includes no saving seating earlier in the day. All tarps, tents, or seats set-up inside the venue early will be removed.)
Security will be on site to monitor and bag check once doors open at 5 PM.

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