4thFest Schedule of Events

Fireworks at New Location, Drive-In Style


With the exception of the fireworks, most events associated with Coralville's 4thFest, a long-time Independence Day tradition, have been cancelled for 2020 as a result of COVID-19.

Note that the fireworks are at a new location this year, in a drive-in format.
  • Park after 9:00 pm at the Coralville Youth Sports Complex or other area lots that are open.
  • Social distancing is required. Stay in your parking space, in or near your car. 
  • To watch by foot/bike at the Youth Sports Complex, watch from the paved trail. Social distancing is required.
  • The fireworks will go off from the northwest baseball/softball field at the Youth Sports Complex. 
  • No tailgating. This includes no blankets/lawn chairs, grills, sparklers, or amplified music.
  • All ball fields and soccer fields at the Youth Sports Complex will be closed. 
  • Restrooms and concessions will not be available.

2020 Schedule of Events

June 28-July 15 Event Info
Multiple times daily Past 4thFest videos Mediacom 118-8
Saturday, July 4 Event Info
8:45 pm Patriotic music
Narrated by Jerry Zinn, the voice
of the Iowa City Community Band
1630 AM KCJJ
9:45 pm Patriotic music continues 1630 AM KCJJ
9:45 pm Drive-in fireworks   Coralville Youth Sports Complex
2480 Dempster Dr.
9:45 pm Fireworks livestream Watch live on Facebook