News Room

News Release

For Immediate Release
June 24, 2013

IPFW 4th of July Fireworks

Key Info

  • 4th of July fireworks will start at 10:15 p.m.
  • No cost to attend
  • Free parking available on IPFW’s north campus
  • Food vendors will be in Lot 12 on the north campus
  • Photos available

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—One of Fort Wayne’s most exciting traditions is the annual July 4th fireworks display, hosted by Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW).

The 2013 4th of July fireworks display will begin at 10:15 p.m. on the campus of IPFW. Parking Garage 2 will again be the setting off point for fireworks, as in previous years.

New for this year, food vendors will be available in Lot 12 on the north campus, starting at 4 p.m.

All guests attending the fireworks display are strongly encouraged to not bring any personal fireworks on campus.

“We are looking forward to another great year of 4th of July fireworks. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and folding chairs for their comfort as they enjoy the spectacular show in the night sky,” said Lisa Zerkle, special events manager at IPFW.

There is no cost to attend and the fireworks are open to the public, with parking available at no cost on north campus.

For additional information, contact Nicole Wilkins, chief communications officer, 260-481-4174, or Lisa Zerkle, special events manager, 260-481-5493 or