Fishers Freedom Festival

8591 East 116th Street, PO Box 930
Fishers IN  46038

Phone: (317) 595-3195

Fishers Freedom Festival

Fishers, Indiana. Fishers Freedom Festival is a non-profit organization that not only organizes & hosts the community's annual Independence Day celebration

The Annual Fishers Freedom Festival is always held the last full weekend in June on Saturday and Sunday. With over 50,000 attendees from all over the U.S., this free family event hosts hundreds of art & craft sites, business booths, fireworks, 5K Run/Walk, live music, national UFO Major Disc Dog Tournament, Children & Teen Tents, two Parades, a Street Dance, Food Vendors, Free Games Booths, and so much more.

Located at Roy G. Holland Park (One Park Drive) in Fishers, the 5K Event registration begins the festival on Saturday, June 29 at 6:15 A.M. and wraps up with the Street Dance featuring Whiskey Biscuits 6:30 P.M. – 10 P.M. On Sunday, June 30, the Festival will continue at 8:00 A.M. with the Indy Disc Dog competition registration and the nondenominational church service at 8:30 A.M.

The Main Parade begins at 4 P.M. at the corner of 116th Street & Lantern Road. It will continue west down 116th Street, turn north on Holland Drive, and finish at Holland Park. From immediately west of the Commercial Drive intersection going west through Hague Road, 116th Street will be closed to traffic due at 3 p.m. due to the parade and will reopen as soon as possible. Parade watchers are asked to stay off of the street when the parade is in progress (due to motorized vehicles participating in the parade). The Festival’s grand finale will consist of the "Big Daddy Caddy" band at 6:30 P.M. and the fireworks will begin at dusk.

Even though the event is at no charge, the Festival strongly encourages attendees to bring donations of non-perishable food items, bottled water, trash bags, gallon size Ziploc bags, toilet tissue, paper towels, dental floss, tooth brushes, toothpaste, deodorant, bar soap, hand sanitizer, body wash, shampoo and conditioner, wash clothes, mops, mop buckets, push brooms, cleaning supplies for floors and walls, diapers, baby wipes and baby formula, baby food, disposable diapers, cleaning supplies, school supplies, gently used and new clothing, toys, games, books and/or toiletries for admittance. Multiple drop-off locations will be located throughout Holland Park and will also be collected by Boy Scouts of America Troops walking in the Main Parade on Sunday. All items will go to non-profits in Hamilton County.

The public may park at Holland Park for $2 per vehicle. There will be free parking at the Fishers Train Station in the Town Municipal Complex (11601 Municipal Drive ) and the Alhuda Foundation parking lot and grass area located at Lantern Road and Sunblest Blvd. A free shuttle will run approximately every 15 minutes during festival hours to transport people to Holland Park and back. No parking will be allowed on Sunday on Ellipse Parkway or Holland Drive due to the Children’s Parade, Main Parade and fireworks. Limited parking in designated areas will be allowed in the Town Complex on Sunday due to Main Parade’s line-up.

The mission of the Fishers Freedom Festival is to encourage fellowship through civic partnerships and citizen involvement by creating a safe environment, developing needed community services, promoting family integrity and striving to improve the quality

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Founded: Back in 1989, the founders of the Fishers Parade and Festival decided to have a community gathering to celebrate Independence Day. With the help of volunteers, the event originated as a one-day community picnic, parade, and a few games for the children.

Categories: Community & Government, Non-Profit Organization, Public Services & Government

Hours

Tue: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm



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Past Events

Fishers Freedom Festival

Fishers Freedom Festival
08:00 am - 06/24/2017

At Fishers Freedom Festival

For 28 years, the Fishers Freedom Festival has been bringing family and friends together in Fishers for a weekend to celebrate our country’s independence and showcase...

Children's Parade

Children's Parade
07:30 pm - 06/28/2016

At Fishers Freedom Festival

Kids ages 12 and under are encouraged to show their patriotism by decorating entries in our free Children’s Parade, featuring the City of Fishers Police and Fire...

The Academy @ the Fishers Freedom Festival

The Academy @ the Fishers Freedom Festival
09:00 am - 06/27/2015

At Fishers Freedom Festival

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