Louisville, KY, knows how to throw an amazing Independence Day celebration that you won’t want to miss.

Come to the Waterfront Independence Festival for an unforgettable night with family and friends. The party is on July 3 and 4 at Festival Plaza. It lasts from 5 p.m. to approximately 11 p.m. both nights.


This July 4 celebration has a plethora of family-friendly activities, including the following:

Bands: Each night several bands will play. Justin Moore headlines on July 3, and Kool & the Gang headline on July 4.

Food and Drinks: A fair isn’t complete without an assortment of tempting foods and beverages. Head over to the Coors beer garden and the festival food market for some delicious treats.

Kids’ Area: This area features all sorts of free activities for kids. From bubbles and science experiments to several bouncy inflatables, your children will be entertained for hours.

Fireworks: The fireworks show is the perfect way to cap off an unforgettable day. At 10 p.m. they begin shooting the fireworks over the scenic Ohio River; get there early so you can stake out the best spots.

Camping in Louisville

To top off your Independence weekend, make a reservation at the local KOA. Just ten minutes across the river, this beautiful campground will give you a great chance to continue your celebration under the stars. The campsites have full hookups, cable, and free Wi-Fi. The Lewis and Clark Heritage Trail is close by, so make sure to bring your bike.

If you’re looking for a convenient and affordable place to get a camper rental for July 4, Greenwood RV Rentals & Sales is the answer. We have several Class A and Class C RV rentals that make the perfect home base for your long weekend. Make a reservation online or contact us at 317-413-0817. We look forward to serving you!