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July 4, 2020
9:45 PM - 10:15 PM
Youth Sports Park
2480 Dempster Dr.
Coralville, IA 52241
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Coralville Drive-In Fireworks

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Coralville’s fireworks, an Independence Day tradition, continue for 2020 in a new location that allows for social distancing, ample parking, easy access, and visibility from a wide area.

The fireworks will take place on July 4, 2020, at 9:45 pm at the Coralville Youth Sports Complex, 2480 Dempster Drive.
  • Please observe social distancing guidelines.
  • No tailgating, grills, sparklers, lawn chairs, blankets, or amplified music are allowed. 
  • All ball fields and soccer fields at the Youth Sports Complex will be closed. 
  • Restrooms and concessions will not be available.

Where to see the fireworks
  • Watch by car: park at the Coralville Youth Sports Complex after 9:00 pm, or in other area lots that are open. Stay in or near your car at an appropriate distance from others. Dempster Drive is a “U” with two entrances from 12th Avenue. Enter at the north leg and take the first right into the Youth Sports Complex.
  • Watch by foot or bicycle: use the paved trail at the Youth Sports Complex. Follow social distancing guidelines. Watch for turning traffic and make sure you are visible in the dark.
  • Watch online: Livestream at
The fireworks will go off from the northwest baseball/softball field at the Youth Sports Complex.

Coralville fireworks are discharged by trained pyrotechnicians from the Coralville Fire Department. Hills Bank and Trust is the title sponsor of this event.

Patriotic Music Radio Program
Tune in to KCJJ 1630 AM radio beginning at 8:45 pm, one hour before the fireworks, to hear patriotic tunes selected by Rob Medd, director of the Iowa City/Coralville Community Band, and Coralville city officials. Each tune will be announced by “the voice of the Iowa City/Coralville Community Band,” Jerry Zinn.

Patriotic music will continue at 9:45 pm as the fireworks light up the sky.

More about 4thFest
Events associated with Coralville’s 4thFest 2020 have been cancelled, with the exception of the fireworks and radio program. From June 28 through July 4, rebroadcasts from previous 4thFests in Coralville will air throughout the day on Mediacom channel 118-8, will be available on demand at, and will be shared on the City’s Facebook page.