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ROAD TRIP: “Glorious 4th” event returns to Conner Prairie this 4th of July

“Glorious 4th” event returns to Conner Prairie this 4th of July.

Join Connor Prarie in a celebration of the United States’ birthday, with fun, food, and fanfare.


Sing patriotic songs with Lady Liberty and George Washington, add your signature to the Declaration of Independence, and partake in cherry pit spitting and hot dog eating contests! In Prairietown, celebrate the Glorious 4th with the citizens! Help to decorate with bunting, test your knowledge with a history quiz at the Schoolhouse, enjoy a patriotic presentation in the Prairietown Grove, and muster with the local White River Guard militia. At the end of the day, gather at the Golden Eagle to join in lemonade and toasts to the Republic’s birthday!


Hot Dog Eating Contest

Overlook Lawn, 12:30-1 p.m.

Age Categories: 12 and younger, 13-18, and 19+


Cherry Pit Spitting Contest

Overlook Lawn, 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Age Categories: 6 and younger, 7-12, 13-18, and 19+


Sing Along with Lady Liberty

Lilly Theater in Welcome Center, 10:30, 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:15 p.m.


Prairietown Patriotic Program

Grove behind Schoolhouse, 2 p.m.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 4th. 

Conner Prairie is located at 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers Indiana.

Curious what the event is like? Photos from last year’s Glorious 4th programming can be found here:

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