So this is a crazy list of places to see fireworks over the 4th of July Weekend. Obviously if we missed your town, we apologize, hopefully we got em all!
Albia: July 4 at 9:30 p.m. at Albia Reservoir on Highway 5.
Altoona -- Adventureland: Fireworks for in park guests at about 9:40 p.m. on July 4th.
Altoona -- Prairie Meadows: Fireworks follow live racing on July 3 at dusk.
Ames: July 3 at dusk. Fireworks will be launched near the Iowa State Center. Get updates by following the @Ames Fireworks Facebook page.
Ankeny: Summerfest this year is July 9-12 near Prairie Ridge Middle School at 1010 Prairie Ridge Dr. Learn more at http://www.ankenysummerfest.org
Belmond: Fireworks at 10 p.m. on July 4 at the Belmond Klemme athletic complex. Fully choreographed show.
Boone: July 4 at Boone Speedway at Highway 30 and South Story Street.
Bussey: Fireworks on July 4 at 10pm. Best viewed from the North Park.
Carlisle: July 3-4 , 4th of July Celebration at North Park. July 4th -- Parade 9:30 a.m., Noon-10 p.m. North Park: Activities, Events, Food and Games, 10pm Fireworks
Cincinnati: Fireworks show on Friday, July 3, at dusk in the city park.
Clearfield: Fireworks are at 10 p.m. July 4th put on by the Clearfield Lions Club.
Clear Lake: Parade at 10am, Arts and Craft Fair 11am-9pm, Evans United Shows Carnival opens at 12pm, BINGO tent opens at 12pm, Denny's School of Dance, 1:30-3:30pm, Clear Lake Municipal Band 8:30-10pm, fireworks over Clear Lake 10pm.
Clive: Fireworks on July 18 during this year's Clive Festival 40th Anniversary celebration.
Colo: Fireworks July 4 at dark at Twin Anchors Golf Course.
Creston: 65th Annual 4th of July Celebration is June 26-July 4. Parade at 10 a.m. on July 4. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. on McKinley Lake.
Des Moines: Yankee Doodle Pops 22nd annual concert. Thursday, July 2 at 8:30 p.m. on the West Terrace of the Iowa State Capitol. Turner Center Jazz Orchestra begins at 6:30 p.m. The evening culminates with the Des Moines Symphony's premier fireworks display.
Des Moines -- Iowa Cubs: The Iowa Cubs will celebrate Independence Day with two spectacular fireworks shows on July 2 and July 3. The shows will begin immediately following both 7:08 p.m. contests as the I-Cubs host the Round Rock Express. Great seats are still available for both dates. Fans may get tickets by stopping by the box office at Principal Park, calling the Iowa Cubs at 515-243-6111 or visiting www.iowacubs.com
Des Moines -- Good Guys Heartland Nationals -- Fireworks on July 4 at Iowa State Fairgrounds about 9:30 p.m.
Earlham: July 4 at the football field. As you enter town going south from I-80 football field is just to the west.
Eddyville -- Eddyville Raceway Park will have fireworks after the pro cars run on July 4. Also, legendary drag racer Shirley Muldowney will sign autographs.
Exira Fireworks on July 4 at 9:45 p.m. at the Spartan football field: https://www.facebook.com/ExiraCommunityClub/photos/gm.727066847419187/1144674802225406/?type=1&theater
Fontanelle: July 4 -- INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION with games and vendors, Adair County Historical Society Heritage Tractor Ride, a traditional parade, and fireworks. Greenfield hosts the celebration every three years in rotation with Massena 2014, Fontanelle 2015, Greenfield 2016.
Grimes: July 4 at 10 p.m. shot from the south side of the Grimes Sports Complex on S. James Street.
Independence: Annual 4th of July fireworks at 10 p.m. on July 4. http://www.celebrateindee.com/july4th
Knoxville: Fireworks will be shot off on the north end of the airport on July 4 at dusk. Viewing areas include the Recreation Center, Knoxville High School, and many businesses located on the south side of town. Parking will NOT be allowed on Highway 14 and Highway 5/93.
Leighton: July 3. Leighton Lions serving free will donation dinner from 5-7 at the Leighton Christian Reformed Church. Parade starting at 7:30 on Otley St. There will be games and entertainment with displays and interactive demonstrations all evening. Fireworks at 10 on the Leighton Ball Diamond. Come celebrate 150 years of the City of Leighton.
Marshalltown: July 4 celebration 3-9:30 p.m. then fireworks shoot off, "Standing Hampton" performing.
Melbourne: July 4th at dusk near the Melbourne Ball Diamonds.
Nevada: July 4 at 10 a.m. - 4th of July parade, 9 p.m. fireworks at SCORE fields.
Norwalk: Fireworks on July 4 at 9:30 p.m. at McAninch Soccer Fields Parade on July 4 starts at 10 a.m. at Norwalk High School. Activities at Norwalk City Park. On July 3 "Party Before the Works" with Abby Normal, beer tent, dance party.
Osceola: July 3 fireworks at 9:45 p.m. 4th of July Celebration runs July 2-5.
Oskaloosa: July 4 fireworks display at 10 p.m. at Southern Iowa Fairgrounds. Event starts at 1pm with live music, beer garden and food.
Ottumwa: July 4 after dark (9:30?) in the Ottumwa Park. It will be twice the size because of a $9,000 donation by local businesses.
Pella: July 4, Fireworks East of Madison School at 9:45 p.m. or Dusk. Celebrate the Fourth of July with food, music, activities, parade and fireworks. Festivities all day starting at 9:30 a.m. with free fishing at Caldwell Park.
Perry: Fireworks on July 4 about 10 pm in Pattee Park. Parade at 10 a.m. followed by arts, crafts, food vendors and family activities in Pattee Park. Enjoy water fights, bingo, miniature golf, kid's games and live entertainment at the Pattee Park band shell, followed by fireworks. Learn more
Pleasantville: Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Cora Shadle Park. All day activities begin with breakfast from 7-10 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge and The Flag Raising Ceremony at Memorial Hall at 8 a.m. Other all day activities include a pet show, parade, music, lunch and games.
Roland: Fireworks display will be July 3 at dusk, put on by the RADC.
Slater: 4th of July celebration will be held on the 3rd and 4th! Fireworks are at 10 pm on the 3rd, parade is at 10 a.m. on the 4th. Go to http://slateriowa.org/4th-poster.php for more details on events and activities including mud volleyball, horseshoes, stage shows, beer tent, teen dance, inflatables, mobile arcade, raffle, and more!
Urbandale: Fireworks July 4 at 10 p.m. at Walker Johnston Park. Celebration events run July 2-4 with Midway and Carnival at Lions Park. July 4 parade starts 10 a.m. at old City Hall north on 70th, west on Aurora to 82nd.
Waukee: Fireworks on July 4 at dusk at Centennial Park. Activities start at 2 p.m. with a parade through the Historic Downtown that ends at Centennial Park where there will be inflatables, the Game on Game Trailer, live music from the band "Toaster," food vendors and a great fireworks show after dusk.
West Des Moines -- Raccoon River Park: Fireworks on July 4 at 9:45 p.m.
Williams: Fireworks on July 4 at dusk at the ball diamond on the east end of town.
Windsor Heights: Fireworks on July 4 at 10 p.m. at Colby Park. Celebration starts at 1 p.m. with annual parade. At Colby Park find face-painting, inflatables, indoor bingo, live music and much more. Food vendors and a beverage garden from 2:30-9:30 p.m. Abby Normal will kick off an evening of live music with some great 80's cover band hits beginning at 6-8 p.m. Faculty Lounge will take the stage and entertain the crowd with an assortment of Jazz, Funk, Soul and R & B.
Yale: Fireworks July 4 by Farmers State Bank and City of Yale at 9:45 p.m. at the ball field.