2023 4th of July Fireworks Show

Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Time: Dusk 
Location: Middle Park
Rain Date: Saturday, July 8, 2023

We are live streaming this year’s fireworks show on the City’s YouTube Channel - CLICK HERE!

Sky Lanterns
Sky lanterns are prohibited in the City of Bettendorf under the International Fire Code. Sky Lanterns, or sometimes called, Floating Lanterns, Wishing Lanterns, and Celebration Lanterns are airborne paper lanterns with a small candle or fuel cell that when lit, heats the air in the lantern making it rise.

Consumer Fireworks
Consumer fireworks are restricted to July 3 and July 4 from 2:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. each day.

Residents are allowed to shoot off fireworks on their own property or have permission from the property owner. Individuals may not shoot off fireworks on public property, streets, or in city parks. This includes Middle Park during fireworks display.  

Fireworks outside of the approved dates/times will not be allowed and the offender is subject to a fine. The fines are as follows: 1st  offense $250.00, 2nd offense $400.00, and 3rd or more offenses $625.00. Both adults and minors are subject to fines for violating the fireworks ordinance.

If fireworks are being used at a residence and the person responsible for setting off the fireworks does not come forward, the homeowner will be cited for Disorderly House, 5-5A-7 of the City Code, with a fine up to $625.00.

This ordinance will be strictly enforced by the Bettendorf Police Department.

If you have any questions, please contact Police Chief Keith Kimball at kkimball@bettendorf.org or (563) 344-4020.

Fireworks Safety Information: CLICK HERE