Light Up the Lake Independence Day Celebration
    Dates: July 3, 2024
    Time: Entertainment 6 PM, Fireworks 8:30 PM
    Price: Free
    Location: Mandeville Lakefront - Stage at Coffee and Carroll Sts.
    Address: Lakeshore Drive between Coffee and Carroll Streets, Mandeville, LA 70448
    Phone: (985) 624-3148

The City of Mandeville will celebrate Independence Day by lighting up Lake Pontchartrain on the Mandeville lakefront at its 10th Annual "Light Up the Lake" celebration, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 (July 4 rain date). The event is free and open to the public. 

The celebration features a patriotic tribute, live music, a kids tent, photo booth, and a brilliant fireworks show to close the night.

At 5 p.m., the 6th Annual Mande Independence Day Parade will proceed down the Lakefront leading to the City of Mandeville’s Light Up the Lake Festival. The procession will feature the 2024 class of prospective members, Mini Mande Dance campers, and patriotic throws. The group will also be serving milkshakes.

Food trucks open at 5 p.m. Onstage entertainment starts at 6 p.m. and fireworks begin at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks, sponsored by On Path FCU and Mortgage Solutions, will be launched from a raised barge for great viewing all along the lakefront.

Guests are invited to picnic in the lakefront park beginning at 10 a.m. No glass bottles or charcoal grills are permitted. The entertainment stage is located in lakefront park between Coffee and Carroll Streets.

For current information, visit, the official City of Mandeville Facebook page, or call 985-624-3148.

Light Up the Lake Independence Day Celebration
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  • Mandeville Lakefront - Stage at Coffee and Carroll Sts.
  • Free