Fourth of July Fun Guide
July 4, 4 p.m.
Berkley Riverfront Park, Kansas City, Mo.
Exploding with fun, this premier Fourth of July event brings a roundup of family fun offerings such as delicious food, games, fantastic music on two stages and of course amazing fireworks. Free to $5. kcriverfest.com
Star Spangled Spectacular
STAR SPANGLED SPECTACULAR AT CORPORATE WOODS' FOUNDERS PARK
July 4, 4 p.m.
Corporate Woods, Overland Park
A tradition in Overland Park since 1991, this spectacular celebrates our country’s birth with live music performed by the Overland Park Civic Band and The Elders, plus food trucks, a children’s pavilion and a dazzling fireworks feature with simulcast music on 710 AM and 103.7 FM. Free. starspangledspectacular.com
Worlds of Fun BBQ & Boom
wolds of fun's bbq & boom festival
Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, Mo.
Commemorate a special day for the U-S of A with unforgettable memories, smoked BBQ, craft beer from Boulevard Brewing Company, and fireworks. Admission includes parking and meal for 49.99. worldsoffun.com
Leawood Fourth of July Celebration
Leawood city park - 4th of july fireworks display
July 4, 5 p.m.
Leawood City Park, Leawood
Leawood City Park becomes the site of all things red, white and blue this Fourth with an exciting community celebration. Drop by for food vendors, kids activities, musical entertainment by Hot House, and an awe-inspiring fireworks display at 9:45 p.m. Free. leawood.org
July 3rd, 6:00 - 10:30 p.m.
Fountain Bluff Sports Complex, Liberty
Double your patriotic fun with Liberty’s salute to America the great. Spanning two days, the fest features food trucks, a beer garden, family fun activities, pyro-musical fireworks and a live performance by Lost Wax. Free. liberty4thfest.com
Independence Day at the Farmstead
Photo: POTATO SAC RACE COURTESY OF THE DEANNA ROSE FARMSTEAD
July 4, 9 a.m.
Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead
Family fun on the farmstead features games, old-fashioned patriotic crafts, a chalk walk, a bike parade and a pig calling contest. Free to $2. opkansas.org
Osawatomie Lights on the Lake
city of osawatomie kansas - lights on the lake
Osawatomie City Lake, Osawatomie
Bring family, friends and lawn chairs for live entertainment and tune into 87.9FM for a fireworks display all beginning at dusk. osawatomieks.org
Parkville Fourth of July Celebration
MAIN STREET PHOTO COURTESY OF PARKVILLE
June 29th thru July 4, 10 a.m.
English Landing Park, Parkville
Enjoy festivities like a community parade, a carnival, a taste of old-fashioned Americana and a fabulous fireworks finale. Free. parkvillemo.org
Gardner’s July 4th Celebration
city of gardner, kansas - july 4th celebration
July 4, 3 p.m.
Celebration Park, Gardner
Gardner’s bash brings performances by Jerrod Niemann, Runaway June, Big Time Grain Company and Rachel Louise Taylor; food vendors; out of this world bounce houses; zip lining and carnival fun. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Free. gardnerkansas.gov
Lenexa Community Days Parade
CITY OF LENEXA - COMMUNITY DAYS PARADE
July 4, 10 a.m.
Old Town Lenexa
This hometown tradition celebrates the Fourth with a “Lenexa Through out the Decades” theme parade. Free to $30. lenexa.com
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