Fourth of July Fun Guide



KC Riverfest​

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

July 3-4

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


Liberty Fest

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

July 4

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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