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Best Fireworks Displays

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Fourth of the July is only a few days away and we want you to know where the best places are to watch fireworks and have some good ole’ American Fun!

Below is a list of nearly 30 events divided by state, then city or, in some case, venue.  Get out and have some fun with your friends and family this 4th of July!

You’ll find each event listed with its day, location and time. If you want more information, the name of the event is hyperlinked to its website for your convenience.

1. Blue Springs: Red, White & Blue Springs Celebration – July 4, Blue Springs High School (Peve Stadium, 2000 NW Ashton Dr., Blue Springs, MO), 6:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:40 p.m.

2. Gladstone: Independence Day Celebration – July 4, Oak Grove Park (76th and North Troost), 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:50 p.m.

3. Kansas City, Mo.: KC Riverfest – July 4, Berkeley Riverfront Park (Grand Boulevard, KCMO), 4-10 p.m.

4. Kansas City Zoo: Red, White & Zoo –  July 1-4, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

5. Kearney: Annual July 3rd Kearney Fireworks Celebration – July 3, Kearney Amphitheater (3001 MO-33, Kearney, MO), 7:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

6. Lee’s Summit: Legacy Blast – July 3, Legacy Park (901 NE Bluestem, Lee’s Summit, MO), 5:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:40 p.m.

7. Liberty: Liberty 4th Fest – July 3, Fountain Bluff Sports Complex (2200 E Old M-210 Hwy, Liberty, MO), 5:30 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.

8. Parkville: 4th of July Celebration – July 4, Main Street in Parkville, 10 a.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

9. Platte City: Fireworks Display – July 4, Platte Ridge Park (17130 371 HWY, Platte City, MO), 9 p.m.

10. Pleasant Hill: Fourth of July Fireworks – July 4, Skyline Field (near 1300 Myrtle), 9 p.m.

11. Powell Gardens: Booms & Blooms – July 1, 2 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.

12. Raymore: Spirit of America Celebration – July 1, Recreation Park (1011 S. Madison, Raymore, MO), 4-9:30 p.m.

13. Smithville: Fireworks on the Dam – July 4, north end of Smithville Lake Dam, at dusk

 

Kansas: 

14. Bonner Springs: Annual Bonner Blast – June 29, Kelly Murphy Park (129 Elm St, Bonner Springs, KS), 8 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

15. Edgerton: Community Picnic and Fireworks – July 3, Martin Creek Park (20200 Sunflower Rd, Edgerton, KS), 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

16.Fairway, Mission Hills, Roeland Park and Westwood: Independence Day Fireworks – July 3, Bishop Miege High School (5041 Reinhardt Dr, Mission, KS), 9:30 p.m.

17.Fort Leavenworth: Fourth of July Celebration – July 4, Merritt Lake (Grant Avenue, Fort Leavenworth, KS), 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

18.Gardner: 4th of July Celebration at Celebration Park – July 4, Celebration Park and Sports Complex (32501 W. 159th, Gardner, KS), 3 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.

19.Lansing: Independence Fireworks Celebration – June 30, Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park (15650 Gilman Rd, Lansing, KS), 6 p.m., fireworks at approximately 10 p.m.

20. Leawood: 4th of July Celebration –  July 4, Leawood City Park (10601 Lee Blvd, Leawood, KS), 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

21. Lenexa: Community Days Parade – July 4, Old Town Lenexa, parade at 10 a.m.

22. Merriam: Flags 4 Freedom – July 1-8, click link for schedule of events

23. Olathe: 4th of July Fireworks at CBAC – July 4, College Boulevard Activity Complex (11031 S. Valley Parkway, Olathe, KS), 9:45 p.m.

24. Olathe: 19th Century Fireworks at Mahaffie –  June 29, Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site (1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS), 6 p.m., fireworks at approximately 9:30 p.m.

25. Olathe: Independence Day at Mahaffie – July 4, Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site (1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS), 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

26. Overland Park: Independence Day at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead – July 4, Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead (13800 Switzer Rd, Overland Park, KS), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

27. Overland Park Civic Band presents a free concert on Saturday, July 2, at 7 p.m. at Santa Fe Commons Park.

28. Overland Park: Star Spangled Spectacular at Corporate Woods – July 4, Corporate Woods (9401 Indian Creek Pkwy, Overland Park, KS, in front of building 40), 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

29. Prairie Village: Village Fest – July 4, 77th and Mission Road,  7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

30. Shawnee: Parked – June 30, Stump Park (4751 Woodland Dr., Shawnee, KS), 5:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

31. Stilwell: Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks in Downtown Stilwell July 4, downtown Stilwell near 192nd Street, 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at 199th and Metcalf

32. Kansas City, Kansas: Fireworks display at Pierson Park July 3, 1800 S 55th St, Kansas City, KS 66106. 9:45 p.m.

 

 

 

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