Hundreds of Fourth of July celebrations will be taking
place across Kansas this weekend as well as next Monday. Celebrations in
northwest, north central, northeast, southwest, south central and southeast Kansas are highlighted below.
4th ofJuly Freedom
Festival – The cattle drive begins at 4 p.m. east of Goodland. Then other
events will start at 6 p.m. at the Sherman County Fairgrounds and will include
carnival rides, live entertainment and food before the fireworks begin at 9:45
p.m. on July 4.
Skyfire! Fireworks Display - A free concert will take place from
7-9 p.m. at the East Crawford Rec Area on July 4. The flag lowering and taps by
the American Legion Riders will be shortly after 9 p.m. Fireworks show
will start at 10 p.m.
Fireworks Show – Lots of events will be happening all day
on July 4 around Wamego with a city carnival, car show, hot wheel races, ice
cream and cake social, vocal and band concerts and parade leading up to the
fireworks at the Recreation Complex at 10 p.m.
Fourth – During the afternoon and
early evening on July 4 at the Boot Hill Museum, there will be a watermelon
feed, a seed spitting contest, a gunfight reenactment and games for the kids
with a concert starting at 6:30 p.m. The fireworks will then be at Memorial
Stadium at 10 p.m.
Independence Day Celebration – During the evening on
July 4, the celebration at High Park in Derby will include music, an ice cream
social and kids’ activities with the fireworks starting at 9:30 p.m.
Scott’s 4th of July – The fireworks will take place at the Fort
Scott Community College about 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. Then on Monday, July 4,
there will be a parade and other activities taking place in Fort Scott throughout