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What's up in KC for the 4th of July!

Posted at 12:40 PM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 13:42:01-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Hey Kansas City! It's time to get your 4th of July plans together!

Freebie Friday

First up, make sure you check out 38 the Spot's Facebook page for our latest Freebie Friday. This week we're giving away everything you need to throw the perfect backyard party! Register to win a grilling essentials package along with a snow cone machine! All you have to do is head to 38's Facebook page for your chance to win!

Lenexa Community Days Parade

And for the 4th make sure you check out some of these cool events. Kick it off with Lenexa's Community Days Parade starting at 10am! Head to Old Town Lenexa to enjoy an old-fashioned community parade on Independence Day! The Community Days Parade is one of the longest Fourth of July parades in the Kansas City area, featuring live music, special performances, and much more. Plus it's free to attend!

KC RiverFest

After that, if you're looking for a fantastic fireworks display, head to Berkley Riverfront Park for RiverFest. More live music, plus a flyover from the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, and the Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair Pop-up will all be a part of the festivities. And of course, finish off your night with fireworks! Tickets are $5, but kids 12 and under enter for free!

Worlds of Fun

And last but not least, Worlds of Fun has something for everyone! After a day of rides and waterslides, stick around for a massive fireworks show at 9:45

Have a safe and happy 4th of July this week!

 

Interactive map:

If our weekly picks don't strike your fancy, here's our interactive map of some other hotspots around the city.

Click on the pin icon for each of the locations to learn about what type of events to expect, links for info, tickets and more -- Check it out!

Tweet with the hashtag #EnjoyKC to share what you're doing around town!

Links to other resources:

For more of the buzz around the city, here are links to other local fun-trackers and event calendars so you can get the most out of your city.

The Pitch Find it KC Ink KC Visit KC Yelp Eventful kc360 Explore KC KC Studio The Pitch's Karaoke Calendar Kansas City Parks & Recreation

Suggestions?

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Sarah Unruh can be reached by email at sarah.unruh@kshb.com

Crystle Lampitt can be reached by email at crystle.lampitt@kshb.com