KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Looking for a place to get the best view of Fourth of July fireworks or just to celebrate during the day?
This list of nearly 30 events is divided by state, then city or, in some cases, venue.
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.
- 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 9:45 p.m.
- Gladstone: Independence Day Celebration – July 4, Oak Grove Park (76th and North Troost), 7 p.m., fireworks at dusk
- Kansas City, Mo.: KC Riverfest – July 4, Berkeley Riverfront Park (Grand Boulevard, KCMO), 4-10 p.m.
- Kansas City Zoo: Red, White & Zoo - June 30 - July 4, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- 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.
- Lee’s Summit: Legacy Blast - July 3, Legacy Park (901 NE Bluestem, Lee's Summit, MO), 5:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- Liberty: Liberty 4th Fest – July 3, Fountain Bluff Sports Complex (2200 E Old M-210 Hwy, Liberty, MO), 6:00 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
- Oak Grove: July 4th Celebration - July 4, Bent Oak Park (1300 SE 30th St., Oak Grove, MO), 5:30 p.m., fireworks after dark
- Parkville: 4th of July Celebration - July 4, Main Street in Parkville, 7 a.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
- Platte City: Fireworks Display - July 4, Platte Ridge Park (17130 371 HWY, Platte City, MO), 9:45 p.m.
- Pleasant Hill: Fourth of July Fireworks - July 4, Skyline Field (near 1300 Myrtle), 9 p.m.
- Powell Gardens: Booms & Blooms - June 30, 3 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
- Raymore: Spirit of America Celebration – June 30, Recreation Park (1011 S. Madison, Raymore, MO), 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
- Smithville: Fireworks on the Dam – July 4, north end of Smithville Lake Dam, at dusk
- Bonner Springs: Annual Bonner Blast – June 28, Downtown Bonner Springs
- Edgerton: Community Picnic and Fireworks - July 3, Martin Creek Park (20200 Sunflower Rd, Edgerton, KS), 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
- Fairway, Mission Hills, Roeland Park and Westwood: Independence Day Fireworks - July 3, Bishop Miege High School (5041 Reinhardt Dr, Mission, KS), 9 p.m.
- Fort Leavenworth: Fourth of July Celebration - July 4, Merritt Lake (Grant Avenue, Fort Leavenworth, KS), 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:50 p.m.
- Gardner: 4th of July Celebration at Celebration Park – July 4, Celebration Park and Sports Complex (32501 W. 159th, Gardner, KS), 3:30 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
- Kansas City, Missouri: BBQ & Boom — July 3-4 5-9 p.m., Worlds of Fun (4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, Kansas City, MO 64161)
- Kansas City, Kansas: Fireworks display at Pierson Park July 3, 1800 S 55th St, Kansas City, KS 66106. 9:45 p.m.
- Lansing: Independence Fireworks Celebration – June 29, Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park (15650 Gilman Rd, Lansing, KS)
- Leawood: 4th of July Celebration - July 4, Leawood City Park (10601 Lee Blvd, Leawood, KS), 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
- Lenexa: Community Days Parade – July 4, Old Town Lenexa, parade at 10 a.m.
- Merriam: Flags 4 Freedom – June 30 - July 7, click link for schedule of events
- Olathe: 4th of July Fireworks at CBAC - July 4, College Boulevard Activity Complex (11031 S. Valley Parkway, Olathe, KS), 9:45 p.m.
- 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.
- Olathe: 19th Century Fireworks at Mahaffie - July 5, Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site (1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS), 6 p.m., fireworks at approximately 9:30 p.m.
- 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.
- Overland Park: Star Spangled Spectacular at Corporate Woods - July 4, Corporate Woods Founders' Park (9711 W 109th St., Overland Park, KS, in front of building 40), 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
- Prairie Village: VillageFest - July 4, 77th and Mission Road, 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
- Shawnee: Parked - June 29, Stump Park (4751 Woodland Dr., Shawnee, KS), 5:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- Stilwell: Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks in Downtown Stilwell July 4, parade through downtown Stilwell near 192nd Street, 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at 199th and Metcalf
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