If you’re looking for 4th of July fun, we’re here to help! Here’s the round-up of what’s happening around town this Independence Day…


JULY 3,  2019

Independence – Start celebrating your holiday early in Independence, where the annual Independence Day Celebration on July 3 features fireworks and free live music. July 3, 2019, 7:00 – 10:30 PM, Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Pageant Grounds & Mormon Visitor Center.

Liberty – Liberty Fest is getting ready to light up the sky and you’re invited! Celebrate Independence Day one day early on July 3. Enjoy free family activities like face painting, inflatables and fishing. Plus a concert from Lost Wax leading up to the fireworks show. A variety of food trucks will be available at the event with items for purchase. July 3, 2019,  6:00 – 10:30 PM, Fountain Bluff Sports Complex.

Parkville – Parkville’s traditional salute to Independence Day includes a pancake breakfast, a community parade, carnival rides, food, fun, games, shopping, music and, of course, a fabulous fireworks finale. July 4, 2019, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM, see link for locations.

Carnival Hours: 
Wednesday, July 3 – 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday, July 4 – 11:00 AM to 10 PM
Friday, July 5 & Saturday, July 6 – 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Kearney – Annual July 3 Fireworks Celebration – A concert,  kids activities, and fireworks with free admission and parking. July 3, 2019, 7:30 – 10:30 PM, Kearney Amphitheater.



JULY 4,  2019


Overland Park – The Overland Park Star Spangled Spectacular is an annual tradition that attracts thousands with an incredible fireworks show, live music, food trucks, activities for kids and more. July 4, 2019, 5:00 – 10:30 PM, Corporate Woods.

Leawood – Fourth of July Celebration – Leawood City Park – activities begin at 6pm; music begins at 7:30pm; fireworks at 9:45pm, admission is free, an all-access ride/activity wristband is $5

Gardner – Gardner KS Fireworks – Live entertainment, fun kids activities and food vendors starts at 3:30pm, fireworks at 10pm at Celebration Park,  32501 W. 159th St., Gardner, KS 66030

Leavenworth – Fireworks and Salute to the Union – Fort Leavenworth, KS – Entertainment begins at 5pm, a Salute to the Union ceremony at 8:30pm; fireworks at 9:30pm; Merritt Lake – Grant Ave. Fort Leavenworth, KS



River Market –  Celebrate along the riverfront with Riverfest, a full evening of family-friendly entertainment, including live music, great food, and, an amazing fireworks show. July 4, 2019, 3:00 – 10:00 PM, Berkley Riverfront.

Worlds of Fun –  Visit Worlds of Fun during the park’s Fourth of July Celebration, featuring barbecue from Cotton Blossom BBQ and a fireworks show that will knock your socks off! Additionally, spend the day enjoying all the thrill rides you can handle. July 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Worlds of Fun.

Weston –  4th of July Celebration in Weston, MO – July 4 at Historic Main Street District, Weston, MO. It’s a day filled with fun, including a parade, games, kids activities, and fireworks at 9:45pm.

Gladstone – Gladstone Fireworks – 7-10 pm at Oak Grove Park, 7656 N Troost Ave, Gladstone, MO

Platte City – Platte City Fireworks – patriotic music with fireworks beginning around 9:45pm – Platte Ridge Park,  17130 371 Hwy, Platte City, MO 64079

Smithville – Smithville Lake Annual Fireworks Display – 7-10pm at  Smithville Lake