Here’s your guide to finding fireworks and FREE 4th of July events around the Kansas City Metro Area!
*Click on the name of an event and a window will open with the event’s website for more information!
June 26, 2021 – July 10, 2021
Located at the Merriam Marketplace along Merriam and Johnson Drive
A display of perfect rows of flags that honors our nation, offering a time for reflection this Independence Day.
July 2, 2021
Spirit of America Celebration | Raymore, MO
7 PM, Friday, July 2, 2021 at Recreation Park. Includes free admission, live music, food trucks and activities. Fireworks display at dusk.
July 3, 2021
WW1 Museum’s Stars & Stripes Picnic | Kansas City, Missouri
July 3rd, 2021 at 6:30 PM
Memorial Grounds open at 3 PM. Events include music, food trucks, and the Navy Leap Frogs parachuting. Fireworks display beginning at dusk. A full schedule can be found on their website.
Edgerton, KS Community Picnic & Fireworks Show
July 3, 2021
Gates open at 5 p.m. The picnic begins at 6 p.m.
There will be free food and t-shirts for the first 500 people. Fun activities for kids include bounce houses, face painting, and hair spray painting. Fireworks approx. 9:45 p.m.
July 4, 2021
Olathe, KS | 2021 Olathe Red, White & Blue
July 4, 2021 | Approx. 9:45 p.m. | College Boulevard Activity Center (CBAC)
Celebrate Independence Day in Olathe on July 4 with Olathe’s annual fireworks display at College Boulevard Activity Center (11031 S. Valley Parkway). Fireworks begin at dark, approximately 9:45 p.m.
Overland Park, KS | Overland Park Star Spangled Spectacular
Corporate Woods Founders’ Park. Fireworks begin around 9:45 PM.
Leawood, KS | 4th of July Celebration
July 4th Celebration at Leawood City Park, 6pm- 9:30pm
Food vendors, giant slide, inflatables, rock wall, trampoline, Mad Science Stage Show, balloon artists, and live music. Fireworks approx. 9:45 PM
Gardner, KS | Independence Day Festival at Celebration Park
Festivities begin at 4:00 PM and include live music, a zip-line, face painting, and food vendors. Fireworks at 10:00 PM
Events include: Stilwell Community Parade at 6 PM, food vendors, and live music. Fireworks display approx. 9:30 PM (may start earlier or later depending on weather)
Blue Springs, MO | Red, White and Blue Springs
Gates open at 6:30 PM with live music at 7:30 PM. Fireworks at 9:45pm
Parkville, MO | 4th of July Celebration
Events begin at 8AM and include a pancake breakfast, parade, music with the Navy Band Great Lakes Brass Quartet, and the Falcon Skydiving Exhibition at 8pm. Fireworks display at 9:30 PM.
Weston, MO | 4th of July Weston Community Celebration
All day celebration that includes a parade, relays, watermelon eating contest, live music, snow cones, and military recognition. Visit their website for the full schedule of events! Fireworks at 9:45 PM
Oak Grove, MO | July 4th Celebration
Activities begin at 6:00 PM. All activities are FREE (except for food trucks) and includes: live music, face painting, balloon animals, a tethered hot air balloon ride and concludes with FIREWORKS at dusk.