Celebrating the 4th may look a little different this year as many community events have been canceled or changed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, there are still many places to enjoy a fireworks display and music! *Changes to events are being made every day, so please verify event information before making plans.
Olathe Fireworks Show
When: Approximately 9:45 p.m. July 4
Parking lots in the area will open at 8:30 p.m. and spectators are encouraged to watch the fireworks display, along with the synced music, from their vehicle while maintaining a safe social distance.
Where: College Boulevard Activity Complex (CBAC), 11031 South Valley Road, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
Prairie Village Villagefest To Go
When: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. July 4
VillageFest To Go will be a drive-through event. Residents are invited to decorate their car and parade through the municipal campus, 7700 Mission Road to see emergency vehicles and public works vehicles. Each child over the age of two will receive a bag of goodies, while supplies last. Please remain in your vehicle. In addition to the drive-thru portion of the event, several contests will be held on social media, including a sidewalk art contest, a photo contest, and Prairie Village trivia.
Where: 7700 Mission Rd Mission Prairie Village, Kansas, 66208
Lenexa Community Porch Parade
When: July 1-4
The Lenexa Community Days Porch Parade’s theme is “There’s no place like home.” Lenexa residents, businesses, churches and organizations are encouraged to participate. Porch Parade entries will receive a special Community Days Porch Parade yard sign.
Gardner July 4th Celebration
When: 10 p.m. July 4
Annual festival has been canceled but the fireworks display will still take place.
Where: Celebration Park, 32501 W. 159th Street, Gardner, Kansas, 66030
Fourth of July in Stilwell
When: 4:30-9:30 p.m. July 4
Parade takes place at 6 p.m., grounds open at 7:30 p.m. and a firework display will take place at 9-9:30 p.m.
Where: Fireworks will launch from the Evergy Service Center, 19950 Newton Street, Stillwell, Kansas, 66013
Edgerton 3rd of July
When: July 3 at 5-9:45 p.m.
Annual community picnic at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:45 p.m. The city is asking families to spread out and use the whole park to maintain social distancing. There will also be extra hand sanitizing stations.
Where: Martin Creek Park, 36426-36452 E Nelson, Edgerton, KS 66021
Harrisonville Hometown 4th of July Celebration
When: Dusk July 4
Due to COVID-19, the annual celebration will look different with the fireworks display only. The city said it will have social distancing recommendations in place and encourages guests to take safety measures they feel necessary.
Where: Harrisonville City Park, 706 Ash Street, Harrisonville, Missouri, 64701
Oak Grove Fireworks Display
When: 10 p.m. July 4
The display will take place at the highest point of Bent Oak Park, and residents are encouraged to watch from their home or from somewhere around town while maintaining a safe social distance. The gates to the park will not be open.
Where: Bent Oak Park, 1300 Southeast 30th St, Oak Grove, Missouri, 64075
Pleasant Hill Family Fireworks Spectacular
When: 9-9:30 p.m. July 4
City’s annual fireworks display. The city says you can bring your lawn chairs or stay in your car, but it is requesting people to maintain a safe social distance from people not in your household.
Where: Skyline Field 1306-1398 E. Myrtle Street, Pleasant Hill, Missouri, 64080
Smithville/Clay County Fireworks Display
When: 7-10 p.m. July 4
Clay County and Smithville have teamed up for the fireworks display at Smithville Lake Dam, Missouri Highway DD and Litton Way. Festivities take place at the north end of the dam and you can view the fireworks at the marina, by boat or at Smith’s Fork Park.
Where: 1610 County Road DD, Smithville, MO 64089