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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

List of Metro Kansas City Fireworks Displays 2016

Where can I see fireworks in my neighborhood?: Here is a list of fireworks, festivals and other Independence Day events in cities across the metro area.

KC Riverfest
KC Riverfest is the premiere Independence Day celebration in the region. Located on the Missouri Riverfront at beautiful Berkley Riverfront Park, KC Riverfest is a celebration of our culture, heritage and country.

When: Musical performances begin Monday, July 4, at 4 p.m. with fireworks over the Missouri River starting at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Berkley Riverfront Park between the Heart of America and Paseo bridges.
Ticket Information: Tickets are $5 but Children 12 and under are FREE. Tickets are available for purchase at the gate, CASH ONLY. From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. all admission is FREE.
For more information, click here.
Jackson County Fourth of July Celebration
Celebration Independence Day "Jackson County Style!" This 4th of July celebration has fast become one of the Greater Kansas City region's most popular. More than 25,000 people attended last year alone.
When: Gates open Monday, July 4, at 5:30 p.m., musical performances begin a 6:15 p.m. and Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.
Where: Longview Lake, Shelter #13
Ticket Information: Admissions is FREE but concession stand food is available for purchase.
For more information, click here.
Parkville Fourth of July Fireworks and Festival
Bring the entire family for a taste of good old-fashioned Americana! Our traditional salute to Independence Day includes pancakes for breakfast, a community parade, carnival rides, lots of food, fun, games, shopping, music and, of course, our fabulous fireworks finale.
When: Parade and carnival begin Monday, July 4, at 10 a.m. with ongoing events until 10 p.m. and fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Where: English Landing Park on the Missouri River
Ticket Information: The event is FREE but concessions and vender booths will be available.
For more information, click here.
Overland Park Star Spangled Spectacular
Each year thousands of people attend the Star Spangled Spectacular at Corporate Woods in Overland Park. The largest fireworks display in the Kansas City metro offers free parking, music, activities for the children and plenty of grass space for blankets and lawn chairs.
When: Ongoing events begin Monday, July 4, at 4 p.m. with live music starting at 5 p.m. and Fireworks starting at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Corporate Woods, Interstate 435 and College Boulevard at 109th/Mastin.
Ticket Information: Admission is FREE
Rain Date: Tuesday, July 5. There will not be vendors or other activities, but the fireworks will go on at the same time and place.
For more information, click here.
Worlds of Fun
Come celebrate Independence Day at Worlds of Fun! Complimentary admission for Veterans of the American Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. Veterans can also purchase discounted admissions for up to six (6) members of their immediate family at $29.99 + tax each 
When: Fireworks displays will begin at 10 p.m. each night July 1 through July 4.
Where: Watch from within Worlds of Fun.
For more information, click here.
Smithville Lake Dam Fireworks Display
Smithville Marina holds its annual festivities with a huge display shot off the north end of the Smithville Dam. View at the marina, by boat, or at the Smith's Fork Park. There will be designated parking and free admission.
When: Fireworks begin at dusk.
Where: Smithville Lake, Smithville, MO. Smith Fork Park is located at 1601 DD Hwy.
Ticket Information: the display is FREE.
Blue Springs Red, White and Blue Springs Fireworks
Red, White and Blue Springs! The city of Blue Springs proudly presents the annual fireworks program at Peve Stadium. Watching a professional fireworks display is a safe way to enjoy they holiday!
When: Gates open on Monday, July 4, at 6:30 p.m., live music starts at 7:30 p.m., and fireworks will start around 9:30 p.m.
Where: Blue Springs High School Peve Stadium, 200 NW Ashton Drive.
Ticket information: Admission is FREE but concessions will be available.
Rain Date: In case of inclement weather the fireworks display will be on Tuesday, July 5.
For more information, click here.
Liberty 4th Fest
Liberty is getting ready to light up the sky again – and you’re invited!
When: Food trucks and a beer garden will open Monday, July 4, at 5 p.m., family activities will be available from 5-8 p.m., live music will play from 8-9:30 p.m., and fireworks will start at 9:45p.m.
Where: Fountain Bluff Sports Complex 2200 Old State Hwy 210.
For more information, click here.
Spirit of America Fourth of July Celebration with Raymore
Join the Parks & Recreation Department for this annual tradition at Recreation Park. There will be a car show, refreshments, entertainment and much more before the sun sets and we light up the sky with a unique fireworks display.
When: There will be ongoing activities all day on Monday, July 4.
Where: Recreation Park, 1021 S. Madison, Raymore, MO.
Ticket Information: Admission is FREE.
For more information, click here
Platte City Family Fun and Fireworks
When:  The fireworks display will be on Monday, July 4, and will start at 9:45 p.m.
Where: Platte Ridge Park, 17130 MO-371 Highway, Platte City
Ticket Information: The display is FREE.
Legacy Blast Fireworks Extravaganza at Legacy Park
Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation and the city of Lee's Summit invite you to a free fireworks extravaganza at Legacy Park in Lee's Summit. The amazing display will be choreographed to music and simulcast on 94.9 KCMO. Food vendors, local entertainers and inflatables will be on-site at each venue before the fireworks show. Bring the family and blankets for fun under the stars.
When:  The Extravaganza is on Friday, July 1. Gates open at 6 p.m. with free entertainment and concessions available until the fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Legacy Park 1201 NE legacy park Dr., Lee’s Summit
Ticket Information: The events and display are FREE.
Cities of Fairway, Westwood, Roeland Park, Mission Woods and Westwood Hills
Fairway Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Cities of Westwood and Roeland Park, along with financial assistance from the Cities of Westwood Hills and Mission Woods, is proud to announce the 2016 fireworks display.  
When: The fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 3.  
Where: Bishop Miege High School, 5041 Reinhardt Dr., Roeland Park, KS.
Ticket Information: Admission and parking are FREE.
For more information, click here.
Lenexa Community Days Parade
NO FIREWORKS DISPLAY. The annual Lenexa Community Days Parade is a hometown tradition that draws thousands of spectators to Old Town Lenexa to celebrate Independence Day. Dozens of organizations, businesses and groups gather together to walk through the crowd-lined streets.
When: Beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 4.
Where: Old Town Lenexa, Santa Fe Trail Dr. & Pflumm Rd., Lenexa KS.
Ticket Information: The event is FREE to the public.
For more information, click here.
Leawood Fourth of July Celebration
The City of Leawood is proud of the excitement and tradition that the annual 4th of July celebration brings to the community. City Park will be closed to all vehicles on Monday, July 4 and free shuttle buses will be running from the parking lots along the west side of Tomahawk Creek Parkway.
When:  Kids activities and food vendors will open on Monday, July 4, at 5 p.m., live music starts at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks will start at 9:45 p.m.
Where: Leawood City Park, 10601 Lee Boulevard.
Ticket Information: Admission is FREE but an all access ride and activity band is available for purchase for children under 14 for $5 CASH ONLY.
For more information, click here.
Fourth of July Celebration at Ft. Leavenworth
This year we are commemorating veterans who served during the Vietnam conflict (50th Anniversary) and veterans who served during Desert Shield/Desert Storm (25th Anniversary).
When: The celebration begins on Monday, July 4, at 4 p.m., with live rock music starting at 5:30 p.m., a Salute to the Union at 8:30 p.m., and a fireworks display 30 minutes after sunset.
Where: Merritt Lake, Leavenworth, KS 66027
Ticket Information: The event is FREE and open to the public.
Rain Date: In the case of inclement weather the band performance will be canceled, the Salute to the Union will go as scheduled and fireworks will be displayed on the next clear night.
For more information, check out their Facebook page or call (913) 684-1674
Olathe- Red, White and Blue
Mark your calendars for Olathe – Red, White and Blue, a week filled with fireworks, music, and fun. 
When: The annual fireworks display begins Monday, July 4, at 9:30 p.m.
Where: College Boulevard Activity Complex, 11031 S. Valley Parkway.
Ticket Information: The Display is FREE
For more information, click here.
Boom & Blooms Festival at Powell Gardens
July brings a blaze of color to Powell Gardens during the biggest one-day festival of the summer at Kansas City's botanical garden. Booms & Blooms is set for July 3, with festivities taking place throughout the day and concluding with a dramatic fireworks display ending the evening.
When: The event is scheduled for Saturday, July, 2, with children’s activities until 7:30 p.m. and live music from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The fireworks display will begin around 9:30 p.m.
Where: Powell Gardens
Ticket Information: Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 get in FREE. Festival admission includes all day access to the Gardens including the Heartland Harvest Garden and the Jurassic Garden exhibition, parking, trolley/tram service and performances.
Rain Date: Sunday, July 3.
For more information, click here.
Higginsville’s Family Fun & Fireworks Festivities
When: Events including youth activities and live music begin at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks begin at dusk, around 8 p.m.
Where: Fairground Park, Higginsville, MO
For more information, click here.
Lansing’s Independence Day Celebration
Come join in on the fun at Lansing’s Independence Day Celebration, with one of the largest fireworks displays in the area that is also timed to music.
When: The event begins Friday, July 1, at 6 p.m. with inflatable rides and food vendors. Fireworks begin at sunset.
Where: Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park, located off of 4-H Road on the west side of Lansing.
Ticket Information: The event and parking are FREE.

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