Happy Independence Day! We have lots to celebrate this 4th of July and you might be wondering, “Where can I see fireworks near me?” Below, we are listing some of the upcoming 4th of July fireworks in Wichita and surrounding communities that are planned for 2021. Some festivities may be prior to July 4.
No matter what else is going on, we can still celebrate our patriotism and gratefulness for the USA.
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4th of July Deals around Wichita
Independence Day isn’t just about the fireworks shows; there are also usually great 4th of July deals around Wichita too. Here are some of the ones we are excited about!
4th of July discounts and deals
- $6 propane cylinder refills will come in handy before the 4th of July picnic! Wayman Oil usually offers this great deal for three days leading up to the weekend of the holiday.
- For several years now NuWay has celebrated its anniversary around this time of year with a discount on crumbly burgers. Keep an eye out for it this year. (Note: they usually close early – at 4 p.m., I believe – on July 4.)
Wichita Fireworks 2021
These Wichita Independence Day celebrations are listed in date order, with some of them happening before the fourth. The list of deals and events is always getting updated. Be sure to check back so you won’t miss any.
What time do fireworks start in the Wichita area?
Almost all fireworks shows in the Wichita area will start at dark for the most spectacular viewing. Sunset on July 4 this year will be 8:55 p.m., so expect most fireworks shows to start at 9 p.m.
How late can you shoot fireworks in Wichita KS?
Fireworks may be shot off from 8 a.m. until Midnight from July 1 – July 4.
How long can you shoot fireworks after the 4th in Kansas?
Sedgwick County Fire Prevention Division says: “Fireworks may be possessed and shot from July 1 through the Independence Day federal holiday in all unincorporated areas of Sedgwick County.”
Haysville Fourth of July Celebration
July 3 & 4 – This year’s 4th of July festivities in Haysville are taking place over two days. The parade, fishing derby, hot dog feed and water games are happening on Saturday, July 3, 2021. The concert and fireworks are happening on July 4 in the evening. More info here
Mulvane Independence Day Fun
July 4 – The community of Mulvane usually offers a parade at noon on July 4, followed by an Ice Cream Social at Cobb Park and FREE swimming at the community pool. More info here.
Other 4th of July Activities around Wichita
Chicken N Pickle will have their rooftop open for a great view of neighborhood fireworks. Plus they’ll have special 4th of July themed food and drink and both live music and a DJ performing. More info.
Kayak the Arkansas on July 4. Kayak rentals are available from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for $10 an hour! For more information check out Kayak Rentals on the River.
Happy Independence Day!
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Unconfirmed 2021 Independence Day Events around Wichita
Celebrate America at Old Cowtown
Canceled for this year.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Cowtown’s annual Independence Day celebration features carnival games, sack races, vintage baseball and you can even watch a classic gunfight. They will also crown the next King and Queen of Cowtown! Food will be available, including hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream, and a beer garden. The activities are included with regular admission, which is only $9 for adults, $6-7 for kids, and kids 4 and under and members get in free. 1865 W. Museum Blvd.
Celebrate America Bradley Fair Jazz Concert Fireworks Show
This year Bradley Fair’s annual fireworks show is actually on July 4 (which is a Thursday this year). Arrive early to stake out your spot for this FREE concert and fireworks show. Grace Kelly, singer, jazz saxophonist and songwriter, is featured at 7:30 p.m. and the fireworks show is immediately following the music, about 9:30 p.m. You can sit in the plaza near the band (setup for your chairs starts as early as 6 a.m.) or on the grassy area by the lake. These concerts are always great, and the fireworks show is spectacular. 2000 N. Rock Road.
North Newton Fireworks Extravaganza
Canceled for 2020. But see info about the Peabody fireworks show above.
North Newton’s 4th of July fun will be held at Kidron Bethel Village (3001 Ivy Drive, North Newton). Festivities include a bake sale, games for youngsters, entertainment & raffle Fireworks start about dusk. Admission is free. Bring lawn chairs and a flashlight to help you navigate between the parking lot and the celebration. More information online
Veterans Memorial Park Independence Day Program
July 3-5 – Toronto Days celebration looks like it will be quite a fun time. Starting the party early on July 3 they will have a cornhole tournament starting at 6:30 p.m. and street dance with live music at 9 p.m. But the fun does not stop there! On July 4, they will have street vendors, food, the annual parade, a car show, mud volleyball, and a fireworks show over the lake. The Sunday festivities have not yet been announced. For more information check out their Facebook Event.
City of Winfield 4th of July Fireworks
July 4 – Winfield is planning a community fireworks show and 4th of July celebration at the Winfield Fairgrounds that begins with a drive-through dinner at 6:30 p.m. (cost is $7) followed by a virtual concert via 93.9FM radio, and finishes up with fireworks after dark. More info.
July 4 – A fireworks display is after sunset (around 9 p.m.) on July 4 at Augusta City Lake. Entry is free. You can view the event on the City of Augusta’s calendar here.
Sterling Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
July 3 & 4 – Sterling has many great events planned for their old fashioned fourth of July celebration; including an ice cream social, cornhole tournament, a kid’s fishing derby, talent show, theatre show, karaoke, night swim, and that’s just on the third! On the fourth of July you could participate in their annual 20 mile bike ride. For more information check out the Facebook page.
City of Sedgwick Fireworks
July 3- Sedgwick will have fireworks and FREE cotton candy, popsicles, and drinks at 7:30 p.m. at Sedgwick High School football field. Don’t forget a lawn chair! 400 W. 4th St., Sedgwick 67135, 316-772-5155
Anthony Kansas Fourth of July Celebration
July 4- This year, Anthony, KS will hold their annual fireworks show at 10 p.m. For more information check out the Anthony, KS chamber of commerce Facebook page.
Pretty Prairie Independence Day Celebration
July 3- From 7 – 9:30 p.m. Pretty Prairie will host their Independence Day Celebration. There will be a watermelon feed, inflatable sprinklers, live music, and of course, a fireworks show. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. For more information.
Garden Plain Independence Day
July 4- Garden Plain has a day full of fun activities including a 5K freedom run, horseshoes at city park, a parade on main street at 6:30, and a fireworks show at 10 p.m. For more info.
El Dorado Independence Day Celebration
July 4 – The annual City of El Dorado 4th of July Celebration will include games for kids, fire truck spray, cornhole tournament, FREE hotdog and chips, picnic with frozen custard sponsored by Freddy’s, a youth baseball game, and fireworks to end the evening! For more info, visit the Facebook event or the eldoks.com website here.
4th of July at Chicken and Pickle
Watch fireworks from the rooftop after dark. They’ll have a cotton candy machine, snow cones, drink specials, and a Juicy Lucy burger with loaded tots special! Jake Gill Band performs live from 6-9pm plus complimentary (free!) yard games, $1 shuffleboard and bocce ball. Property is dog friendly! More info
4th of July at El Dorado Lake
The lakeside fun includes a parade in front of the Bluestem Point bait shop every year.
Bel Aire 40th for the 4th
July 4 – Celebrate the 4th of July and the City’s 40th Anniversary. Bel Aire will have a picnic on the lawn, cornhole tournament, games, music, pool night swim, food, snow-cones & fireworks for this fun evening. Fireworks show will begin around 9:30 pm at City Hall. It is available to watch the fireworks from NE Magnet High School parking lot, pool & City Hall. Don’t forget your blankets and chairs! More info here or call Bel Aire Recreation Center 316-744-2700.
Goddard Fireworks Show
July 4- Starting at dark (around 10 p.m.) Goddard will do an aerial fireworks show. The show will take place at south end of the Genesis Sports Complex; parking may be limited. However, they designed the show to be seen from anywhere around town. Check out the Facebook event for more information.
Park City Salute to Freedom
July 4- Celebrate Independence day all day at Park City Salute to Freedom. From 8 a.m. until Noon there will be a car show in Hap Mclean park, continuing the fun, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. there will be food and a DJ. To conclude the day of fun, there will be a fireworks show at 10 p.m. in Hap Mclean Park, 6801 N. Hydraulic. It is available to watch the fireworks from your car or in the park. If you choose to watch from the park, face masks are encouraged as well as other safety measures.
Derby 4th of July Celebration
July 4 – The Independence Day celebration begins with a parade at 10 a.m. parade route TBA. Firework festivities in High Park begin at 7 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs, but please leave your own fireworks at home. Make sure to leave enough space between you and others. Entry is free. The Derby Historical Museum will be open with FREE admission. The Derby Twins baseball playing Haysville Aviators at 6 p.m. at Panther Field at Woodlawn and Market, which is also FREE admission. More info here
Many of the community celebrations will be held in parks, so be sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs.
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Genesis Sports Complex