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4th of July Fireworks, Parades, Events and Fun: In & Around Wichita

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 2023. Some festivities may be before July 4.

No matter what else is going on, we can still celebrate our patriotism and gratefulness for the USA. 

Fireworks Wichita KS 2023

Wichita Fireworks for 4th of July 2023: 

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 so be sure to check back so you won’t miss any.

Thursday, June 29th:  

Bradley Fair Summer Concert Fireworks Show

Thursday, June 29. FREE Concert at 7:30 p.m. & Fireworks begin at 9:30 pm. 

This year Bradley Fair’s annual fireworks show is on immediately following their FREE concert. This year, seating on the plaza is available beginning at 5 p.m., no reservation is required. But capacity is limited so be sure to get there early with your chair. 

Lakeside picnic-style seating is still open and is my favorite way to enjoy the concert. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and all the kids.  The FREE concert ends at around 9:30 p.m. and the fireworks show immediately follows the music. These concerts are always great, and the fireworks show is spectacular. 2000 N. Rock Road.

Thursday, June 30th:

Toronto Days

June 30 – July 4th.  Toronto Days celebration looks like it will be quite a fun time. 

  • Friday, June 30: 
    • 6 pm food available: Vendors on Main St. 
    • 7 – Midnight: Street dance on Main St & Broad St. Opening for Kevin Upshaw and One Night Stand will be Damaris and Dead End Strings.
  • Saturday, July 1st: 
    • 7 am – 9:30 am: Masonic lodge breakfast – Biscuits and Gravy
    • 8 am: Food and goods vendors
    • 10 am – 4 pm: Live music on Main St., City Library Sale, Facepainting
    • 11 am: Parade starts at the East end of Main St.
    • 11:30 – 5:30: Bounce houses
    • 11:30:  Car show
    • Dusk: Fireworks in the Pint area of Cross Timbers Lake
  • Sunday, July 2nd
    • 1 pm: Mud volleyball tournament, dunk tank, and snow cones
  • Tuesday, July 4th
    • Horseshoe tournament 
  • Click HERE for more info

Saturday, July 1st: 

Red, White, and Broadway: by Music Theater of Wichita at Botanica

Music Theater of Wichita will have 5 performances from July 1 – 4 at Botanica the Wichita Garden Grand Lawn. 

  • From Visit Wichita: This star-spangled spectacular is a Fourth of July celebration that will amaze you and your loved ones. Stirring songs of pride, passion, and purpose will ignite your heart, while fireworks explode across the sky in a breathtaking display of patriotism. Immerse yourself in the power of Broadway‘s greatest hits and America‘s most cherished anthems. 
  • There are five performances from July 1-4. Fireworks are included after the show except for July 1 and during the July 4 matinee). All patrons must be 5 and older. 

Old Cowtown Museum 

Saturday, July 1st, they are hosting an event from 10 am – 6 pm.

Enjoy some good, old-fashioned fun as they celebrate America. 

  • Watch a magician
  • Gunfight reenactment
  • See the saloon girls 
  • Play carnival games and lawn games
  • You get all of this with regular admission 
  • Find out more on Cowtowns website HERE

Goddard Fireworks Show and Independence Day Celebration

Saturday, July 1, FREE event with live music and Fireworks 

  • CDS Baseball fields on S. Walnut will have food, live music, and fireworks
    • Music By: Hourglass and the Jake Lauer Band
    • FREE: hotdogs, chips, water, ice cream and watermelon (while supplies last) 
  • The fireworks show will be at dusk.
  • FREE pool party after the show until midnight at the Goddard Municipal Pool
  • For more info, visit the Goddard Lions Club FB page HERE

Monday, July 3rd: 

City of Sedgwick Fireworks

Monday, July 3, 6 – 9 pm downtown Sedgwick. 

  • 6 pm – Live music, food, and drinks (downtown)
  • 6:30 pm – Cornhole tournament (downtown)
  • 7 pm – Water balloon fight (downtown)
  • 9 pm – Live Dj (East Water Tower)
  • 9:15 – Flag raising and National Anthem (East Water Tower)
  • 9:30 – Fireworks (East Water Tower)

Sterling Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

July 3rd – July 4th

It encompasses a wide variety of family fun for kids and adults, including our famous turtle races. A great opportunity to enjoy some good BBQ, listen to live music and enjoy the best FIREWORKS display around. Lots of games and activities throughout the day and evening, including one of the best 4th of July parades. 

Sterling Kansas – 2023 Schedule

Sterling Kansas Back – 2023 Schedule

Tuesday, July 4th Events: 

Veterans Memorial Park 

Tuesday, July 4th, for an Independence Day celebration at 9am. They will have flags lining the sidewalk to the flag pavilion, a color guard, a “Taps” performance by a bugler and a rifle salute, and more,

Visit the American Revolution Memorial at Veterans Memorial Park, 339 Veterans Parkway near the river close to downtown, for a ceremony that remembers what actually happened on the day Americans formally declared their independence. This is a remarkable day to commemorate.

Bring a lawn chair if you or a loved one won’t be able to stand for the whole ceremony, which usually last around an hour. This event is FREE. 

Red, White & BOOM

Tuesday, July 4th, everyone is invited to a FREE event at Riverfront Stadium/Hyatt.

The community is invited to this FREE event that gets underway at 6pm with the gates opening at Riverfront Stadium and food trucks staged around the Hyatt Lawn. Fireworks will light up the night sky at 9:40pm!
  • Riverfront Stadium. Gates open at 6pm for holiday-goers to enjoy the concessions in the stadium, entertainment provided by the Wind Surge and great seats in the stadium to watch the fireworks show!
  • Hyatt Lawn. A variety of food trucks will be onsite at the Hyatt Lawn for spectators to enjoy. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or lawn chairs to sit on while you wait for the show to start. Watching the festive fireworks from the lawn is a tradition you don’t want to miss!

Derby 4th of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4. FREE Parade & Fireworks   

  • Derby’s Independence Day celebration begins with a parade at 10 a.m. on Tuesday which will start at Panter Stadium and go west of Madison to Georgie, south on Georgie to Market, and east on Market back to Panther Stadium.
  • Fire Station 81 will have an open house from 10:30 a.m. to noon
  • The fireworks will show will begin around 9:40 pm at Derby High Park. You are welcome to bring a picnic, blankets, and lawn chairs to enjoy the show. 

El Dorado Lake Independence Day  

Tuesday, July 4th, from 9 am – 10 pm 

  • 9 am – Bike Parade at the East  Park Softball Field (ages 4 -12)
  • 9:45 am – Turtle Races (BYOT)
  • 10:30 am – Family games like: Egg toss, water balloon toss, and potato sack races
  • 11:30 am – Lunch
  • 1 – 4 pm – FREE swim at Municipal Pool
  • 7 pm – Walnuts Baseball Game at McDonald Stadium, followed by Fireworks 
  • Visit El Dorado’s website HERE. 

Haysville Fourth of July Celebration 

Tuesday, July 4, all-day celebration 

  • 8 am parade starts at the Haysville Middle School at 900 W. Grand and ends at the Haysville United Methodist Church at 600 E. Grand. 
  • Cornhole tourneyment at 9 am
  • Frog races at 10 am
  • FREE hot dog feed at 11 am
  • Water games at 11 am
  • Raft races at 11:30 am 
  • Water carnival from 1 pm – 6 pm
  • Food court 6 pm – 10 pm
  • Citizen of the Year award at 7:15 pm
  • Concert by Bad Mother Hubbard at 7:3 0 pm
  • Fireworks approximately at 9:45 pm 
  • Find more info o on the City of Haysville FB page HERE 

Mulvane 4th of July Parade and Fun

Tuesday, July 4 

  • The parade starts at Noon on 2nd and Wildcat Blvd and will go to 2nd and Main. The parade features beautiful restored classic cars, kids on decorated bikes, Mulvane’s extensive line of public safety vehicles, as well as other floats and groups. 
  • Watermelon and Ice Cream at the Main street park directly following the parade
  • For more info, visit the Mulvaine Kansas website HERE

Garden Plain Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4 

  • 6:30 – 10 am – Breakfast at the Senior Citizen’s Center
  • 7 am – 5K Freedom Run & 1 mile fun run
  • 8 am – Horseshoes, volleyball, wiffleball 
  • 8:30 am – Pickleball
  • 11 am – Parade on Main Street
  • Noon – 5 Inflatables, barrel train dunk tank, slip-n-slide ($10 bracelets good for all rides)
  • 7- 11 pm – Dance provided by Moonlight DJ 
  • 10 pm – Fireworks
  • This is NOT the full list. Find out more information on their FB page HERE

Council Grove Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4th at 10 pm at the Councle Grove Soccer Fileds.  

Park City Salute to Freedom

Tuesday, July 4- Celebrate Independence Day all day at Park City Salute to Freedom. The parade route is down 61st Street, starting at Spangles and ends at Hap McLean Park which is where all of the events take place except the Senior Bingo.  The address for Hap McLean Park is 6801 N. Hydraulic, Park City, Kansas 67219. 

  • 9:00 am  – Parade
  • 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – Activities at Hap McLean Park
  • 10:00 am  – Car Show at the Community Building
  • 10:15 am – Miss 4th of July Pageant Winners take the Stage
  • 10:30 am  – Parade Winners and Trophies
  • 11:00 am – Doors open at Senior Center for Bingo
  • 11:00 am – Pickleball and Cornhole Tournaments begin(no registration is required for Cornhole.  Pickleball, please register on-line at www.parkcityks.gov)
  • 11:00 am – Pet Show(registration not required but appreciated, please register on-line at www.parkcityks.gov)
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Magician
  • 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Music performed by Matt Bauer
  • 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Bingo at the Senior Center
  • 2:00 pm – Car Show Winners Announced at the Community Building
  • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Mark Baker in Concert
  • 10:00 pm – Fireworks

Augusta KS Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4th – FREE fireworks at dusk at the city lake. 

Wednesday, July 5th Events: 

Wichita Warbird Weekend

July 5 – 9 The B-29 Doc Hangar Education and Visitors Center in Wichita will host an event, the Wichita Warbird Weekend, the week of the 4th of July. It will feature vintage and historic warbirds and aircraft, including four airplanes that will have ride-flight opportunities. Admission throughout the week will be $10 per person or $20 per family.

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Other 4th of July Activities around Wichita

Elderslie Farm expects you-pick blackberries will be ready around the 4th of July! Nature always operates on its own schedule though, so be sure to double-check with them. See their website here. 

Happy Independence Day!

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