Independence Day is just around the corner, saw I thought I would let you know where all the fun is around the Kansas City metro area. If you like to firework displays & celebrations there won’t be a shortage on this list. Here are the links below for Missouri & Kansas. Have a safe & happy 4th of July!

Wednesday July 3, 2012

Fairway Parks & Recreation, Cities of Westwood and Roeland Park

Approximately 9:30pm at Bishop Meige H.S.

5041 Reinhardt Dr.

Roland Park, KS

Kearney Amphitheater   Kearney, MO

Free Concert starts at 7:30

Fireworks begin approximately  9:30

Legacy Blast at Legacy Park

Lee’s Summit. MO

Park opens at 6pm

Community America Ballpark – Kansas City, KS

7:05 pm

Special Post Game fireworks courtesy of Verizon

Thursday, July 4,2012

Blue Springs MO Fireworks Peve Stadium

live entertainment from 8 to 9:30pm

Gates open at 7:30pm

Fireworks at 9:30pm

DeSoto KS July 4th Celebration – Riverfest Park

music and activities

starts at 7pm

fireworks at 9:45pm

Liberty4thFest  Liberty, MO

Parade, live music, fireworks display

Excelsior Springs MO Fireworks  

Sponsored by The Elms Resort and Spa – at dusk

Fireworks and Salute to the Union Fort Leavenworth, KS

Merritt Lake

Games, music, concessions begin at 4pm, Salute to the Nation at 8pm, fireworks,

Fourth of July Celebration, Parkville, MO

Parade at 10am

Carnival 11am to 11pm

Fireworks at 9:45pm

Fourth of July Celebration   Leawood City Park 

activities and music for kids

5pm to 10pm

Gardner KS Fireworks  Celebration Park


Gladstone, MO 4th of July Celebration


Gladstone Amphitheater  at Oak Groove Park  76th & N. Troost

Harrisonville MO Fireworks

Harrisonville City Park

FIREWORKS at 9:30pm

Independence Day Celebration   Mormon Visitors Center, Independence, MO

concert at 8:30pm

fireworks begin at dusk

Jackson County 4th of July Appreciation Celebration   Longview Lake

skydivers, KC Royals alumni, live music, Gates open at 6pm;

biggest fireworks display ever (allegedly)  in Jackson County at dusk.

KC Riverfest   Berkley Riverfront Park, Kansas City, MO

Gates open at 1pm  Fireworks  begin at 10:05pm.

Oak Grove MO Fireworks   Webb Park-Oak Grove, MO 64075

1800 SE Oak Ridge Dr

Family Activities  begin at 5pmfireworks at 10pm

Olathe KS Fireworks  Great Mall of the Great Plains151st St. – 9:30pm

Prairie Village’s VillageFest 

family fun day runs from early morning ’til early afternoon!

Platte City Family Fun and Fireworks  Platte City, MO

7am to 9pm

Platte City Swimming Pool , 405 Fourth St.

Platte County R-3 High School

music and fireworks at night

Smithville Lake (MO) Fireworks  

North end of the Smithville Lake Dam


Sugar Creek MO Fireworks

Heritage Philharmonic at 8pm

Fireworks at 9:45pm at William Henry Harrison Park.

Spirit of America Celebration Raymore MO

Recreation Park, 1021 S. Madison

live music &  food beginning at 5pm

fireworks at 9:30pm

Stilwell KS Fireworks, Carnival and Parade Stilwell United Methodist Church on Metcalf

parade from 6 to 7

kids games from 7:30 to 8:30

fireworks at dusk on the KCPL Grounds

Lansing KS Fireworks  Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park

approximately 9:30pm

Star Spangled Spectacular  Corporate Woods, Overland Park, KS

live music, inflatables and fireworks!

4pm to 11pm

Worlds of Fun  Kansas City North

10pm (tonight and every Saturday in July)