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Get an early start celebrating our country's independence with fireworks, festivals, free outdoor concerts, parades and of course, a watermelon seed spitting contest.

Libertyfest - Edmond

Enjoy almost a dozen festival events at Edmond's Libertyfest from now until July 4. 
Admission is free to join in the festival selected as one of the top 10 places to be on Independence Day in America.
Expect a car show, rodeo, parade, a kite festival, a live concert and what July 4 celebration would be complete without fireworks.

Stars and Stripes River Festival

SandRidge Energy Stars & Stripes River Festival Downtown. -

Looking for a way to beat the heat and celebrate Independence Day? Check out the SandRidge Energy Stars and Stripes River Festival on the Oklahoma River. 
Saturday starting at 9 a.m., enjoy free family activities, inflatables and Olympic games for the kids, an outdoor concert and don't miss the fireworks to end the evening with a bang. 

Red, White & Boom OKC Philharmonic Concert

Gather the family for a free outdoor concert by the OKC Philharmonic Tuesday. 
The entertainment begins at 8:30 p.m. at State Fair Park.
It's free to enjoy the concert featuring Oklahoma soloist Susan Powell.
A spectacular 20-minute fireworks display will cap off the evening patriotism around 10 p.m. 

Watermelon Seed Spittin' World Championship - Pauls Valley

Head to Pauls Valley for the 55th Annual Watermelon Seed Spittin' World Championship. Admission is free for the event featured in the Guinness Book of Records and on Ripley's Believe It or Not Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
After the winner is declared, catch the city's fireworks spectacular, a tradition honored for over 50 years. 

Independence Day Celebration - Newcastle

Newcastle artist and country music reality star Kylie Morgan will be taking the stage at the Veterans Park in Newcastle on Saturday in a free concert starting at 6 p.m.
The recording artist and 16-year-old star of the new E Cable Channel program Opening Act, will be joined by Nicnos, Lower 40 and Kalamity Jane as well as special guest Maddox Ross.
Visit Freedom 43 TV talent and enjoy inflatables, rides, moon walks, food and entertainment followed by a firework display at 9:30 p.m.

Independence Day Celebration
Veterans Park
1st. St. and Veterans Pkwy
Starts at 6 p.m.

Yankee Doodle Doggie

The Bella Foundation and K9 University's very first Yankee Doodle Doggie pet fair and adoption event.

  • $25 Micro chip outreach (including one year registration)
  • Pet Adoptions from local rescue groups
  • Pet product sales and demonstrations
  • Dog training demonstrations
  • Wine tasting
  • Food