4th of July events and festivals across the state

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OKLAHOMA CITY– Families across the state will come together to ring in Independence Day and you won’t have to drive far to find an event near you.

Bethany – The Bethany Freedom Festival kicks off Saturday, July 4, at 10 a.m. with a parade at SNU that ends in Eldon Lyon Park.  Visitors can enjoy carnival rides and games until 9:55 p.m. when one of the largest digitally mastered fireworks displays in the state starts. The festival is located in the 7400 block of NW 36th Street.

Blanchard – Blanchard’s Independence Celebration will be held Friday, July 3rd, from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Hwy 62 Kids Zone.  There will be midway style games, helicopter rides, live music from the Oklahoma City Symphonic Band, family fun and fireworks.

Edmond – LibertyFest in Edmond was selected as one of the top 10 places to be in America on July 4th by CNN & USA Today. LibertyFest entertains an attendance of over 125,000 annually and is organized and produced by a group of over 500 volunteers. It hosts Oklahoma’s largest hometown 4th of July parade with over 100 entries. The grand finale of LibertyFest will be the Fireworks and entertainment the evening of July 4th. The Fireworks display is the largest in the Oklahoma City metro area.  Fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. at the UCO Campus.

El Reno Freedom Fest will take over Lake El Reno with activities like face panting, inflatables and live music. The fun starts at 4 p.m. and the fireworks show will begin at sundown.

McLoud – The Blackberry Festival will be held at McLoud High School Athletic Complex on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. The event will feature food vendors, carnival rides and fireworks. The festival will be from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, with fireworks at 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Midwest City – The Tribute to Liberty event will be held in Joe B. Barnes Regional Park with live music and fireworks, beginning at 9:45 p.m.

Moore – A Celebration in the Heartland will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Buck Thomas Park.  The event will feature food vendors, inflatables, arts and craft vendors, wineries, music and more!  The City of Moore is excited to conclude this event with a huge Fireworks Show on the 4th at dark. 

Norman – The Norman Day Celebration kicks off at 1:00 p.m. at Reaves Park.  There will be inflatables, pony rides, money count jar, nickel find, apple pie contest, 3-legged race, hot dog eating contest, toddler trot & baby crawl, food, bands, fireworks and more!

Oklahoma City – The Red, White & Boom celebration kicks off at the State Fair park.  The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will present a live concert at 8:30 p.m. with a fireworks show at 10 p.m.

Bricktown 4th Fest will also be lighting up the skies with a fantastic fireworks show. The festival will be held in Lower Bricktown, and admission to the public is free.  The festival will kick off at 4 p.m. on July 4.  Fireworks will begin immediately following the Oklahoma City Dodgers game. Bricktown merchants in the area will also be offering special deals.

StillwaterThe Chickashaw Boomer Blast Fireworks Show will take place at Boomer Lake Park in Stillwater. Residents are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit back and enjoy the free show. Parking is free and lots open at 6:30 p.m. and Lakeview Road bridge will be closed and open for guests. The 20-minute show will start around 9:35 p.m.

Yukon – Come join us at City and Chisholm Trail Parks for Freedom Fest, which features a kids craft area, a car show, parade, entertainers, FREE watermelon & ice cream, a sand volleyball tournament, and a large fireworks display to cap off the day.  Day activities are held inside Yukon City Park, 2200 S. Holly Ave. while evening activities are held inside Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W. Vandament Avenue from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Lucky Star Casinos will also have special celebrations for Independence Day.

Concho – On July 4, there will be moon bounces from 4-9 p.m., fireworks around 10 p.m., and food trucks and a snow cone stand at the Concho location of Lucky Star Casino.

Clinton – On July 3 at the Clinton location of Lucky Star Casino, there will be inflatables, a water slide, face painting, snow cones, and free hot dogs starting at 4 p.m. A firework show will start at 10 p.m. There will also be live musical performances from Cody and Jess, Southern Discomfort, Ryan Reid and Lil Mike, and Funny Bone.

Canton – On July 4, a firework show will start around dusk at the Canton location of Lucky Star Casino.

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