Independence Day: Oklahoma communities preparing for Fourth of July events

Local

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – While many Fourth of July events were canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, communities across the state are getting ready to celebrate Independence Day in style this year.

Bethany

Organizers in Bethany say they will celebrate the Fourth of July a little early with the 2021 Freedom Fest Parade.

The event, which begins at 10 a.m. on July 3, will feature food trucks and a parade.

Admission is free.

Drumright

Organizers in Drumright will be hosting an Independence Day celebration on Saturday, July 3 at Whitlock Park.

Visitors will be able to enjoy a hot rod car show, a cornhole tournament, a splash pad, face painting, a bounce house, and a photo booth. There will also be a wine garden, free petting zoo, and vendors.

Guests can purchase food from food trucks while listening to music all day.

Fireworks will begin at dark.

Edmond

Edmond’s LibertyFest entertains over 125,000 people each year with a variety of events like a car show, rodeo, road rally, concerts, vendors, a parade and fireworks.

Organizers say this year’s event will be held from Thursday, June 24 through Sunday, July 4th.

For complete details about all of the events and schedules, visit LibertyFest’s website.

El Reno

The Fourth of July weekend will be the perfect time to head to the lake and enjoy the summer sun. City leaders in El Reno are planning the ‘Food, Friends & Fireworks’ event on Saturday, July 3 at Lake El Reno.

Organizers say live music will take place from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the lake facility.

Fireworks will begin at dusk.

Kingfisher

Organizers in Kingfisher are preparing for the city’s annual Independence Celebration, which is set to begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 3.

The parade will kick off at 10 a.m. on Main Street, while all other celebrations and activities will take place at the park.

A live band will take the stage at 8 p.m., followed by a fireworks display at dark.

Midwest City

Organizers in Midwest City are presenting the Tribute to Liberty, an annual event featuring music, food trucks, and a fireworks display.

The event will take place in Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, beginning at 6 p.m. on July 4.

The fireworks display will begin at 9:45 p.m.

Moore

Families can make plans to head to Buck Thomas Park in Moore for the Celebration in the Heartland event on Sunday, July 4.

From 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., guests can enjoy food trucks, and vendors and other activities.

Fireworks are set to begin around 9:45 p.m.

Norman

The whole family will be able to celebrate Independence Day at Reaves Park in Norman on Sunday, July 4.

Beginning at 5 p.m., families can take part in sand volleyball, food trucks, cornhole, child races, face painting, and family yard games.

Organizers say there will be live music throughout the evening. A fireworks display will cap off the event, beginning at 9:45 p.m.

Fresh headlines weekday mornings sent to your inbox is one click away! You can also sign-up for breaking email alerts too!

Oklahoma City

Head to Bricktown to celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, July 4 to celebrate with a variety of attractions.

When the sun goes down, Bricktown will host a block party on Mickey Mantle Dr. with live music, games, food, and fun beginning at 7 p.m.

As a finale, downtown Oklahoma City’s only public fireworks display will take place at 9:45 p.m.

Piedmont

Organizers are currently planning out Piedmont’s Frontier Freedom Fest for Sunday, July 4.

From 5 p.m. until dark, visitors will be able to enjoy activities like food trucks, carnival rides, a petting zoo, and games. Also, a parade will kick off at 6 p.m.

Fireworks will end the night, beginning around 9:45 p.m.

Purcell

If you want to celebrate Independence Day a little bit earlier, you won’t want to miss Purcell’s Independence Day Celebration.

The City of Purcell and the Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce is hosting the celebration at Purcell City Lake.

Food trucks and games will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 2.

The fireworks show will kick off at 9:45 p.m.

For more information about the event, visit the city’s website.

Stillwater

The City of Stillwater will be celebrating Independence Day in style with the Chickasaw Boomer Blast Fireworks Show on Sunday, July 4.

The annual event, which is free to the public, will be held at Boomer Lake Park, located at the corner of Washington Street and Lakeview Rd.

From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., visitors can enjoy various activities at the lake before the firework show, which begins at dark.

Yukon

The City of Yukon will be celebrating the Fourth of July over two days during the annual Freedom Fest, which kicks off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 3.

Visitors will be able to enjoy a car show, live music, a hot dog eating contest, parades, and two fireworks shows.

On Sunday, July 4, the activities begin at 4 p.m. with delicious food and a dunk tank.

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will present an outdoor concert at the gazebo, beginning at 8:40 p.m., followed by a fireworks display at 10 p.m.

The daytime activities will be held at Yukon City Park and the evening activities will be held at Chisholm Trail Park.

For more information about Freedom Fest, visit Yukon’s website.

KFOR will continue to add to this list as more events and information becomes available.

If you know of a Fourth of July activity in your community, let us know by filling out the form below:

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More U.S & World

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data

Trending

Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News

SCAN ME: KFOR App QR Code

image of QR Code

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Follow @KFOR on Twitter