Experience Classic Americana at These July 4th Celebrations Around Oklahoma City

June 26, 2017

July 4th Celebrations around Oklahoma CityWhether you plan on lounging by the pool at your Springs at May Lakes or Springs at Memorial apartment or prefer an action-packed weekend complete with fireworks, you'll find it all in Oklahoma City over the 4th of July weekend.

Here are some of the most exciting 4th of July events happening around Oklahoma City:

1. Liberty Fest Fireworks Show
July 4 at 9:30 p.m. — UCO Campus, 100 N University Dr, Edmond

Liberty Fest is a week long festival that draws a crowd of more than 125,000 people and was selected as one of the top 10 places to be in America on July 4th by CNN and USA Today. The fireworks display is the grand finale of the festival and is definitely something you won't want to miss. Be sure to tune in to KZUC 99.3FM as the fireworks are synchronized to the music. 

2. July 4th Parade
July 4 at 9 a.m. — Downtown Edmond, University Dr, Edmond

One of the biggest 4th of July parades in the country also takes place in Edmond. More than 50,000 spectators are expected to come watch the 1.5 mile long parade wind its way through the downtown area. This All-American parade will be complete with marching bands, antique cars, floats, clowns and more to entertain the crowds. Watching the parade along University Drive is ideal as the parade starts and ends on this street.

3. A Celebration in the Heartland
July 4 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. — Buck Thomas Park, 1903 NE 12th St, Moore 

This July 4th celebration will take place all day at Buck Thomas Park in Moore. The family-friendly event includes inflatables, a giant sand pit, train rides, helicopter rides, a car show, live music, food and beverage vendors and more culminating in the fireworks show at dusk. Tune in to 89.9FM to sync music to the fireworks.

4. Red, White & Boom Festival
July 3 at 8:30 p.m. — State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd, Oklahoma City

This year will mark the 11th annual Red, White & Boom concert celebration put on by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. The free concert begins promptly at 8:30 p.m. and will feature musical selections from Oklahoma!, All That Jazz, Riding High, Stars and Stripes and other patriotic favorites. Stick around after the concert for an incredible fireworks display beginning at 10 p.m. to top off the celebration.

Put on Your Own Show

For those that prefer to create their own fireworks display, here are several places around Oklahoma City where you can buy fireworks:

1. Liberty Fireworks
10525 NE 23rd St, Oklahoma City

2. Fireworks Warehouse
2820 NE 50th St, Oklahoma City

3. Jake's Fireworks
17824 S Sooner Rd, Norman

4. TNT Fireworks Super Center
2403 E Hwy 152, Mustang

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