No matter what you have planned for Independence Day 2018, we hope you'll make it a safe one! We've put together some ideas for events and fireworks displays you could attend on July 4.
Here are a few events to enjoy with the family:
Cross Timbers Marina at Skiatook Lake on July 7 at Tall Chief Campground. Gates open at noon with entertainment starting at 2:30 p.m. Food vendors available. Fireworks start at 9:47 p.m.
Claremore Lake, Claremore
On July 4, 2018, families, especially kids between the ages of 4-12, can come out to Claremore Lake Park for a fishing derby at 7 a.m. Later at 6 p.m., there will be inflatables, concessions, a splash pad and more! The park closes from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in preparation for the evening activities.
A full day of celebration on Grand Lake with flyovers and celebrations of the 242nd Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Fireworks light up the sky on July 4, 2018, at Duck Creek around 9:30 p.m.
Downtown Jenks and Riverwalk Crossing. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 4, 2018, families can enjoy food trucks, live music, kids activities and more in the downtown Jenks area. Later at the Los Cabos Boomfest will be “the biggest fireworks show around.”
Jack Gordon Park, 499 S Locust St., Nowata
Family activities will begin at 4:30 p.m. on July 4, 2018, at Jack Gordon Park in Nowata. There will be food, turtle races, home-made ice cream, a live show and more. Make sure to have your lawn chairs for one of the best fireworks displays.
Sallisaw Fourth of July Celebration:
Sallisaw High School Complex
Firework show begins a dusk around 9 p.m. on July 4, 2018.
Veterans Park: 1875 S. Boulder Ave. and River West Festival Park: 2100 S. Jackson Ave.
This Fourth of July celebration includes activities, games and live entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. Starting at 5 p.m. on July 4, 2018, at Veterans Park (1875 S. Boulder Ave.) and at River West Festival Park (2100 S. Jackson Ave.), there will be live music and countless activities for the whole family.
Food and drinks will be provided by festival vendors. The fireworks display will take place at 9:30 p.m.
In downtown Bartlesville at 7 p.m. on July 4, 2018, the Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville's Freedom Fest presented by the Examiner-Enterprise brings games, activities, music, and a lot of family fun. Fireworks will begin at 9:45 p.m.
8th Annual Okmulgee Fireworks Extravaganza:
106 W. 13th St., Okmulgee (Next to the YMCA)
The celebration will begin at 7 p.m. on July 4, 2018, at Municipal Park. There will be free hotdogs, popcorn, snow cones and fun for the entire family, including live music, a water slide, and more. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. Shuttle service is available from Walmart.
Pawnee Independence Day Celebration:
500 Harrison in Pawnee
Starting at 8 a.m. on July 4, 2018, there will be Turtle Races and Games on the Square. There will be other events for families and friends to enjoy. At 10 p.m. that evening, fireworks will begin.
The Chickasaw Boomer Blast Fireworks Show will take place Wednesday, July 4 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. Lakeview Road Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic in order to accommodate pedestrians. The 20-minute show will start around 9:35 p.m.
“We are pleased to announce some changes this year," Special Events Coordinator Stephanie Kinder said. "This year fireworks will shoot from Lakeview bridge, and guests can watch the show from Stillwater High School Pioneer Stadium, which opens at 8 p.m."
Boomer Lake Park will be open to pedestrians on Wednesday, July 4; however, the park will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at noon July 4.
The Monkey Island Fireworks have made the move from Monkey Island Airport to the Shangri-La Hotel Resort and Conference Center on July 7. Live music, games and fireworks.
Enjoy the official Downtown OKC fireworks display from anywhere downtown, including Riversport Adventure Park. The park will be open extended hours during Downtown 4th Fest. RIVERSPORT Adventures opens at 11 a.m. Special evening passes start at 5 p.m., and the fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m. on July 4, 2018.
LibertyFest is happening in Edmond, and their parade gets started at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday.