A list of Fourth of July events


Thursday, July 3rd 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6



ADA _ July 4 celebration with contests, entertainment, music and fireworks, Wintersmith Park.

ALTUS _ Independence Day Celebration with contests, pet shore, entertainment, food and fireworks with events starting at 8 a.m., community center.

ALVA _ Celebrate with children's games, entertainment and fireworks starting at 7 p.m., Ranger Stadium.

AFTON _ Fireworks display at Shangri-La Resort, 57401 E. Highway 125. Information: 918-257-4204

ANADARKO _ Honor America Day includes contests, games and fireworks with events starting at 8 a.m., Randlett Park. Information: 405-247-6651.

APACHE _ Fourth of July Celebration with contests for children and adults, a hamburger dinner followed by fireworks, city park.

ARDMORE _ 4th of July Celebration with games for the kids and fireworks at 9:15 p.m., Field Trial Area, Lake Murray Resort Park, southeast of city. Information: 580-223-4044.

BEAVER _ Fourth Festivities with entertainment and fireworks starting at 7 p.m., Beaver County Fairgrounds, 1107 Douglas.

BETHANY _ Family Fun Festival with craft and food booths, car show, parade, concert and fireworks, Eldon Lyon Park. Information: 405-789-1256.

BLACKWELL _ 4th of July Celebration with a parade, entertainment, games and fireworks, downtown and fairgrounds. Information: 580-363-4195.

BLUEJACKET _ Entertainment and fireworks, starting 6:30 p.m., Panter Memorial Park.

BRAGGS _ Greenleaf State Park 4th of July Blowout through Sunday with canoe races, wagon rides and campfire programs, Greenleaf State Park. Information: 918-487-7125.

BRISTOW _ July Fourth Celebration with a reenactment of Washington crossing the Delaware, entertainment and fireworks, Lake Messena. Information: 918-367-2282.

CARNEGIE _ Celebrate with a fireworks display, 9:30 p.m. Information: 405-654-1050 ext. 108.

CATOOSA _ Liberty Fest includes a tractor pull, car show, kid's area, entertainment, fireworks and a street dance, 10 a.m.-midnight, Rogers Point. Information: 918-605-0637.

CHANDLER _ Featuring various contests and children's games followed by fireworks, Bell Cow Lake.

CLINTON _ Fourth of July Celebration with a children's parade, music and fireworks, starting 5 p.m., Acme Brick Park.

COALGATE _ Independence Day Celebration with a parade, contests entertainment, fireworks and an outdoor movie, ``How to Lose a Guy in 10 Day'' at the Starlight Stage.

COMANCHE _ Fourth of July Celebration with a coed softball tournament starting at 9 a.m., craft and food booths, entertainment and fireworks.

CYRIL _ Celebrate July 4 with a fireworks display, after dusk, Keith Coleman Park.

DAVIS _ Summerfest through Saturday with music, games, contests, parade and fireworks. On Saturday there will be arts and crafts, contests, garage sales and more, football field and downtown. Information: 580-369-2402.

ELK CITY _ Fourth of July Fireworks, 9:30 p.m., Ackley Park.

EDMOND _ LibertyFest with a parade, concert, ParkFest and fireworks, citywide.

ENID _ 4th of July Celebration with partriotic music, food and fireworks, Meadowlake Park. Information: 580-237-2494.

EUFAULA _ Annual Fireworks Show, can be seen from the shore or on the water, Eufaula Cove. Information: 918-689-2791.

EUCHA _ The annual Drowning Creek fireworks show, 9:30 p.m., at the Hi-Lift Marina and Windmill Run Marina.

FORT SILL _ Lawton-Fort Sill Independence Day celebration with country singers Brad Paisley and Hall Ketchum starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by fireworks, Polo Field.

FORT TOWSON _ Fireworks display from five different locations on the lake, Raymond Gary State Park. Information: 580-873-2442.

FREDERICK _ Celebration at Lake Frederick with tractor pull, mud bog competition, games, food and fireworks, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Lake Frederick.

GORE _ Fireworks Extravaganza, 9:30 p.m., Lake Tenkiller with viewing areas from Tenkiller State Park, Dam Site Park, Strayhorn Landing and the Dam Overlook.

GROVE _ Cajun Festival with arts, crafts, music and entertainment, through Saturday, Civic Center. Information: 800-526-2523.

HOBART _ Great Plains Country BBQ Cookoff includes crafts, gospel singing, horse show championship, lawn mower races, softball tournament and fireworks, Courthouse Square. Information: 580-726-5686.

HOLDENVILLE _ Independence Day Celebration with games, entertainment and a fireworks display, City Lake. Information: 405-379-6675.

JAY _ National Huckleberry Festival with a parade, turtle derby, horseshoes, contests, fresh huckleberry pie and fireworks, through Sunday, downtown. Information: 918-253-8698.

JENKS _ Old Fashioned Family Fun Fourth of July with a flea market, entertainment and contests, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Main Street. Information: 918-299-5005.

KETCHUM _ Duck Creek Fireworks with a boat parade, followed by a jet flyover and fireworks, Arrowhead Yacht Club, northeast of city. Information: 918-782-3214.

KINGSTON _ Fireworks will begin at 9:35 p.m., Lake Texoma State Park.

LAVERNE _ 4th of July Celebration with games, parade, barbecue and fireworks, City Park. Information: 580-921-3612.

MANGUM _ Independence Day Celebration with speeches, singing, children's games and fireworks, football stadium. Information: 580-782-5566.

MARLOW _ Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration with parade, gunfighter reenactments, food, arts and crafts, entertainment and fireworks, Redbud Park. Information: 580-658-2212.

McLOUD _ Blackberry Festival continues through Saturday with a carnival, music, children's games, car and tractor shows, parade, tournaments, talent show and contest and fireworks, Veterans Park. Information: 405-964-6566.

MIAMI _ Games and contests for the children begin at 7 p.m., with fireworks at dusk, Riverview Park.

MIDWEST CITY _ Star Spangled Salute with food, fun and fireworks, Rose State College and Tinker Air Force Base.

MOORE _ Celebration in the Heartland with crafts, food, entertainment and fireworks, 6 p.m., Buck Thomas Park.

NORMAN _ Fourth of July Celebration with food, contests, arts and crafts, music, entertainment and fireworks with events starting at 8 a.m., Reaves Park.

OKLAHOMA CITY _ Bricktown 4th of July Celebration with music and fireworks, starting 2 p.m., Bricktown District. Information: 405-236-4143.

OKMULGEE _ Independence Day Celebration with fireworks, 9 p.m., Okmulgee High School stadium.

PAWNEE _ July 4th Celebration with old fashion games and fireworks, downtown. Information: 918-762-2108.

PIEDMONT _ July 4 Parade and Centennial Kick Off with the parade at 9:30 a.m., games, contests, entertainment, dog show, street dance and fireworks, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Piedmont Road and Monroe. Information: 405-373-2929.

PONCA CITY _ Freedom Festival including a concert by Ty England, Lake Ponca. Information: 866-763-8092.

POTEAU _ July 4th Celebration through Saturday, with a car show, entertainment, arts and craft booths, fireworks and a street concert, downtown. Information: 918-647-9178.

PRAGUE _ 4th of July Celebration with speeches, old fashion races and contests, a children's parade and fireworks, city park. Information: 405-567-2616.

SAPULPA _ Freedom Festival with a 5K and fun run, along with a horseshoe tournament and a children's fishing derby, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Kelly Lane Park.

SHAWNEE _ Red, White and Blue Celebration with a concert and fireworks, Expo Center. Information: 405-275-9780.

SKIATOOK _ Fantasy in the Sky with a fireworks show over the lake, Tall Chief Cove.

STILLWATER _ Boomer Blast with fishing tournament, children's activities, food, entertainment and fireworks, Boomer Lake Park. Information: 800-991-6717.

SULPHER _ Rockets Red Glare with an evening concert and fireworks display, high school. Information: 580-622-2824.

TISHOMINGO _ 4th of July Celebration with a parade, games, entertainment and fireworks, city wide. Information: 580-371-2002.

TONKAWA _ Independence Day Celebration with a parade, children's games, entertainment and fireworks, Blinn Park. Information: 580-628-2220.

TULSA _ Bell's Family 4th of July Celebration with music, fireworks and a variety of events on the midway, 3901 E. 21. Information: 918-744-1991.

TULSA _ Tulsa Salutes Freedom with arts and crafts, entertainment, children's activities, food and fireworks, River West Festival Park and Veterans Park. Information: 918-596-2001.

TUTTLE _ Annual Ice Cream Festival with entertainment, parade, rodeo events, children's activities and fireworks, Schrock Park. Information: 405-381-4600.

WAGONER _ Celebrate with music, dancing, children's games and fireworks, Sequoyah Resort Park and Western Hills Guest Ranch.

WEATHERFORD _ Independence Day Celebration with fireworks, speeches, singing and food, Rader Park. Information: 800-725-7744.

WILBURTON _ Fireworks display at dusk, Robbers Cave State Park.

YUKON _ Freedom Fest 2003 includes a car show, children's triathlon and parade, craft tents, petting zoo, patriotic music by the OKC Philharmonic Orchestra and a fireworks show, city park and Chisholm Trail Park. Information: 405-354-7208.