2016 Independence Day Celebrations in Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country
Edmond boasts a week-long Independence Day celebration during LibertyFest from June 25-July 4 with 10 total events to excite, entertain and dazzle festival-goers. Festival events include a car show, concert in the park, rodeo, parade and more. LibertyFest entertains an attendance of over 125,000 annually and is Oklahoma's largest hometown Fourth of July parade beginning at 9 a.m. on July 4 in downtown Edmond. That night, ParkFest begins at 6:00 p.m. on the UCO campus with inflatables, games, entertainment and the metro area’s largest fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. www.libertyfest.org
Join the Oklahoma City Philharmonic at State Fair Park on July 3 for an evening of popular and patriotic music as they perform a free concert during their annual Red, White & Boom celebration. Bring your lawn chairs for the outdoor concert on the Bandshell Stage beginning at 8:30 p.m. with conductor Joel Levine and guest starring vocalist Mike Eldred. A spectacular fireworks show begins at 10 p.m. www.okcphilharmonic.org
Enjoy fireworks all weekend with Fireworks at Frontier City on July 2-4. Spend the day on thrilling rides and playing at Wild West Water Works. Then when the sun sets, the fireworks will begin in The Starlight Amphitheater.
The Seminole Chamber of Commerce hosts the 10th annual 4th of July Festival on July 4 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Seminole Municipal Park. The festival is a day of family fun including a food tent, games, inflatables, live music and concluding with a huge fireworks display. www.seminoleokchamber.org
Yukon hosts their annual Freedom Fest July 3-4 with several activities for the whole family. Freedom Fest activities begin at 5:30 p.m., July 3 at Chisholm Trail Park with live outdoor concerts by The Air Force Band / Air National Guard of the Southwest. Come honor Yukon’s Veterans with a fireworks show that will pay tribute to American veterans at 10 p.m.
Festivities on July 4 kick off at 8 a.m. with the annual Cherry Bomb Triathlon and a sand art contest that begins at 10 a.m. Throughout the day enjoy a parade, car show, craft tent, swimming at City Splash and a variety of family activities and games at City Park. Evening events on July 4 at Chisholm Trail Park and Gazebo include free watermelon and ice cream, live concert by Super Freak, hot dog eating contest and more. The finale on July 4 features a free concert at the Gazebo by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic at 8:30 p.m. and concludes with a fireworks show at 10 p.m. www.cityofyukonok.gov