Independence Day Celebrations in Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – The 12 central counties of Oklahoma, known as Frontier Country, are packed with many special Fourth of July celebrations for the whole family to enjoy for free.
Join in on the celebrations all week long with Edmond’s LibertyFest starting June 24. There are plenty of free events for the whole family to enjoy. Starting off the week on Saturday is the annual Car Show, KiteFest and Rodeo. But, you do not want to miss their celebrations on the fourth, including Oklahoma’s largest hometown Fourth of July parade, ParkFest and a dazzling fireworks display to top off the night! For more information and a full schedule of events, go to libertyfest.org.
If great music and an exciting fireworks display is what you’re looking for, look no further. On July 3 join the Oklahoma City Philharmonic at State Fair Park for an evening of popular and patriotic music as they perform a free concert during their annual Red, White & Boom celebration. Bring your picnic blankets and pack up the lawn chairs for this 70-minute oudoor concert starting at 8:30 p.m. Don’t leave before an extraordinary fireworks display at 10 p.m. For more information visit okcphilharmonic.org.
Have double the fun with Fireworks at Frontier City on July 1 & 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 11th annual Independence Celebration on July 3 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Seminole Municipal Park. Enjoy a day of family fun including; a food tent, games, inflatables, live music and concluding with a huge fireworks display. For more information go to seminoleokchamber.org.
Spend the evening at Midwest City’s Tribute to Liberty in Joe B. Barnes Regional Park. Starting at 6 p.m., enjoy live performances, character guests and food trucks. Stick around for their impressive fireworks display just before 10 p.m.
Yukon hosts their annual Freedom Fest July 3 and 4 with several activities for the whole family. Kicking off the festivities on July 3 are two live outdoor performances followed by a fireworks show at 10 p.m. that will pay tribute to American veterans.
The annual Cherry Bomb Triathlon will start the fun on July 4 at 8 a.m. After that, participate in one of the many days' events including, a sand art contest that begins at 10 a.m., 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 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. For more information visit cityofyukonok.gov.
Frontier Country Marketing Association, a 501-c6 organization, promotes the economic growth of the tourism industry in the 12 central counties of Oklahoma. For more information on these events or to see a full calendar of events, visit www.oktourism.com or call (405) 232-6552.
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OKC Philharmonic performs at Yukon’s Freedom Fest
Super Freak at Yukon’s Freedom Fest
Edmond’s LibertyFest Parade