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Firework Shows in Wichita and Surrounding Areas

June 29, 2011|Casey Siebels | FetchToto.com Editor

(WICHITA, Kan.) — FIREWORK SHOWS FOR THE 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND
June 30th to July 4th 

Make this 4th of July weekend special by attending one of the many firework shows in Wichita and surrounding areas. Events for this year’s Independence Day include music, food, games, competitions, parades, swimming, and of course, fireworks! Make sure to check the dates for each event. This year’s 4th of July falls on a Monday, but there are some firework shows taking place on Saturday and/or Sunday. Come out with your family and friends and soak up the sun, eat tasty food, and watch some amazing fireworks this 4th of July!

1)    Wichita

Bradley Fair
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Date: Thursday, June 30
Where: Bradley Fair is located on Rock Road at 21st Street
Cost: FREE
Info: http://www.bradleyfair.com/events.html

Lawrence-Dumont Stadium
Time:
9:30 p.m.
Date:
Saturday, July 2
Where:
Lawrence-Dumont Stadium; 300 South Sycamore; Wichita, KS 67213
Info: http://wichitawingnuts.com/

Moorings Home Owner’s Association
Time:
9:45 p.m.
Date:
Sunday, July 3
Where:
The Moorings on Crystal Lake, 4647 N. Meridian, Wichita, KS 67205

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Wichita Country Club
Time: 9:45 p.m.
Date: Monday, July 4
Where: Wichita Country Club, 8501 East 13th Street, Wichita, Kansas 67206

Rolling Hills
Time: 9:45 p.m.
Date: Monday, July 4
Where: Rolling Hills Country Club, 223 S. Westlink Dr., Wichita, Kansas

Boeing/Spirit Employee Association
Time:
9:45 p.m.
Date:
Monday, July 4
Where
: Wichita, Kansas 

2)    Augusta, Kansas

Community Firework Celebration 
Date: Monday, July 4
Where: Augusta City Lake, Augusta, KS
Cost: FREE

Info:
www.chamberofaugusta.org

3)    Derby, Kansas

Derby Kiwanis Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Time: 7:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
Date: Monday, July 4
Where: Derby Recreation Center, 801 E. Market, Derby, KS
Cost: Tickets are $5.00 (13 and older) and $3.00 (2-12 years) and 2 and under are free

4th of July Parade
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Date: Monday, July 4
Where: Derby, KS

Independence Day Celebration
Time: Open at 7:00 p.m., Fireworks set to begin at 9:40 p.m.
Date: Monday, July 4
Where: High Park, 2700 E. Madison, Derby, Kansas

Info: This event will be going on all day long and can be appreciated by the whole family. Start your 4th of July with breakfast sponsored by Kiwanis. All the proceeds raised will go towards youth services.

Other 4th of July events in Derby include a parade, Hiland Dairy ice cream social, community band performances, and community choir performances. The day will conclude with a firework show that is set to go off at approximately 9:45 p.m.

More info: http://www.derbyweb.com/fourth-of-july.cfm

4)    El Dorado, Kansas

13th Annual 4th of July Celebration
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Date: Monday, July 4
Where: Forest Park & Municipal Pool, 900 N Taylor, El Dorado, Kansas
Cost: FREE

July 4th Fireworks
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Date: Monday, July 4
Where: Haverhill & W. Central, 900 N Taylor, El Dorado, Kansas
Cost: FREE

Info: El Dorado’s Independence Day activities will be taking place on Monday. The lineup includes face painting, turtle races, water balloon toss, sand art, and more. There will be free swimming at the municipal pool between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Hot dogs and chips will be served between 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There will also be a wiffle ball and super toss “The Bean Game” tournaments taking place. Participants in the tournaments must register before Friday, July 1. The firework show will begin at 9:00 p.m.  

5)    Haysville, Kansas

Sunday, July 3
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Riggs Park, 700 Sarah Ln., Haysville, KS
Cost: FREE

Info: The Haysville Youth Firecracker Parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. Children ages 0 to 12 are encouraged to wear costumes and participate in the parade by decorating their bikes, strollers, wagons, etc. The parade will begin and end by the sidewalk along Sarah Lane in Riggs Park. The parade will conclude with a parachute launch, goodie bags, and refreshments.

There will be a free concert by the band Rain, who will play some classic songs from the 60’s and 70’s. Food vendors will also be set up in the park. Dinner and snack options will be available until 10:00 p.m.

Monday, July 4
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Riggs Park, 700 Sarah Ln., Haysville, KS
Cost: FREE

Info: The Independence Day Parade will begin on Grand Avenue at the old Senior Center and end at the Haysville Middle School. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and is being sponsored by the Haysville Chamber of Commerce.

Other morning activities include the All-American Fishing Derby, frog races, and raft races at the pool. All of these events are free and prizes will be awarded to winners of the competitions.

The firework show will begin at approximately 9:45 p.m. in Riggs Park. This will be the highlight of the weekend events so you won’t want to miss out on this!

More info: http://haysville-ks.com/images/PDF/recreation/Event_Flier_pdf.pdf

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