Fourth of July Family Fun in Green Country!
Check out these family-friendly parades, fireworks and festivals to celebrate our independence.
There are so many ways to enjoy the Fourth of July throughout the Tulsa area. From parades to grand finales, we've got your Independence Day covered in our Fourth of July family fun in Green Country listing:
Bixby Freedom Celebration 2017
- Friday, June 30; 4:30 p.m. Fireworks start around 9:40 p.m.
- NW corner of 121st and Memorial
Bixby Freedom Celebration has it all: food trucks, patriotic tributes, distinguished guest speakers, a Kid Zone, and--of course--fireworks! Grounds open at 4:30 p.m.; the patriotic presentation begins at 7:45, and the fireworks around 9:40 p.m. Food will be available at 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.bixbyfreedomcelebration.com.
Cajun Festival - and Arts, Crafts, Music Festival in Grove
- Saturday, July 1; 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
- Grove Civic Center, 1720 S. Main in Grove, OK
One doesn’t have to travel deep into the heart of Cajun Country of Louisiana to find good food, good times and good music. In fact, it can be found in Grove at the Grove Civic Center with authentic Cajun music, Cajun food and many other entertainers. Find more on their website.
Grand Lake Fireworks
- When: Saturday, July 1 at dusk
Located between the spillways in Disney starting at 9:30 p.m. Find more on their website.
Har-Ber Village Independence Day Celebration
- When: Monday, July 3; 10 a.m. to noon
- Where: 4404 West 20th St. in Grove, OK
Attendees can play old fashioned lawn games, hand crank firecracker ice cream, decorate their bikes and wagons for a Kids Parade and listen to Thomas Jefferson, a.k.a. Tad Jones, speak and Broadway performer Ron Young sing the National Anthem. Free with museum admission. Find more information at www.har-bervillage.com.
Celebrate the Red, White and Blue: Barry Epperley returns to Signature Symphony Stage
- When: Monday, July 3; 7:30 p.m.
- Where: VanTrease Performing Arts Center, 81st and Highway 169
The founder of the Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College returns to the TCC stage for this year's 4th on the 3rd Concert. Conductor Emeritus Barry Epperley will lead the professional orchestra through a musical celebration of America's independence.
Bartlesville 4th of July Freedom Fest
- When: Tuesday, July 4; 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m.)
- Where: 2nd St & Johnstone Ave. in downtown Bartlesville
Celebrate Independence Day in downtown Bartlesville with games and activities for all ages, patriotic kids parade, music and more. Find more on their website.
Claremore 4th of July Celebration
- When: Tuesday, July 4; 6 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
- Where: Claremore Lake Park, E. Blue Starr Dr., Claremore
Live entertainment starting around 6:10 pm; concessions, childrens inflatables, and more all starting at 6pm. Fireworks around 9:40 p.m., or when it gets dark. Find more on their website.
Jenks America Freedom Fest
- When: Tuesday, July 4; 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
- Where: Jenks Main Street in Jenks
Jenks residents and visitors are invited to Main Street on July 4 for a day of fun, food and entertainment.
The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Jenks. Festivities include live music, food trucks, local vendors and free watermelon. Newspring Family Church will also host a kids zone at Second and Main featuring inflatables and water games. Find more on their website.
Fish and Fireworks - The skies over Jenks will light up with one of the longest, most brilliant fireworks shows in the area and the Oklahoma Aquarium backyard offers a front row view. The Oklahoma Aquarium will be open regular hours during the day – 10:00 to 6:00 with the last entry at 5:00. The Aquarium will reopen at 6:30 and offer half-price admission. Bring lawn chairs and blankets, but no outside food or coolers please. Food and beverages will be available for purchase in the Coral Reef Cafe' and outside on the deck by McGraw Beach. Enjoy the exhibits, then head outside to see the fireworks!
Boom Fest 2017!
- When: Tuesday, July 4; 2 p.m.-Midnight
- Where: Riverwalk Jenks; 300 Riverwalk Terrace, Jenks
Boom Fest, presented by Los Cabos Mexican Grill, offers a full day of fun! Los Cabos and the Riverwalk will host a variety of events throughout the day, including music, helicopter rides, a balloon artist, and more. All this will lead up to the largest fireworks display in Tulsa, starting at 9:45 p.m.. Visit their Facebook page for a complete schedule.
Folds of Honor FreedomFest 2017 presented by QT
- When: Tuesday, July 4 at 5 p.m.
- Where: Tulsa River Parks
Visible for miles around, an estimated 80,000 spectators will view the Folds of Honor FreedomFest 2017 from Veterans Park, and along the Arkansas River. Spectators can experience the full effect of this patriotic celebration by tuning in to radio sponsor KRMG (740 AM & 102.3 FM) during the display to listen to the accompanying musical score. For those celebrating at home, turn to KTUL Tulsa’s News Channel 8 to watch live coverage of the Fireworks Grand Finale in the opening moments of the 10 p.m. newscast.
Folds of Honor FreedomFest 2017 features live entertainment, food, beverages and Kids Zone inflatable play stations. Activities begin at 5:00 p.m. at Veterans Park located at 1875 S. Boulder Avenue. Inflatables are free and available to the public. Additional activities, food and beverage will be available from festival vendors.
Find more on their website.
Kendall-Whittier July 4th Parade
- When: Tuesday, July 4; decorating begins at 9 a.m. and parade begins at 10 a.m.
- Where: Meet in front of Kendall-Whittier Elementary, 2601 E. 5th Pl.; Festivities continue after the parade in Kendall-Whittier Park, 2645 E. 5th St.
Children can decorate their bikes, trikes, scooters, wagons and strollers with balloons and crepe paper (provided), then parade around the park. After the parade children can enjoy the splash pad and games. Free hot dogs and sno-cones will also be available. Decorating begins at 9 a.m., the parade at 10 a.m. Kendall-Whittier Park. Info: 918-706-2252.
Red, White and Boom Fireworks Show
- When: Tuesday, July 4 at 9 p.m.
- Where: Fireworks will launch from The Greens in Owasso; viewing locations will be announced the week of the event
Find more information on the City of Owasso's website.