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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: 



  • When: Friday, June 29, 4:30-10 p.m.
  • Where: Bentley Park Sports Complex, 8505 E. 148th St. S., Bixby

The Bixby Freedom Celebration is the largest free, public fireworks extravaganza in this area. In its second year the 2016 Bixby Freedom Celebration brought approximately 13,000 people from the local community together in patriotic celebration, with thousands more gathered nearby to watch the spectacular, professional fireworks display. On Friday, June 29, 2018, The Bridge Church and its sponsors will once again host Bixby’s very own Independence Day fireworks celebration. So bring your family and friends and celebrate freedom together! www.bixbyfreedomcelebration.com


  • When: Tuesday, July 3
  • Where: 110 N. Broadway, Skiatook

"Fantasy in the Sky" is that annual Fourth of July celebration sponsored by the City of Skiatook and area businesses. The celebration starts with a community wide parade and continues throughout the day with great food, vendors and live music. The night concludes with a world class fireworks show that brings more than 75,000 people to Skiatook. www.cityofskiatook.com


  • When: Tuesday, July 3 at dusk
  • Where: Grand Lake—Disney Spillways on the water.



  • When: Wednesday, July 4, 6 a.m.-12 p.m. (fishing derby), 6 p.m.-10 p.m. (evening festivities)
  • Where: Claremore Lake Park, East on Blue Starr Drive

Fishing Derby
Starts at 7 a.m. on the 4th of July. It's open to all kids ages 4-12 years old. Fishing poles and tackle boxes are given out to the first 400 kids. Trophies will be given out for biggest and smallest fish. Two bicycles will be raffled off in each age group (4-6), (7-9), (10-12). 
Evening Fireworks Celebration
Claremore Lake Park will open for the evening event at 6 p.m. The flag raising with national anthem will kick-off the evening. Live entertainment starts after the flag raising at approximately 6:30 pm. There will be concessions available on-site along with kids inflatables and the brand new splash pad. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Learn more at www.visitclaremore.org.


  • When: Wednesday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Where: Grove Civic Center, 1720 S. Main, Grove

One doesn’t have 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 on the 4th of July with authentic Cajun music, Cajun food and many other entertainers. www.grandlakefestivals.com


  • When: Wednesday, July 4, 3-10 p.m.
  • Where: 96th Street Bridge near the Jenks Riverwalk

One of the longest, most brilliant fireworks shows in the area, Boom Fest is presented by Los Cabos Mexican Grill with the assistance of other local businesses. Los Cabos and the Riverwalk will host to events, including helicopter rides, a balloon artist and face painting, and music all day long leading up to the largest firework display in Tulsa at 9:45pm! Grab the kids and get there early.  www.riverwalktulsa.com


  • When: Wednesday, July 4, 5-10 p.m.
  • Where: Three Activity Locations: Veteran’s Park, 1875 S. Boulder Ave.; River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave; and Blue Rose Café and Elwoods near 21st and Riverside

Visible for miles around, an estimated 80,000 spectators enjoy the view of the Folds of Honor FreedomFest 2018 presented by QuikTrip Corporation from Veterans Park, River West Festival Park and along the Arkansas River. Spectators can experience the full effect of this patriotic celebration by tuning into radio sponsor KRMG (740 AM & 102.3 FM) during the display to listen to the accompanying musical score. This is where Tulsa Fireworks happen. 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. The 2018 fireworks display will be produced by Hance Pyrotechnics and staged from the 21st Street Bridge. www.riverparks.org/freedomfest


  • When: Wednesday, July 4, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks

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! www.okaquarium.org 


  • When: Wednesday, July 4, 7-10 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Bartlesville, 2nd Street between Dewey and Keeler Ave.

Come see great live entertainment by local stars on stage, along with tons of activities for kids (and kids at heart)! It's all about fun, an F-16 flyover, family, friends, food - and, of course, fireworks to celebrate our nation's birthday! Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville and the Examiner-Enterprise. www.facebook.com/bartlesvillefreedomfest

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