4th of July Fireworks & Parades in Wichita (and Sourrounding Areas)


Are you ready for some red, white, blue and Wichita fireworks? There are quite a few options this year (especially compared to last year) for 4th of July parades & fireworks displays in and around Wichita!

4th of July Fireworks & Parades in Wichita

Wichita Fireworks

Bradley Fair Summer Concert Fireworks

Thursday, July 1 | 7:30 p.m. concert (Fireworks begin immediately after concert)

Enjoy music by Kayla Waters, award-winning urban jazz keyboardist. No registration is required. Grab your friends + family, a blanket, and some chairs to set up a picnic spot along the vast area that surrounds Bradley Fair Lake. 

Windsurge Red, White, & BOOM

Sunday, July 4 | 5:30-10:30 p.m. (Fireworks begin at approx. 9:50 p.m.)

Riverfront Stadium will open their gates at 5:30pm with free admission for all to enjoy live music, yard games, kid’s activities, and more for Wichita fireworks. Concession stands will be open for participants to purchase some of their favorite ballpark foods and beverages, while they explore the stadium, enjoy the music and participate in activities. The Red, White & BOOM! Fireworks over the Arkansas River will begin at 9:50 p.m.

4th of July Riverside Children’s Parade

Sunday, July 4 | 12pm

Decorate your bicycles, yourself, and your brothers and sisters, and join in the fun!
We are so excited to announce Todd Volkmann from the Kansas Wildlife Exhibit will be our Grand Marshall leading the festivities! This year we will have free ice cream treats for parade participants. Before and after the parade, there are always fun things to do in the park. 


Independence Day Parade 

Saturday, July 3 | 10am

Parade Route: Begins at Panther Stadium (just east of Madison Ave. and Woodlawn Blvd.), proceeds west on Madison to Georgie, south on Georgie to Market, east on Market back to the middle school.
View the parade route map

Fireworks in the Park

Sunday, July 4 | 6 p.m. (Fireworks begin at approx. 9:30 p.m.)

Bring a blanket and lawn chair and enjoy a fun evening in Derby at High Park. You are welcome to bring a picnic dinner. 

  • There will not be food trucks at the event. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • ADA parking will be available at the Darrell Zimmerman Family Shelter parking lot.
  • No personal fireworks allowed in the park.
  • Questions? Call Public Works at 788-0301 or email [email protected]

El Dorado

Independence Day Celebration

Saturday, July 3 | 9am-8pm 

Join the City of El Dorado Parks & Rec Department at East Park for Bike Parade (ages 4-12), youth wiffle ball tournament, turtle races, family games, lunch, free swim at Municipal pool, followed by the fireworks show at McDonald Stadium.


Goddard Fireworks Show

Friday, July 2 | 7-10:30pm

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the fireworks show provided by Goddard Lions Club. Live music by the Jake Lauer Band and an evening of family fun.
Free hot dogs, chips, water, watermelon and Ice cream provided by Goddard Lions Club.


4th of July Celebration

Saturday, July 3 – Sunday, July 4

This years events will be broken up into 2 days, with the Parade, Fishing Derby, Hot Dog Feed and Water games on Saturday July 3rd. Concert and Fireworks on the evening of Sunday, July 4th.


Parade & Ice Cream Social

Sunday, July 4 | Noon

Parade starts at noon, and a community social following the parade at Main Street Park with free ice cream, watermelon & popsicles, presentation of the flags by the American Legion & entertainment from the UMC Choir.

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