Drive any direction, and you will find one of the many different Fourth of July celebrations around the state. From massive fireworks extravaganzas to traditional hometown displays of patriotism, or old-fashioned jubilees, there is a celebration the entire family will enjoy. Oklahoma is one state that does not skimp on the festivities
Go Big or Go Home Edmond’s LibertyFest is a must-see. Encompassing ten events that span a week, LibertyFest has been recognized by CNN and USA Today as among the top ten festivals to experience in the U.S. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the festival. From parades, a car show, activities for the kids, and fireworks, there is something different to do every day for the entire family.
Take in the scenery of the Arkansas River and check out Tulsa’s FreedomFest. A day of activities takes place around Tulsa’s River Parks district. Relax with a picnic before enjoying live music, face painting, food vendors, and other concessions. Then stay for one of the largest fireworks displays in the state.
Come see Moore and a Celebration in the Heartland. This festival is considered to be among the best Oklahoma has to offer. Parents will enjoy the motorcycle, car, and truck show, while the kids enjoy frolicking in the giant sandpit or experiencing the arts tent. A wide variety of vendors and food concessions will also be present, along with carnival rides followed by a spectacular fireworks show.
Freedom Fest in Yukon offers attendees a day-long series of events. Kids will enjoy the parade, arts and crafts, swimming, and games, while the entire family can take advantage of free ice cream, watermelon, and music. The night’s festivities come to a close at Chisolm Trail Park with an awe-inspiring fireworks display and a performance by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic orchestra.