Looking for something to do this July 4 weekend? There are several public fireworks shows that will light up the Johnson County night skies in local 2015 Independence Day celebrations on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. Activities at various events will include parades, live music, food booths, inflatables, face painting, games, petting zoos, and fun for all ages.
The holiday celebration will begin a day earlier in Edgerton, which is sponsoring a Community Picnic at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks display at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Friday, July 3, at the Martin Creek Park.
Fairway, in partnership with Westwood and Roeland Park along with funding assistance from Westwood Hills and Mission Woods, is having a fireworks display, beginning at approximately 9:30 p.m. July 3, at Bishop Miege High School, 5041 Reinhardt Drive, Roeland Park.
A Flags 4 Freedom display, featuring approximately 1,300 American flags, will be visible until approximately 4 p.m. Monday, July 6. A Patriotic Concert will occur at 1:55 p.m. July 4 at the Merriam Marketplace, 5740 Merriam Drive.
Community events scheduled on July 4 include: