Several area towns will host 4th of July celebrations and activities.You can find more events or add your own on our online calendar: http://events.5newsonline.com/
Bella Vista – JULY 3 The City of Bella Vista will have a fireworks display at dusk, approximately 9:30 p.m., on the Loch Lomond Dam.
Bentonville – JULY 4 – An Evening at Orchards Park. Music at 7 p.m. Fireworks at approx. 9:30 p.m. Event is free to the public. http://www.bentonville.org.
Centerton – JULY 3 – The New Life Christian Center at 6:30PM.
Centerton – JULY 4 – First Baptist Church located at 351 West Centerton Blvd will be hosting their Annual Fourth Fest, starts at 7 p.m.
Gravette – JULY 4 – The City of Gravette will host a ribbon cutting for the skate park addition at Pop Allum Park off Dallas Street at 6 p.m., followed live music, free hot dogs and fireworks at dark.
Siloam Springs – JULY 4 – “Fire in the Sky” fireworks celebration will be held at the Siloam Springs Municipal Airport beginning at 8:30 p.m.
Rogers –JULY 3 – Celebrate with Mayor Greg Hines at Veterans Park. The park opens at 6:30 p.m. watermelon provided by First National Bank. Food and drink vendors on site. Live music. Bring lawn chairs. Fireworks at dusk. http://www.rogersarkansas.com/
Rogers – JUNE 29 – From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the “All American Freedom” Festival presented by Pinnacle Hills Promenade, Camp Alliance, Inc. and Liberty Bank. The event includes a Freedom 5K & 1K Fun/Run Walk from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., a fashion show, live music, magic show and more. http://campallianceinc.com/
Rogers – JUNE 30 – 6th Annual Fireworks at the Crosses featuring live music, outdoor baptisms, and a spectacular fireworks display. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. at Cross Church Pinnacle Hills. Food will be available for purchase. Please bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. This event is free to the public. http://www.crosschurch.com/
Gentry – JULY 4 – The all-day event begins City Park on West Main Street. Fun run, car show, adult coed softball tournament, food and drink vendors, inflatables, wrestling exhibition, free tractor rides, open mic performances, cheerleading exhibition, Little Miss and Mister Gentry pageant, live music by Chase Rice, followed by fireworks at dusk. http://www.gentrychamber.com/
Beaver Lake – JULY 5 – 12th Annual Ventris Trails End Resort’s Fireworks Display, 8 -10 p.m. Just South of marker “8” on Beaver Lake.
Alma – JULY 3 – Celebrate with the mayor at the Alma Aquatic Park at 9 p.m.
Van Buren – July 4 – The City of Van Buren will host a free fireworks show at the Field of Dreams with music provided by Sam Bradley. Free cokes and popcorn. Concession stand will be open with proceeds benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren. No alcohol, pets, fireworks or firearms allowed. Gates open at 7 p.m. with the show starting at dark.
Altus – JULY 5 – Food and drink vendors, live music and a fireworks show at Altus City Park. Festivities begin at 5 p.m.
Ozark – JULY 4 – The 3rd Annual Cardboard Boat Race, Independence Day festivities and fireworks on the east side of town sponsored by the Ozark Fire Department at sundown over the river. http://www.ozarkchamberofcommerce.com
Clarksville – JULY 4 – The First Baptist Church will host a fireworks show at dark. You’re encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to the family-friendly event.
Poteau – JULY 4 – Free public event begins at 6 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center parking lot. Water slides, games, prizes, food. Live music in the Amphitheater featuring Stuck on 7, Still Kickin’ & Hillbilly Vegas. Fireworks at dusk. http://poteauchamber.com/
Booneville – JULY 4 – Freedom Fireworks at Bearcat Stadium from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Paris – JULY 3 – The annual Independence Day fireworks display will take place at the High School Football practice field at 9 p.m. Sponsored by the Paris Area Chamber and pyrotechnic experts from the Paris Volunteer Fire Department. http://www.parisaronline.com
New Blaine – JULY 4 – The fire department will host a fireman’s breakfast at 5 a.m., fire truck rides, games, a pageant and more, followed by fireworks at sundown.
Fort Smith – JULY 4 – Mayor’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration at Harry E. Kelley Park beginning at 7 p.m. Concessions, live music with Blue Fiddle, the Community Band and Mr. Cabbage Head and the Screaming Radishes. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs and ice chests area permitted. No alcohol. No personal fireworks and no pedestrians on the bridge. http://www.fortsmith.org/calendar/CalDetail.aspx?date=7/4/2013
Greenwood – JULY 4 – The Annual Greenwood Chamber of Commerce 5K Freedom Fest Run will be held at 7:30 a.m. Early entry fee by noon on July 1st is $20.00. Day of race $30.00. Sign in is 6:30 a.m. at the Means Wilkinson Community Center. Race starts at 7:30 am. http://www.greenwoodarkansas.com Events continue all day with a pancake breakfast, games, food, live music, and a free fireworks display at dark in the Greenwood Square.
Mansfield – JULY 4 – Mansfield and the Huntington Fire Department will host a free fireworks show at Mansfield High School Football Field. Show will start at dark with music and other festivities.
Bonanza – JULY 6 – The City of Bonanza will dedicate the park at 310 HWY 45 southt o the Nemeth Family at 6 p.m. The event also includes two live bands, activities and a slide for kids, and fireworks at dark. Bring a lawn chair!
Sallisaw – JULY 4 – Annual Freedom Fest fireworks at Sallisaw High School.
Lake Tenkiller – JULY 4 – Free fireworks show on the south end of Lake Tenkiller at dusk. Fireworks will be shot off from an area near the state park. Best spots to watch for boaters includes between the two islands, Cookson Bend and Sixshooter.
Waldron – JULY 4 – The Waldron Volunteer Fire Department will host a fireworks show at approximately 8:45 p.m. at Sodie Davidson Park.
Fayetteville – JULY 4 – The Northwest Arkansas Mall has plenty of events planned including sidewalk sales, summer fashion show, and an ice cream eating contest. Boom! Kinetic will perform at 7 p.m. in the upper JC Penny parking lot, followed by the 3rd Annual Uptown Fayetteville’s Freedom Fireworks Display at around 9:25 p.m. www.northwestarkansasmall.com
Springdale – JULY 4 – 4th At the Field at Arvest Ballpark. Gates will open at 4:45pm, numerous inflatables will be available all around the concourse as well as three additional courtesy of the Coca-Cola Family Fun Festival, our concessions stands will be open all throughout the night and an exhibition baseball game between two teams from the M.I.N.K Collegiate Baseball League, the Joplin Outlaws and the Nevada Griffons, will begin at 5pm. Following the ballgame, the Wes Hart Band is scheduled to perform live for an hour from 8-9pm with our Fireworks Spectacular starting at approximately 9:05pm to conclude the night. Tickets for Fourth at the Field are $8 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and under. Seating for this special event is all general admission and one ticket will get you into all of the action. Tickets can be purchased at the Arvest Ballpark Box Office, online at www.nwanaturals.com, or by calling toll free ticket hotline at (877) 444-2637.
Springdale- JULY 6- The Tractor Supply Fireworks show will be held following the Rodeo of the Ozarks at approximately 10 p.m. at Parsons Stadium.
Farmington – JULY 6 – A fireworks display will begin around 9:15 p.m. at Farmington High School Football Stadium.
Don’t see your city’s even listed? Email firstname.lastname@example.org