Where to Watch Fireworks

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‎While the personal use of fireworks is banned in much of the area, there are still several professional shows scheduled.

Benton County
Bentonville: The city will host its annual professional fireworks display at Orchards Park beginning with live music at 7 p.m.  from Total Defrag and the Arkansas Winds Orchestra. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m, on Wednesday, July 4. Event is free to the public. Concessions will be available and parking will be located throughout Memorial Park. Parks and Recreation recommends that patrons arrive early as some streets will be temporarily closed around 8 p.m. 

In addition to this free event, citizens may take advantage of the Melvin Ford Aquatic Center’s special swim day on July 4. On this day, there will be no admission charged to swim at the public pool. The hours of operation are from 12 – 7 p.m. 

Rogers: 5th Annual Fireworks at the Crosses at Cross Church at Pinnacle Hills in Rogers. Live music, food vendors and fireworks. Event begins at 5 p.m. SUNDAY, JULY 1.

Rogers: Music, watermelon provided by First National, food and drink vendors, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Park, TUESDAY, JULY 3. Fireworks begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair.

Bella Vista: Independence Day Fireworks, 8 p.m., TUESDAY, JULY 3 at Loch Lomond Dam. The fireworks, which are sponsored by the City of Bella Vista, will begin at dusk, or shortly after 9 p.m.

Garfield: 11th Annual Ventris Trail’s End Resort Fireworks Display, 8 p.m., TUESDAY, JULY 3. This display is free to the public and to be seen by boat only. Just south of marker “8” on Beaver Lake.  

Beaver Lake: The Edens Bluff Community fireworks display will be held at dark Wednesday, July 4. The show can be viewed by boat near Edens Bluff on Beaver Lake, approximately halfway between Hickory Creek Marina and Horseshoe Bend State Park.

Washington County
Fayetteville: Freedom Fireworks and Celebration at Northwest Arkansas Mall Wednesday, July 4. Activities begin with a Summer Fashion Show at 2 p.m. and an ice cream eating contest at 3 p.m. Live music featuring Boom! Kinetic and the Singing Men of Arkansas begins at 6 p.m. Fireworks will begin around 9:15 p.m.

Springdale: Fourth at the Field at Arvest Ballpark presented by the Walmart Visitor Center. Inflatables, family activities, on-field activities, live music and fireworks will round out the evening’s entertainment on July 4th. Gates open at 5 p.m. Fireworks begin at 8:45 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and under. Visit nwanaturals.com or call (479) 927-4900 for more information and to buy tickets.

Springdale: Rodeo of the Ozarks at Parsons Stadium. A fireworks display will take place on the last day of the annual Rodeo of the Ozarks, SATURDAY, JULY 7. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the fireworks will begin after the rodeo.

West Fork: Inaugural Independence Day Celebration at Carter Park beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 3. Family-friendly fun and free food and drinks! Inflatables for the kids, kick ball, sack races, tug-o-war, home run derby, and more. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a professional fireworks display (weather permitting)

Sebastian County
Fort Smith:
Mayor’s Fourth of July Celebration, live music and fireworks at Harry E. Kelly Stage and Riverpark beginning at 7 p.m. Free admission. Transit buses begin at 6 p.m. along Garrison, Rogers, North A & B Streets. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Greenwood: Freedom Fest fireworks in the town square after sundown on Wednesday, July 4.

Crawford County
Van Buren: (fireworks cancelled) Firecracker Special at Crawford County Speedway, TUESDAY, JULY 3. $10 adults, kids ages 12 and under get in free.

Alma: Mayor’s Fireworks Celebration, Alma Aquatic Park, TUESDAY, JULY 3 at dusk. Free admission. Food vendors available.

Mountainburg: The fire department will sponsor a fireworks show in a field south of the Silver Bridge Truck Stop at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 4. They plan to wet down the field before they shoot off the fireworks.

Rudy: Fourth of July Festivities onTuesday, July3, beginning at 7 p.m. at the ballpark. Live music and entertainment, plus fireworks.

LeFlore County
Poteau: (Fireworks show cancelled) Several family-friendly activities will be held at the
DW Reynolds Center Outdoor Theatre beginning at 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 4. The event will include 25 vendors with free kids games, six water slides, free carriage rides, as well as hot dogs and hamburgers for sale. Music from bands Flashback, Still Kickin, Chaotic Resemblance, and Hillbilly Vegas beings at 5 p.m.

Spiro: Enjoy a professional fireworks show over the city’s lake at dusk, Wednesday, July 4.

Pocola: Tri-State Speedway’s 41st Annual Firecracker spectacular, SATURDAY, JUNE 30 after dark. $10 for adults, $2 for kids. All military, past or present, get in FREE with an I.D. Races start at 7:30 p.m.

Sequoyah County
Sallisaw:
Freedom Fest at Sallisaw High School Complex beginning at dusk on Wednesday, July 4.

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