Family friendly July 4th events in Kansas City 2017

Family will be the central theme at many of Kansas City's 2017 4th of July events. The Missouri city will offer numerous family-friendly events with activities ranging from rides to parades to live music. Check out five of the best family-friendly 4th of July events in the KC area below. 

Fireworks at World’s of Fun
July 3 -5 @ 10 pm
Worlds of Fun -- 4545 NE Worlds of Fun Dr, Kansas City, MO 64161
(816) 454-4545

There's nothing like roller coasters and fireworks to make a high-adrenaline experience, and Worlds of Fun will offer both. This theme park on KC’s northwest side has been a family haven for decades, and for the July 4th Weekend, will pull out all the stops to ensure each and every family has an unforgettable experience.

Kansas City Riverfest
July 4 @ 4 pm
Berkley Riverfront Park -- River Front Rd, Kansas City, MO 64120
(816) 559-3750

One of the biggest 4th of July events in the region is also one of the area’s most family-friendly. The Kansas City Riverfest will offer activities, food and entertainment to provide endless fun for the entire family.

Liberty 4th Fest
July 3 @ 5:30 pm
Fountain Bluff Sports Complex -- 2200 E Old State Route 210, Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 439-4390

The town of Liberty is going to party on Uncle Sam’s birthday. Liberty 4th Fest is one of the larger 4th of July celebrations in the KC area, offering a whole day of entertainment for the entire family, including a magnificent fireworks display.

Booms & Blooms Festival
July 1 @ 2 pm
Powell Gardens -- 1609 NW US Hwy 50, Kingsville, MO 64061
(816) 697-2600

One of the KC area’s best parks, Powell Gardens will be a great place for families to celebrate Uncle Sam’s birthday. The Booms & Blooms Festival will feature activities, music and more, equating to nothing but fun for the entire family.