Where to watch July 4th fireworks in Kansas City 2017

The Kansas City area will be awash with American spirit for the 4th of July.

There will be a ton of events that will celebrate America’s birthday, but there is no way that a 4th of July event can be legit without fireworks, and if you’re looking for the best fireworks in the KC area, here are five displays that you absolutely must see.

Salute to the Union
July 4 @ 4pm
Merritt Lake -- Grant Ave., Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
(913) 684-2580

There is a special amount of American pride in the Heartland, and this Kansas festival will showcase that pride perfectly. Salute to the Union will have food and fun, but the ultimate highlight of this festival will be the fireworks display that will light up Merritt Lake and the surrounding area in a sterling array of colors. 

KC Riverfest
July 4  @ 4 pm
Berkley Riverfront Park -- Grand Blvd. & River Front Rd., Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 561-7555

The largest 4th of July celebration will be held at the Berkley Riverfront Park. The KC Riverfest will celebrate all there is to be an American, and at the end of this fantastic festival, there will be splendid fireworks show that will put on a dazzling display of lights and color over the festival.

4th of July Fireworks in Parkville
July 4 @ 9 pm
Downtown Parkville, MO
(816) 505-2227

The small town of Parkville will become a lively spot for the 4th of July. The town will go all out for Uncle Sam’s birthday, which will include a spectacular 4th of July fireworks display that is simply one of the best shows in the KC area.

OP Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 @ 4 pm
Corporate Woods -- 8717 W. 110th St., Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 895-6000

In the mass sprawl that is Overland Park, this venue has become a gem for its residents. Corporate Woods in Overland Park will play host to the Fourth of July Celebration that will feature fireworks that will aim to spend spectators into awe and excitement for Uncle Sam’s birthday.