Tulsa Area July 4 Celebrations and Fireworks Displays
Fourth of July is quickly approaching and you may or may not already be planning where you will station yourself to watch the fireworks.Below are just some of the activities taking place in the area this week. A large portion of them are provided by KTUL's community newspaper partner, the Catoosa Times. Stone Canyon: 7-9 p.m., July 3 at 76th St. N. and 177th E. Ave, Owasso. Red, White and Boom: 8:45 p.m., July 3 at the Green's Golf Course. Head over to 86th St. N. near the high school for the best view. Owasso red white & boom: Fireworks at 9:15 pm after nightfall and radio station KYFM 100.1 will play patriotic music to accompany the show. Fantasy in the Sky: Head to Skiatook on July 3 for a fireworks show at the Skiatook Airport. Funds also will be collected for OKC tornado relief. Claremore: 6-10 p.m., July 4 at Clarmeore Lake. Oologah Lake Fireworks: 9:15 p.m., July 4, near the dam at Hawthorn Bluff, Overlook Park and Redbud Marina. FreedomFest Fireworks: 5-10:30 p.m., River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave., Tulsa. Jenks Freedom Fest: July 4 at Jenks downtown for live bluegrass music and plenty of food and shopping. Pawnee: July 4 over at the green bridge along Agency Road. Plenty of fireworks for the whole family. Duck Creek Fireworks - Lake Ketchum: Historic Planes Fly Over at 7:00pm - Fireworks at Sunset Bartlesville 4th of July: The Kids' Patriotic "Red, White & Blue" Parade starts at 7:30pm, with prizes for the funniest, most patriotic and best use of a red, white and blue display. Check in for the parade is 7:00pm at the Chamber Depot. Fireworks at 9:45 pm Nowata - Independence Day Wild Turkey Fest: Turtle races, watermelon feed, games and more.Live music and fireworks at dusk. Grove - Arts, Crafts Music and Cajun Festival: Visitors to the annual Arts, Crafts, Music & Cajun Festival don't have to travel deep into the heart of Cajun country to find good food, good times and good music. Spend the day in Grove and enjoy authentic Cajun music, Cajun food and a wealth of entertainers. Pawhuska - Freedom Celebration Parade: Come to the Freedom Celebration Parade on the 4th of July and enjoy free hot dogs, balloons, flags and watermelon. There will also be prizes awarded for funniest entry, best pet, best wheels, most original and most outrageous. Drumright - Drumright Summer Oil Patch Festival: The Summer Oil Patch Festival is a beloved Drumright tradition featuring all-day music from talented musicians, magicians, helicopter landings, a children's play area, skydivers and more. Fireworks in the evening. Salute to America: 8-10 p.m. July 4 at Guthrie Greens, 111 E. Brady, Tulsa. Eufaula - 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular: Relax and enjoy the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on a boat or from the shores of beautiful Lake Eufaula. Known as the largest fireworks display on Lake Eufaula, bright bursts of color will light up the sky along with loud booms and bangs in this impressive show. Jenks - Jenks Freedom Fest: Head to Jenks to celebrate America with the 2013 Freedom Fest. This old-fashioned event is a family-friendly way to celebrate Independence Day in Jenks. Fireworks shot at dark from 96th St Bridge. Jay Fireworks Display - Jay: Bring the family to Jay, the self-proclaimed Huckleberry Capital of the World, and celebrate the 4th of July by watching a spectacular fireworks display at the city's J.B. Earp Stadium. 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza - Miami: Miami's 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza attracts spectators to Riverview Park for family fun and fireworks. Enjoy live entertainment beginning at 5pm and visit the concession stand for a snack. Fireworks at dark. Grand Lake Fireworks - Disney/Grand Lake: Come to the Grand River Dam to watch the spectacular Grand Lake Fireworks. Spend the day taking in the sights, take a tour of the dam, swim, camp and enjoy the lake by boat. Red White and Boom - Tahlequah: The second annual Red, White and Boom fireworks show, presented by the Cherokee Nation with assistance from the Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce and Tahlequah Main Street Association, will kick off Wednesday evening, July 3, south of Tahlequah on U.S. Highway 62, near the Cherokee Casino.Festivities begin around 7 p.m. Tulsa Drillers: Fireworks following games July 3-5 at OneOk Field.Oklahoma Tourism & www.travelok.com contributed to this report.
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