Fourth of July activities planned statewide

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This Fourth of July, a number of celebrations will take place in and around the metro area. All are free and offer a variety of fun activities, food and music. Those include:

 Bricktown’s 4th Fest

www.bricktown4thfest.com

Bricktown’s 4th Fest features live music from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4, on the Chevy Stage at the corner of Sheridan and Oklahoma. The fireworks extravaganza show begins at 9:30 p.m. Free parking will be available beginning at 7 p.m. in the Redhawks parking lot east of the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

 Celebration in the Heartland

www.cityofmoore.com/events/celebration-heartland

1903 NE 12th St., Moore

Moore’s free festival is from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 4 at Buck Thomas Park, with a fireworks show beginning at dark. Food vendors, a children’s tent and inflatables will all be featured, with live music performances from 2 to 7 p.m. in the south pavilion.

Freedom Festival

www.cityofbethany.org/2015/05/family-fun-festival-2015

Eldon Lyon Park

7400 Block on NW 36th St., Bethany

Freedom Festival kicks off with a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 4, and features food vendors, carnival rides and games, a petting zoo and a concert that starts at 6 p.m. A digitally mastered fireworks display starts at 9:55 p.m.

 Freedom Fest

www.cityofyukonok.gov/city-departments/parks-recreation/events

Chisholm Trail Park

500 W Vandament, Yukon

Freedom Fest kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday, July 3, with live music and free ice cream. A fireworks show starts at 10 p.m. The festival starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4, with the Cherry Bomb Triathlon.

Events continue throughout the day, featuring a hot dog-eating contest, obstacle course, a performance by the OKC Philharmonic and a 10 p.m. fireworks show.

 LibertyFest

www.libertyfest.org

2300 S Broadway, Edmond

The LibertyFest Route 66 parade in downtown Edmond starts at 9 a.m. ParkFest begins at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Central Oklahoma campus, featuring inflatables, games, entertainment, food vendors, free watermelon, and a fireworks show at 10 p.m.

Norman Day Celebration

www.normanok.gov/parks/4th-july-norman-day-0

Reaves Park

2501 Jenkins Ave., Norman

Norman’s park festival features pony rides, food vendors and a fireworks show beginning at 9:45 p.m.

Red, White and BOOM!

www.okcphilharmonic.org/rwb

State Fair Park

333 Gordon Cooper Blvd.,

Oklahoma City

Bring a lawn chair or blanket to the State Fair Park at 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, for a free concert and fireworks show. The evening features the Oklahoma City Philharmonic with special guests Joel Levine and soloist Emily Drennan. Concessions will be available.

 

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