Fourth of July Events 2018
2018 information is below. Information for 2019 will be available soon.
Come celebrate America's independence with a bang in beautiful Branson, Missouri! You'll find several fireworks displays throughout the area as Branson does it up big for the 4th galore at sidewalk sales, and other holiday celebrations in the area to enjoy.
If you're planning to attend fireworks displays and other outdoor events, you're encouraged to bring your own chairs or blankets. Some venues offer seating, but make sure you arrive as early as possible to get the best view. Branson is popular during the 4th of July holiday, so allow a little extra time to travel from point to point. You'll also want to reserve your lodging and show tickets several weeks in advance.
Celebrate Independence Day where patriotism is a way of life...in Branson!
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*All activities are subject to change, since they are outdoors, the weather may play a factor*
Honor America- College of the Ozarks
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Honor America Celebration's 29th Anniversary!
Soon it will be time for the 29th anniversary of the annual Honor America Celebration at College of the Ozarks. This special event will take place on Sunday, June 24, 2018, on campus. The public is invited to attend this free, old-fashioned patriotic celebration.
Guests are invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs.The All American Barbecue and Kids' Activities are from 5:30 to 9:00 pm.
Live entertainment throughout the evening leading up to the amazing fireworks finale!
Location: College of the Ozarks
Address:101 Opportunity Ave Point Lookout, MO 65726
The Annual Fireburst fireworks show will be held again this year over the waters of Table Rock Lake near the Kimberling City Bridge! The Fireburst 2018 Spectacular can be viewed by car, boat or on foot. Over 1,000 boats will crowd the lake for this huge fireworks show on Table Rock Lake in Kimberling City.
Just minutes from the lights of Downtown Branson. Fireburst will set off your imagination with an unbelievable fireworks show. Head to Kimberling City, south of Branson West, and bring a chair to enjoy the festivities from land as the sky is striped with color and blasting with this popping heard only once a year. For those who prefer to spend the holiday on the water, plan ahead for your day. Boat rentals can be hard to come by on this holiday. Or you can always bring your own boat and float the day away with thousands of people at the Fourth of July Fireburst. Fireworks show begins at dusk Saturday June 30, 2018 Bring your lawn chairs.
Admission is free!
Splash into the night with Night Water at White Water! You can play all day, and stay past dark with extended ride hours 10 am - 10 pm! Splash into your favorite White Water attractions in a whole new way at Night Water! Enjoy all 13 acres of rides and slides from 10 am to 10 pm! Come float Aloha River under the stars, test the evening rapids at Ohana Falls or dare to drop 75 feet in the dark on Kalani Towers! It's your favorite water rides after dark! Dive into Branson, Missouri's White Water where water rides and attractions will "wet" your appetite for summer fun in the sun! White Water is Branson's only outdoor water park and offers water-blasters, super-soakers, speed water slides, and a wave pool. Plus, Kalani Towers - the 6-lane Freefall and Racing thrill slide! Choose between two 75-foot freefall drop lanes or four mat racing lanes over 310-feet long. Night Water activities start at 5:00 pm and continue to 10:00 pm. on Fridays and Saturdays this summer!
Night Water activities start at 5:00 pm and continue to 10:00 pm.
Night Water Dates are:
- July 6,7
- July 13,14
- July 20,21
- July 27,28
- August 3,4
Location: White Water - 3505 West 76 Country Boulevard Branson, MO 65616
Old Time Celebration & Pyrotechnics Display
Wednesday, July 4th, is Rockaway Beach's July 4th Celebration. Performances by "A Beautiful End" will perform a concert on the lakefront with multiple sets containing a mix of original and cover songs.
Concessions and music will begin at 5:30pm. The concert will start at 7:30pm and will continue until the fireworks start at around 9:25pm. Stay after the fireworks disply for an encore set.
Downtown Rockaway Beach just 10 minutes from Branson.
Chateau on the Lake Fireworks Display - Wednesday July 4, 2018
Summer is in full swing on the lake, in the mountains. After our outdoor BBQ event, complete with live music, After dark the skies will light up to celebrate Independence Day and you won't want to miss it.After dark, the evening sky will come to life! Celebrate Independence Day in a way you won't want to miss.
Come aboard the Main Street Lake Queen or Landing Princess and set sail for an unique way to celebrate our nation's independence! July 3 & 4, you can enjoy a ride on an 1800's paddlewheeler, the Main Street Lake Queen or on July 4, sail in elegance aboard the sleek Main Street Landing Princess yacht.
Cruises depart from the Branson Landing Marina south of Bass Pro at 8:15 pm to get in position for a memorable view of the fireworks display. Arrive at least an hour or more before departure time as these will be busy holiday cruises and parking will be very limited.
- July 3rd will be the Branson Landing fireworks show following the free concert.
- July 4th, set sail for nearby Rockaway Beach, which hosts one of the largest laser & firework shows in the county.
Address:9 South Boardwalk (South of Bass Pro)
Join the Branson Landing's Annual Liberty Light Up - and celebrate Independence Day - In a BIG Way, a Day Early! The Liberty Light Up Concert will feature Jason Pritchett & Steel Horses! Following their performance, the skies over Lake Taneycomo will fill with an amazing choreographed Fireworks Display Show produced by Gateway Fireworks Displays, from St. Louis, MO. This celebration promises to be unforgettable with a choreographed opening highlighting a spectacular celebration of America's Independence - closing with a Gateway Fireworks Signature Grand Finale that will leave you in awe.
Time: 7:00 pm
The 18th Annual Fire Cracker 5000
It is very excited to be putting this race together for the 18th year in a row! Every year there is growth and it gets more and more fun. Expect this year to be no exception! Come over to Branson Landing and start your Independence Day festivities with a 5k or 10k road race on a flat course which winds through the front of beautiful Lake Taneycomo in Branson, Missouri. Prefer a stroll or have little ones who would like to participate? Sign up for the 1 mile run/walk which covers the distance of the landing. This race has been made possible thanks to all of the runners, the new ones whom we see come every year as well as the returning Firecracker 5000 participants.
For more details of awards and prizes visit links below:
Mile Fun Run or 5K - $20 - When received by June 28 - $5 Increase thereafter
10K - $25 - When received by June 28 - $5 Increase thereafter
Location: Branson Landing
Address: 100 Branson Landing Branson, MO 65616
On July 4th, 2018 area residents, visiting families, and tourists will witness the oldest fireworks display in Taney County. The City of Hollister celebrates with its spectacular firework show with over 800 large displays. Beginning at 6:00 pm come and watch the 4th Annual Little Miss Firecracker Pageant. This 4th of July Show has become an annual tradition, with many families and visitors to the City of Hollister and the Tri-Lakes Area.
Come join the town's celebration of fireworks! Presented by the City of Hollister Fire Department and will be held at Chad A. Fuqua Memorial Park. Fireworks at dusk.