Fourth of July Events 2017
2017 information is below. 2018 will be updated closer to the date.
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*
The Branson Ferris Wheel at the Track Family Fun Parks #4 is celebrating its 1 year anniversary with FIREWORKS!
Ride the Ferris Wheel for only $8. We will be revealing a brand new ELECTRIFY music and light spectacular AND as a special treat, the first 100 people to buy tickets to ride will receive a FREE Andy's Root Beer Float!!
Tracks Family Fun Parks Track #4
3345 W 76 Country Blvd
Honor America- College of the Ozarks
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Honor America Celebration's 28th Anniversary!
Soon it will be time for the 28th anniversary of the annual Honor America Celebration at College of the Ozarks. This special event will take place on Sunday, June 25, 2017, on the Lake Honor lawn on campus. The public is invited to attend this free, old-fashioned patriotic celebration.
Guests of the buffet receive reserved Parking and Seating (blankets and chairs provided)The All American Barbecue and Kids' Activities (outside with cotton candy and the College Creamery Ice Cream) 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
July 1-4, 2017
Shop Tanger Outlets Branson during the July 4 holiday Sidewalk Sale. Find extra savings in your favorite name brand outlet stores during the 4-day sale!
Visit Tanger Outlets Deals for the latest sales and deals information.
- Monday - Saturday 9:00 am-9:00 pm
- Sunday - 10:00 am-7:00 pm
- Independence Day - 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
The 30th Annual Fireburst fireworks show will be held again this year over the waters of Table Rock Lake near the Kimberling City Bridge! The Fireburst 2017 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 July 1, 2017 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.
Night Water activities start at 5:00 pm and continue to 10:00 pm.
Night Water Dates are:
- June 30 - July 1
- July 7,8
- July 14,15
- July 19 - 22 (Wed - Sat)
- July 26 -29 (Wed - Sat)
- August 4,5
- August 11,12
Location: White Water - 3505 West 76 Country Boulevard Branson, MO 65616
Old Time Celebration & Pyrotechnics Display
Rockaway Beach is hosting a 4 part celebration!
Saturday, July 1st, is Rockaway Beach's Centennial Car & Bike Show. Cruise on down and see some incredible cars & bikes. Dance in the streets! Shop the Craft booths & swap meet. Eat some yummy stuff from the food trucks!. It is going to be a fun day at the lake. This will serve as a kick off to the Centennial 4th of July Celebrations.
All this will take place at the Community Center, 2762 Hwy 176, Rockaway Beach.
Rockaway Beach will be rumbling!
Sunday, July 2nd, BBQ - Blues & More Celebration!
Smoked BBQ at 6 pm, Live Blues Music & Kids activities @7:15 pm. Inflatables, water slide, face painting, and carnival games.
Located at the Bridge of Faith Church, 200 Lake St, Rockaway Beach.
*The road will be closed 6 pm to 10 pm from Recreation to Wildflower.
Monday, July 3rd, Movie in the park!
Movie in the park will begin at 9 pm. "A Dog's Purpose" will be the film, please bring your own lawn chair and blankets. Concession stand will be open. Mini Firework display after the movie.
Then return Tuesday, July 4th to Rockaway Beach for an afternoon & evening of fun and festivities. Food wagons, craft & souvenir booths, lawn mower parade, Little Mr. & Miss Rockaway pageant, King & Queen of the Rock Arm Wrestling Contest, Dunk-a-cop, kids games & prizes, Historic Art Walk of Rockaway Beach's 100 year history, and to end it all, a fantastic laser display and Grand Finale... FIREWORKS at dark. This celebration is funded solely on donations from the community and visitors and continues to be one the largest and best in the area.
*Main street will be closed off from 10 am to 12 am.
Downtown Rockaway Beach just 10 minutes from Branson.
Chateau on the Lake Fireworks Display - Sunday July 2, 2017
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.Backyard BBQ Blast on the Garden Terrace (weather permitting) will be from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm complete with live music. After dark, the evening sky will come to life! Celebrate Independence Day in a way you won't want to miss. Adults: $32.00 • Ages 4 to 12: $16.00 • Under 3: Free
Prices include applicable taxes
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 10th 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 17th Annual Fire Cracker 5000
It is very excited to be putting this race together for the 17th 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 July 1 - $5 Increase thereafter
10K - $25 - When received by July 1 - $5 Increase thereafter
Location: Branson Landing
Address: 100 Branson Landing Branson, MO 65616
On July 4th, 2017 area residents, visiting families, and tourists will witness the oldest fireworks display in Taney County. The City of Hollister celebrates its 64th year of spectacular firework shows 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 celebrating 64 years of fireworks! Presented by the City of Hollister Fire Department. Chad A. Fuqua Memorial Park. Fireworks at dusk.