We’re coming up on a holiday weekend, and while there’s plenty of ways to get out and have fun around Kansas for the 4th, here are some of the state park celebrations with fireworks displays you can attend. *Keep in mind that you generally can’t set off your own fireworks at state parks. So sit back and enjoy the displays the parks put on for you!
Thursday, July 2
Crawford State Park – Cookout at 5pm then live music and fireworks over the lake at dusk.
Friday, July 3
Wilson State Park – Fireworks display at dusk.
Saturday, July 4
Glen Elder State Park – Fireworks display at dusk. Rain date will be July 5. Glen Elder AmeriCorps staff will be accepting donations of canned food items for the local food pantry.
Prairie Dog State Park – Get up early (7 am) for a 5k run. BBQ from 5 to 7pm, Watermelon feed at 8pm and fireworks display at dusk.
Kanopolis State Park – Fireworks display at 10 p.m. Best seats in the house for the fireworks are from your boat out on the lake. (Rain dates July 5 or July 11)
Sunday, July 5
Cross Timbers State Park – Fireworks at Toronto Point at dusk.