The Top 5 Things to do in Edmond Oklahoma for 4th of July
It is heating up this summer with fun and exciting events happening in the neighborhood. As the sun stays out just a bit longer, the outdoors are calling, and every American is filled with anticipation of the endless ways they can celebrate their nation. It must mean one thing... The Fourth of July is coming!
A time filled with community, food, and of course, fireworks! Oklahoma is gearing up for a spectacle that'll leave an impression on memories to last a lifetime. From celebrations, you can share with your kids, family, or friends to gazing at the sky in amazement, snuggled up next to your loved ones. Oklahoma wants to offer you just that.
THE LIBERTY FEST PARADE
In downtown Edmond, the Liberty Fest Parade struts down the strip in honor of the holiday. It is marked at 1.5 miles of pure celebration. The Liberty Fest Parade holds the title of being 'one of the top 10 places in America on July 4th' by CNN and USA Today and is a family-friendly event. Not to mention, this year is a special year for this parade, they are celebrating their 50th year! From the Liberty Sprint to marching bands, watermelon stands to a firework show, the Liberty Fest Parade offers an interactive experience for all ages to enjoy. Join along for the 50th celebration in your hometown!
The Freedom Fest is going all out for the holidays. Stretching the sparkle-studded holiday to a two-day event, they will be hosting a variety of entertainment. There are activities for the kids, eating contests, food trucks, a fireworks display, and much more. The Freedom Fest celebration will begin on July 3rd at 8 AM-10 PM and conclude on July 4 at 5 PM-10 PM. All of their day-time activities will be hosted at the City Park and all night-time activities will be hosted at the Chisholm Trail Park. This is a fun time to share with your community and indulge in the holiday even more. Oh, and did we mention that this event is free??
FOR THE ADULTS
Pinot's and Palletes is hosting an American Abstract event on the Fourth of July. For only $35, you indulge in more than just wine..you get to be carefree by creating an abstract American flag painting. A fun and stress-free class that will take the pressure off of the idea of 'being perfect' in re-creating the flag. This studio has an inviting space where its customers feel welcomed, inspired, and excited to create. Sip, smile, and stir up creativity in new ways this Fourth of July!
FOR THE OUTDOOR JUNKIES
Looking for some fun in the sun at the Boathouse District? There are multiple rental options available throughout the Stars and Stripes River Festival. Rentals for kayaks, surfboards, and other outdoor adventures will be available. OKC will also be hosting live music and multiple food trucks for those who want to hang out outdoors all day long. Activities are endless at the river for any outdoor enthusiast to stay active while celebrating the Fourth of July!
BUILDING A TRADITION
A delicious tradition is happening in McLoud. The Annual Blackberry Festival will be hosted from July 8th through July 9th. You know, the festival that once overnighted thousands of blackberries to President Harry Truman, who named McLoud 'the blackberry capital of the world'. Since then, this festival has become Oklahoma's oldest food festival. McLoud will be hosting a pageant, Cobbler Gobbler contest, carnival rides, and a fireworks display for their visitors. The chambers reported that they are fully booked with vendors and food trucks for the 2-day event and are expecting this year to be a 'berry good' turnout.
OKC, WE LOVE YOU
Whether you are wanting to keep it local with parades and fireworks or participate in outdoor activities, Oklahoma wants to make you feel a part of the community this holiday season! Grab your loved ones, participate in the festivities, create memories, and embrace all that Oklahoma has to offer. The Fourth of July is going to be one to remember!
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