UPDATED FOR 2022 CELEBRATIONS:
This Independence Day weekend has finally arrived and celebrations around Arkansas will include plenty of food, live music and beautiful fireworks. Check out the list below to find a 4th of July event near you.
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Friday, July 1
City of Elkins Annual Fireworks Show at Bunch Park — The Elkins Lions Club will provide concessions, including hot dogs, and pork nachos starting at 5pm. Fireworks will start after dark, approx. 8:45pm.
3rd Annual Pops on the Prairie — Starting Friday, July 1 at 5 p.m., there will be food trucks, a parade to honor the veterans in the community, games for the kids and family, and a fireworks show to end the night. This is a free event for anyone to come and enjoy a night in downtown Lonoke.
Saturday, July 2
Fireworks and Freedom Concert — The city of El Dorado will host a Fireworks Show and Freedom Concert in El Dorado Hills.
24th Annual Freedom Fest — Festivities began at 6 p.m. at the DeQueen Sportsplex and include DJ music, food vendors and a water cannon. Fireworks begin after dark.
Ventris Trail’s End Resort fireworks display — Fireworks begin at dark and the show is only visible on Beaver Lake. Find a good spot just South of marker “8” on Beaver Lake to anchor your boat. The Show usually starts around 9:30 pm.
Sunday, July 3
Independence Day Fireworks Display — The Fourth of July celebration will be held just a little early on Sunday, July 3 at the park below Loch Lomond dam on Glasglow Road. The display is open to the public, and Bella Vista Police will be directing vehicles for parking starting at 5:30 p.m.
Freedom Fest Conway 2022 — Admission is free to this celebration at Beaverfork Lake Park kicking off at 6 p.m., which will include live music, food trucks and fireworks around 9 p.m.
Fireworks @ Union County Fairground — The city of El Dorado City of El Dorado will host their annual Firework Display on Sunday, July 3, at the Union County Fairgrounds.
Independence Day Fireworks — The annual free public Independence Day fireworks display on Lake Hamilton will be held Sunday, July 3, at dark. The fireworks will be shot from the middle of Lake Hamilton from barges located on the east side of Highway 7 at the first Highway 7 bridge opposite the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.
Sparks in the Park — Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. at East Side Park. CK BBQ and Sub-Zero New Orleans Style Shaved Ice will be among the vendors for Magnolia’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display. Fireworks start after 9 p.m.
Monday, July 4
An Evening at Orchards Park — Food trucks open and live music begins at 7 p.m. at Orchards Park. The fireworks show begins at 9:30 p.m. Parking will be located throughout Memorial Park.
Fireworks Event Show — Blytheville’s Firework show will begin July 4th at dusk at the Blytheville Sportsplex located on the Arkansas Aeroplex.
Star Spangled Spectacular —Gates open at 6pm for you and your family to enjoy an amazing evening with great live music, a special recognizing of our Veterans, inflatables for the kids and ending your evening with the largest professional fireworks display in South Arkansas. The evening will include live music with regional favorite Crutchfield the Band playing from 7PM to 8PM.
Independence Day Fireworks Show — The city of Farmington is hosting a fireworks display that begins at dark and will be visible from Randall G. Lynch Middle School.
Mayor’s 4th of July Celebration — The Mayor’s 4th of July Celebration returns to Harry E. Kelley River Park on July 4th, 2022. This year, the largest Independence Day celebration and fireworks display in the region is bringing food trucks, free public transportation, giveaways, and LIVE entertainment. Gates open at 5 p.m. The fireworks show starts at 9:30 p.m.
Gentry Freedom Fest — The celebration includes a car show, food, fireworks, live music and inflatables for kids. The festival starts at noon at Gentry City Park.
Hot Springs Village
Stars and Stripes Fourth of July Celebration — Come on out to Balboa Beach and enjoy the Hot Springs Village annual Fireworks Display starting at 9:15 PM. The Jukebox Junkies will be performing from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM on the beach. HSV Rotary Club will be providing beer sales starting at 4:00 PM and food trucks will be available on the beach as well.
2022 Freedom Fest — Jonesboro Radio Group’s fireworks spectacular — Freedom Fest — on Sunday, July 4th at 9:30 on South Stadium at the Southside Softball Complex.
38th annual Pops on the River — The 38th Annual Pops on the River will take place on Monday, July 4 beginning at 3 p.m. in the River Market area of downtown Little Rock with a marketplace for shopping, food trucks and entertainment for all ages. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. and are shot off the Main Street Bridge.
Maumelle Parks & Recreation: 4th Fest — 4th Fest in Maumelle at Lake Willastein Park with Amie & The Slingerz to give you some Rock and Blues prior to the fireworks. Celebration kicks off at 5 p.m.
4th of July Firework Show — Bring the entire family to celebrate the 4th at Pine Bluff’s Regional Park Softball Complex. Great music throughout the evening will be capped off by Southeast Arkansas’ largest display of fireworks.
City of Prairie Grove Fireworks Show — Join us for fireworks near the field just south of the High School. With the ongoing construction of the Viney Grove and Bush Street intersection, remember that traffic will be limited to the east and to the north from the High School. The fireworks will be visible from the North (areas around the high school) as well as from the South (areas around the Bank of Fayetteville). Fireworks will start at dark.
Fireworks Spectacular — Celebrate the holiday with a concert and fireworks sponsored by the city of Rogers. SoNA’s concert will celebrate the beauty and grandeur of America and honor our nation’s veterans and those who bravely serve in our nation’s armed forces. Gates open at 6pm. Music starts at 7:30pm. Fireworks start at 9:15pm.
Community Fireworks Display — Celebrate our nation’s birthday with a spectacular fireworks display at Old Post Road Park. This is the community Fireworks display put on by the Russellville Recreation and Parks Department. Concessions will be available through the Russellville Kiwanis Club.
4th at the Field at Arvest Ballpark — The Northwest Arkansas Naturals will take on the Tulsa Drillers at Arvest Ballpark. The game begins at 6:35pm with fireworks to follow.