Don your red, white and blue and break out the sparklers: It’s the USA’s birthday this week. No matter what kind of celebration you’re looking for, the Ozarks region is full of patriotic fun for families, enthusiastic lake-goers and everyone in between. Still not sure how you’re going to spend the Fourth? Your favorite Italian restaurant in Springfield Missouri has rounded up some of the best firework displays in the area.
July 3 Events
For the Baseball Fan: Freedom Week Fireworks Series
No summer is complete without a visit to Hammons Field to cheer on the Springfield Cardinals. This year, the Cards are offering postgame treats and fireworks July 1–3 as part of the stadium’s Freedom Week Fireworks Series. Hammons Field is known for its spectacular fireworks displays, so this is one you won’t want to miss. Get more information about themes and tickets online.
Game times available online, Hammons Field, 955 E. Trafficway St., Springfield
For Old-School Patriotic Fun: Terry Family Fireworks
Pack your lawn chairs and celebrate the holiday in traditional down-home Ozarks fashion with a trip to this rollicking event. Local bands will perform starting at 5:30 p.m., and picnic dinners are available for $5.
5:30 p.m., The Gathering Place, Highway C and Old Business 37, Purdy
July 4 Events
For the Little Ones: Fireworks in the Park
Little ones scared of fireworks? No need to stay inside during the holiday. Head to nearby Battlefield City Park for a kid-friendly celebration with plenty of inflatables, face painters and balloon artists. The fireworks presentation takes place at dusk, so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the festivities even if you need to head out before the show.
4 p.m., Battlefield City Park, 5434 S. Tower Dr., Battlefield
For the Music Lover: 12th Annual Liberty Light Up Concert & Fireworks
You can take in one of Branson’s largest fireworks displays from the comfort of the Branson Landing. Head to the Landing for a concert from Jason Pritchett and the Steel Horses, followed by a choreographed fireworks display over the gorgeous waters of Lake Taneycomo.
6 p.m., Branson Landing, 100 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson
For the TRL Regular: Fireburst 2019
Make the most of your visit to Table Rock Lake with a professional fireworks display taking place directly above the Kimberling City Bridge. The show can be observed from the lake shoreline or the lake itself in case you’d like to take the boat out. Call the Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce at 417-736-2564 with any questions about access or viewing.
9 p.m., Viewing area from lake shoreline or lake, Kimberling City
For the History Buff: 140th Annual Independence Day Celebration
Since 1879, Marshfield’s annual Independence Day celebration and parade has been one of the area’s grandest patriotic displays. It’s also the oldest continuous celebration west of the Mississippi River. Head to the Marshfield town square for the parade, which is followed by all kinds of family-friendly fun.
10 a.m., 1329 Spur Dr., Marshfield
We can’t wait to celebrate the Fourth with family and friends. We’ll be closed for the holiday, which means you need to pop in for your Bambinos fix on July 5th. Join us for a tasty Italian-inspired meal that will recharge your batteries after your Fourth of July festivities during this long holiday weekend.
Swing by our Battlefield location or our Delmar location, or check out our full menu online. Don’t forget about our light, satisfying summer salad menu – our seasonal dishes make great sides for any Fourth of July barbecues or picnics you’re attending. Happy Independence Day from our Bambinos family to yours!