Community Fireworks Display

The City of Lawrence is pleased to announce the date for this year’s Independence Day community celebration and fireworks, brought to you by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas in conjunction with the Lawrence Jaycees, City of Lawrence, University of Kansas, the Dole Institute, the Lied Center of Kansas and eXplore Lawrence.

The fireworks display will take place at approximately 9:45 pm on Sunday, July 3, at the Shenk Sports Complex, located at 23rd and Iowa streets. The Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive, will be hosting family-friendly activities beginning at 5:30 pm. The Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive, will be hosting live music beginning at 6:00 pm. KU Memorial Unions will be selling concessions.

In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held Monday, July 4.


5:30 pm to 9:30 pm: Family-friendly activities at the Dole Institute of Politics

6:00 pm: Tyler Gregory

7:15 pm: The Black Creatures

8:30 pm: Ellie LeBar

9:45 pm: Fireworks (launching from the KU Shenk Sports Complex at 23rd and Iowa)

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