What to do for Independence Day 2016 in Springfield MO

By Product Expert | Posted in Holidays on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 7:43 pm
2016 4th of July Fireworks and Events Springfield MO

2016 4th of July Fireworks and Events Springfield MO

It’s nice and warm in Missouri by now, some might even say it’s getting a bit too hot. Now is the time to enjoy a glass of lemonade or iced tea, pull out the patio furniture and find some nice camping spots, but one of our favorite holidays is also coming up. If you’re like us and are already planning where to take the family, these are just some of the 2016 4th of July fireworks and events taking place in Springfield MO.

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Springfield’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Parade & Celebration

It’s a simple celebration, but provides a comfortable and relaxing feeling to the holiday. Sit back, enjoy some music, set up a picnic blanket and play some games with the family. Every year the parade begins at 10 a.m., so be sure to get there early so you don’t miss a thing.

Life360 Freedom Fest 2016

This event takes place at the Ozark Empire Fairground on Monday, July 4 and admission is completely free. The gates will open at 6 p.m., but the fireworks display doesn’t start until 9 p.m. There will be concessions available to purchase, but you’ll definitely want to bring your own blankets and lawn chairs.

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63rd Annual City of Hollister Fireworks

If you’re looking to travel outside of Springfield this year, Hollister has its own fireworks display on Independence Day. There will be a Little Miss Firecracker pageants, performances by New Premiere Dance Academy and food available from Hook & Ladder Pizza Co. and Jacks Ice Cream. Fireworks are scheduled for around 9:30 p.m.

Where do you go every year to see the fireworks? Share your favorite location with a comment below, otherwise be sure to check back here at the Napleton Volkswagen Springfield Blog for more local events.

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