4th of July Events ~ Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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4th of July is one of our favorite events in the Joplin area. There are always great concerts, family activities, food, and of course fireworks! For more information on events, click on the event name. Please contact us with your 4th of July information to add to our guide.


4th of July Celebration
Celebrate the 4th in Pittsburg, KS – Here you will enjoy arts and crafts, family fun night, a 5K, fishing derby, Kiddieland, Controlled Airplanes, A Mock Battle, Hot Air Balloon Glow, and last but not least… Fireworks!

Celebrate Neosho
Enjoy a fun filled day of a Kids Fish Derby, 5K run/walk, rubber duck race, old-fashioned fun games, car show, skydiving acts, food and craft vendors, live music, Flash Fire Jet Truck, Magic by the Moonlight Aerobatic Show, and last but not least… Fireworks!

Where: Neosho Cost: Free but small fee’s may apply to activities and food Time: The fun starts at 7:30am and ends after the firework show that starts at 10:00pm Date: June 27th

Joplin’s Independence Day
Come out and celebrate the 4th of July with Joplin at the Athletic Complex Center. There will be exciting activities, a super fun Touch-A-Truck Event (This is perfect for the littles), bounce houses, live music, food vendors, and fireworks at 9:45!


Carl Junction Independence Day Parade 
Carl Junction is holding an All American Fourth of July Parade and Celebration. There will be prizes for the best decorated bikes, trikes, wagons, and pets may join in. Stay updated on the parade on their Facebook event page.


Carthage’s 4th of July Celebration
The City of Carthage celebrates Independence Day on the 4th of July. Citizens and visitors are encouraged to bring family and friends to Municipal Park to enjoy the traditional festivities. The event opens at 4 pm with vendors in the park, and flag ceremony. Fireworks start at 9:30

Fish and Fireworks ~ 

Info Soon

Celebrating Our Freedom in Seneca 
Seneca will start the celebrations with a Fun Run for Freedom 5K! Other events include a parade, the annual Old Time Kids Games, Car Show, and Duck Race.



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