2019 Fireworks + Events Guide: July 4th Fun in Northwest Arkansas

The July 4th holiday is right around the corner, and Northwest Arkansas is POPPIN’ with events!

Below is the big list of where to watch fireworks plus other fun Independence Day-related things to do in NWA. If you’d like to keep a copy of this list on your fridge, in your purse or on your phone for reference, CLICK HERE for the printable version.

This handy printable is sponsored by the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, which is hosting a 4th at the Field Fireworks Spectacular at Arvest Ballpark again this year!

FYI, mamas, the Naturals will be playing home games leading up to the 4th at the Field event so Arvest Ballpark will be the place to be for your holiday fireworks with shows scheduled on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, July 2 – Post-Game Fireworks by Arvest & Bimbo Bakeries USA (Naturals Game)
  • Wednesday, July 3 – Independence Eve Fireworks Spectacular by Mini Babybel Cheese (Naturals Game)
  • Thursday, July 4 – 4th at the Field Fireworks Spectacular presented by The Walmart Museum (Special Event)

Psst! If you need recommendations about the best fireworks to buy for the kids this year, click here to see a Fireworks Shopping Guide for Parents!

Click on any event name below for more information:

Area Fireworks Shows + Patriotic Events

Saturday, June 29:

→Rodeo of the Ozarks Parade and Fireworks

A display of cowgirls, floats, bands, entertainment and candy for the kids, beginning at the rodeo grounds and proceeding west through downtown Springdale. In conjunction with the 75th Rodeo of the Ozarks. Floats, marching bands, clowns, queens and hundreds of horses take part in these annual events.

Date: Saturday, June 29

Time: 3 p.m.

Location: Parsons Stadium, Springdale

Sunday, June 30:

→Pea Ridge Freedom Fest

Free Fireworks, Food, Games, Prizes, Music, Family Fun. It’s time once again for our annual Freedom Fest Celebration. Everything is free and everyone is welcome. Firework show starts at sundown.

Date: Sunday, June 30

Time: 6-9 p.m., fireworks at sundown

Location: First Assembly of God, Weston St.

→Fireworks at the Crosses

12th Annual Fireworks at the Crosses at our Pinnacle Hills Campus. Patriotic celebration featuring live music, outdoor baptisms, and fireworks.

Date: Sunday, June 30

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Cross Church, Pinnacle Hills Campus

Tuesday, July 2:

→Post-Game Fireworks by Arvest & Bimbo Bakeries USA (Naturals Game)

Date: Tuesday, July 2

Time: 6:35 p.m. game (fireworks to follow)

Location: Arvest Ballpark

→Red, White and Blooms Concert, BGO

Red, White & Blooms patriotic concert, NWA Jazz & More Orchestra. Wear your patriotic gear and join us to celebrate America and military members (show begins at 7 pm) All concerts are family friendly and FREE to the public.

Date: Tuesday, July 2

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Location: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville

Wednesday, July 3:

→Independence Eve Fireworks Spectacular by Mini Babybel Cheese (Naturals Game)

Date: Wednesday, July 3

Time: 6:35 p.m. game (fireworks to follow)

Location: Arvest Ballpark

→Independence Day Fireworks Display, Bella Vista

Mark your calendars for the city’s annual fireworks display off Loch Lomond dam. Parking is available below the dam. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy some fun before the fireworks.

Date: Wednesday, July 3

Time: 5-10 p.m.

Location: The Dam at Loch Lomond

Thursday, July 4:

→4th at the Field with NWA Naturals

Following an exhibition baseball game at 6:30 pm between the Joplin Outlaws & the Nevada Griffons, you’ll see the best in sight and sound as fans are treated to a 4th at the Field Fireworks Spectacular presented by The Walmart Museum.

Date: July 4

Time: Game starts at 6:30pm (fireworks to follow)

Location: Arvest Ballpark

→City of Farmington Fireworks

The annual Farmington Fireworks display will be held on Thursday, July 4th. The show will begin at dark near the Football Stadium on Rheas Mill Rd.

Date: Thursday, July 4

Time: Fireworks start at dark

Location: Many watch the fireworks from the Farmington High School football field, which is near the corner of Double Springs Road and Rheas Mill Road. The address of the football stadium is 42 South Double Springs Road.

→4th of July Spectacular, Walmart AMP

The Walmart AMP will host Fireworks Spectacular – An American Salute with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas  under the direction of Paul Haas on Thursday, July 4. Celebrate the 4th of July holiday with a patriotic concert, fireworks sponsored by the city of Rogers and fun activities for the whole family. Free family festival starts at 5 pm. Walmart AMP gates open at 6 pm. The concert starts at 7:30 pm and concludes with a firework display at 9:15 pm. Prices range from $3 to $35 plus applicable fees. Ticket can be purchased by phone at 479.443.5600 or online at www.amptickets.com. In-person purchases can be made at the Walton Arts Center Box Office in Fayetteville 10 am until 2 pm Monday through Friday and noon until 4 pm on Saturday, or at the Walmart AMP Box Office in Rogers. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am until 6 pm and noon until 4 pm on Saturday. This event gives the community an opportunity to experience a patriotic pops performance at NWA’s premier outdoor amphitheater. 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.

Date: July 4

Time: Free family festival, 5 p.m.; AMP gates open at 6pm; music starts at 7:30pm

Location: Walmart AMP, Rogers

→An Evening at Orchard’s Park

Each year, Bentonville Parks and Recreation invites the community to attend An Evening at Orchards Park-Bentonville’s 4th of July Fireworks Celebration. The event is free to the public. Live music from Dial Up will begin at 7 pm followed by a performance from the Arkansas Winds. Concessions will be available. The firework show will begin at 9 pm. Parking will be located throughout Memorial Park.

Date: Thursday, July 4

Time: Music at 7 pm; fireworks at 9 pm

Location: Orchard’s Park, Bentonville

→106th Annual Gentry Freedom Fest

Live entertainment including the Ozark Mountain Dare Devils performing at 7:30 pm. Entertainment starts at noon on July 4th, 2019. Food, Fun & Fireworks. Call 479-736-2358 or email info@gentrychamber.com for more information.

Date: Thursday, July 4

Time: noon to 10 p.m.

Location: Gentry City Park

→Siloam Springs’ Fire in the Sky Independence Day Celebration

Parachutists, concessions, fireworks and more.

Date: July 4 (Rain date – Friday, July 5th)

Time: Parking lot opens at 6 p.m. Fireworks display will begin at 9:15

Location: Siloam Springs Municipal Airport – 4600 Smith Field Drive

→FourthFest, Centerton

Inflatables, games, fireworks. Free food while it lasts. Serving at 7 p.m.

Date: July 4

Time: 7-9:30 p.m.

Location: First Baptist Church, Centerton

Friday, July 5:

→Celebrate Prairie Grove

The 7th annual, “Celebrate Prairie Grove”, will be held at Rieff Park on Friday, July 5. The City Aquatic Park will be open free to the public from 7-9 p.m. and the Jr. Civic League will offer food and drink concession just outside the pool area. There will be fun for the kids in Rieff Park, with a bouncy house, slip and slide, and an obstacle course. At dark, around 9:15-9:20 the evening will conclude with a fantastic fireworks display to the south of the park.

Date: Friday, July 5

Time: See in description above

Location: Rieff Park

Saturday, July 6:

→Ventris Trail’s End Resort Fireworks Show

The fireworks are choreographed to music and the show is best seen by boat as it’s projected toward the lake for an incredible effect caused by the reflection from the water. The location is just South of marker “8″ on Beaver Lake, just look for the banners. The display is their way of saying “thank you” to our troops, those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, the community, and all the volunteers that helped to put on the show.

Date: Saturday, July 6

Time: Dark

Location: Ventris Trail’s End Resort, Beaver Lake

Independence Day Celebration in the Park??????

Sponsored by Mercy & Grace Cathedral in Springdale, this event will be held at the main Pavilion at Tyson Park. Hamburgers, hotdogs, watermelons, fun and games, bring a lawn chair and enjoy these festivities. They will begin serving food around 5:30.

Date: July 4

Time: Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Tyson Park

City of Elkins Fireworks

The annual City of Elkins Fireworks show at Bunch park June 29th at dark. The concession stand will be open.

Date: June 29

Time: Fireworks at dark

Location: Bunch City Park, Elkins

If you know of other fireworks displays you’d like for us to add, email us at mamas{at}nwamotherlode{dot}com!

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