2022 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.

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Area Fireworks Shows + Patriotic Events

Sunday, June 26:

Freedom Fest, Pea Ridge

Food, music, fun games, inflatables, and a firework show at dark. Free event for families at Discover Church, Pea Ridge, 6-9 p.m.

Saturday, July 2:

Ventris Trail’s End Resort Fireworks Show

21st Annual Ventris Trail’s End Resort fireworks display. This show will light up the night’s sky while you listen to patriotic music. To be seen by boat only. Just South of marker “8” on Beaver Lake. Ventris Trail’s End Resort, Beaver Lake.

Sunday, July 3:

Independence Day Fireworks Display, Bella Vista

The City of Bella Vista’s annual fireworks display, co-hosted by Discover Bella Vista, will be held just after dark on Sunday, July 3, at the park below Loch Lomond dam on Glasgow Road. The display is open to the public, and Bella Vista Police will be directing vehicles for parking starting at 5:30 p.m. Parking is not allowed in the city streets rights-of-way, and drivers should obey all no parking signs in the area. 

Fireworks at the Crosses

Annual Fireworks at the Crosses on Sunday, July 3. There will be a patriotic celebration featuring live music, food trucks to purchase food and drinks from, outdoor baptisms, and fireworks. Fireworks will begin at dark. 
Cross Church, Pinnacle Hills Campus.

Monday, July 4:

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular Spectacular

The July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas will be on Monday, July 4. Gates open at 6pm. Music starts at 7:30pm. Fireworks start at 9:15pm. Located at the Walmart Amp.

4th at the Field with NWA Naturals

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals will take on the Tulsa Drillers (Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers). Gates open at 5:30 pm. Fans will be treated to a Fireworks Spectacular following the Naturals 6:35pm home game against the Tulsa Drillers on Monday, July 4th. It’s the first time since 2017 that the Naturals will have a home game at Arvest Ballpark on Independence Day. 

City of Farmington Fireworks

The annual Farmington Fireworks display will be held on Monday, July 4th, at dusk. Fireworks will be visible from Randall G. Lynch Middle School.

An Evening at Orchard’s Park

Bentonville Parks and Recreation invites the community to attend An Evening at Orchards Park – 4th of July Fireworks Celebration. Food Trucks, Live Music 7 p.m. Entertainment provided by Handshake Saints/Arkansas Winds. Fireworks Show 9:30 p.m. No personal fireworks permitted. Orchard’s Park, Bentonville

Gentry Freedom Fest

Gentry’s Freedom Fest will be on July 4th, 2022, from noon until 10 p.m. Music, Food, Fireworks, Car Show, Inflatables for the kids. The event will be held at Gentry Community Park.

FourthFest, Centerton

Free community event with fireworks by the Centerton Fire Dept, food, a kid-zone with games and a family-friendly environment. It will be an evening of fun and festivities as we celebrate the Fourth of July. 7-9:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Centerton.

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