2023 Fireworks + Events Guide: July 4th Fun in Northwest Arkansas

The July 4th holiday is right around the corner, and Northwest Arkansas does not disappoint when it comes to fun family 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, July 2:

Fireworks at the Crosses

The annual Fireworks at the Crosses will be held on Sunday, July 2. 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, Rogers.

Monday, July 3:

Independence Day Fireworks, Bella Vista

The City of Bella Vista’s annual fireworks display, co-hosted by Discover Bella Vista, will be held just after dark on Monday, July 3, 2023 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.

Tuesday, July 4:

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

Celebrate the holiday with a patriotic concert and fireworks sponsored by the city of Rogers. This event gives the community an opportunity to experience a patriotic pops performance at NWA’s premier outdoor amphitheater. The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) 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. SoNA was founded in 1954 and has provided over 60 years of musical performances and educational opportunities. 

4th of July Fireworks, NWA Naturals

Fans will be treated to the a huge fireworks display after the Naturals 7:05 pm game against the Travelers. It will be the second consecutive year that the Naturals will be in town for an Independence Day celebration at Arvest Ballpark.

City of Farmington Fireworks

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

An Evening at Orchard’s Park

Bentonville Parks and Recreation will host its annual Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 4, at 7 p.m. An Evening at Orchards Park opens at 7 pm with food trucks and live music presented by Arkansas Winds and Jukebox Confession. The community event concludes with a spectacular fireworks display at 9:30pm. Entry is free to the public. Personal fireworks and alcohol are strictly prohibited. Orchards Park, Bentonville

Gentry Freedom Fest

Gentry’s Freedom Fest will be on July 4th, 2023, from noon until 10 p.m. Music, food, fireworks, car show, activities for kids. The event will be held at Gentry Community Park.

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