Many ways to celebrate Independence Day.
Friday, July 3 –
The 4th on the 3rd
The 35th annual 4th on the 3rd welcomes guests for a concert by the Signature Symphony. “This year, the evening brings the Lights of Broadway to Tulsa with Jim Stephenson’s Tribute to Louis Armstrong, by Signature Symphony Trumpeter Stephen Goforth,” Tulsa Community College says. “The evening’s performance concludes with a moving tribute of ‘God Bless America’ and ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic.’” The show begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.signaturesymphony.org.
Red, White & Boom
On July 3, a free concert, featuring Joel Levine and the OKC Philharmonic with guest soloist Emily Drennan, will begin at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin at dusk. Bring blankets, chairs and your family and friends and enjoy pieces that include “America The Beautiful,” “Armed Forces Medley,” “The Washington Post March,” “God Bless The USA” and many more favorites. For more information, visit www.okcphilharmonic.org.
Saturday, July 4 –
Find a spot along the Arkansas River and see the unbelievable fireworks show launched off the 21st Street Bridge. Tune your radio to KRMG, 740 AM and 102.3 FM to listen to the accompanying musical score. If you can’t make it to the river, KTUL, Channel 8 will be streaming it live. Fireworks to started around 10 p.m. Other activities begin earlier in the day around 5 p.m. at Veterans Park. Enjoy live entertainment, food and drinks and a kids zone with inflatable play stations. For more information, visit www.riverparks.org.
For those celebrating Independence Day in Stillwater, head over to Boomer Lake Park with lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy the Chickasaw Boomer Blast Fireworks Show staring around 9:35 p.m. For more information, visit www.stillwater.org.
The Riverwalk Crossing in Jenks will celebrate July 4 with activities starting at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m. off the Jenks bridge and RePlay entertaining crowds on stage from 7 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy mariachis, balloon artists and face painting for the kids, a flyover by The Tulsa Warbirds, Colors presented by the U.S. Marine Corps and a performance of the national anthem. For more information, visit, www.jenkschamber.com.