Wamego is the place to experience one of the biggest and best 4th of July celebrations in the state! These Independence Day events are all part of a Wamego tradition spanning 143 years and counting!
DON'T MISS THESE EVENTS!
FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014
Wamego Fireworks Show--Voted #1 in the State!
The largest & most intense fireworks display in the Midwest! Prepare to be amazed with this spectacular display of fireworks--a chest-thumping, sky-filling experience starting at 10 p.m. View last year's Fireworks show and more information here!
Visit wamegofireworks.com for detailed information about the show, and learn about how you can contribute to Wamego's famed FREE Fireworks!
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143rd Wamego Independence Day Parade--
Largest & Longest Running Parade in the State!
Spanning more than 6 blocks and lasting over one hour, this parade is the largest and longest running parade in the area. The parade starts at 6 p.m., but plan to arrive an hour in advance to pick your viewing spot along Lincoln Avenue as space along the street fills quickly! Don't forget your lawn chair!
Learn more by visiting the parade website!
Want to be in the parade? Register your entry today!
Evans Midland Empire Shows, Inc. CARNIVAL!
JULY 2nd - JULY 5
Enjoy carnival rides for all ages and thrill levels at the Carnival taking place along 5th and Ash Street in Wamego. Savor cotton candy & burgers and try your hand at carnival games--you might just walk away with a prize! The carnival will run from 3-10 p.m. on July 4th and wristbands will be sold for $23.00 each! All other days the carnival is open 6-10 p.m. Wristbands available each night from 6-10 p.m. for $22.00 each.
Additional Events to Enjoy on July 4
41st Annual Walter P. Chrysler Auto Show - Wamego City Park
30th Annual Kaw Valley Antique Engine, Truck & Tractor Club Show
Wamego Historical Society Ice Cream Social
Wamego Community Band Concert - Columbian Theatre
Dunk Tank--Proceeds Benefit Wamego Fire Dept. Auxiliary
1st United Methodist Church Pork Sandwich & Homemade Pie Dinner
Patriotic Vocal Concert at 4:00 p.m. - First United Methodist Church
1st Infantry Division Band Concert at Wamego Recreation Complex starting at 8:00 p.m.
INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENT MAP
Questions? We're happy to help!
Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce
Wamego, KS 66547