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JULY 4th
  • 4:00PM

    Boomtown Pork Burgers & Pie

    Methodist Church- 6th & Lincoln

    Head over to the First United Methodist Church for their annual pork sandwich and homemade pie meal either before the parade.  This long-running tradition is a local favorite you won’t want to miss! (11:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

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  • 5:00PM

    Bicycle Parade

    Wall St. & Lincoln Ave.

    Once again we WILL hold a bicycle parade on July 4th at 5:00 pm.  Please meet at Wall Street.  This is the alley road that runs East and West in the 400 block of LIncoln between Kaw Valley Exterminators and Sara's Treasures (Red Door).  There will be a parade leader to take you North to 6th on Lincoln and return to Wall Street.  Please decorate your bikes with  4th of July decor.  Our theme this year is "Land That I Love". Have fun!

  • 5:00PM

    Front Row Seat

    Main Street

    The Fourth of July parade doesn’t kick off until 6:00 PM, but make your way to Main Street early to save your seat. It fills up fast! (5:00 PM to 6:00 PM)

    Insider tip: Try and grab a seat on the West side of the street so you’re in the shade.

    The Parade Food Court will be open 4-9 pm in the Bittman Mercantile parking lot on the East side of Lincoln Ave. in the 500 block.

  • 6:00PM

    Fourth of July Parade

    Main Street

    If you’re coming to the Wamego Fourth of July celebration, you can’t miss their parade! This year marks 145 years of classic cars, area floats and incredible live music. Plus, who doesn’t like a little free candy? (6:00 PM to 7:00 PM)


    The Parade Food Court will be open 4-9 pm in the Bittman Mercantile parking lot on the East side of Lincoln Ave. in the 500 block.

  • 7:30PM

    Grab Your Spot

    Rec Complex

    Make your way to the fireworks viewing area to grab a seat and enjoy the pre-show concert featuring classic rock band DEPARTURE. Concessions are still open, so grab a funnel cake or slushie on your way to enjoy while you listen! (7:30 PM to 9:30 PM)

  • 7:30PM

    Pre-Show Concert

    Recreation Complex

    Classic Rock Band Switch in Time features a brass section and will entertain both before AND after the best fireworks show in the world! Thanks to Switch In Time! We can’t wait to groove to the 70’s, 80’s and great music while we Celebrate Freedom in Wamego.

  • 10:00PM

    Fireworks Show

    Rec Complex

    Check out the #1 ranked fireworks show in Kansas! Learn all of the details about this one-of-a-kind experience, and also make sure you listen to the live broadcast during the show on B104.7. (10:00 PM to 10:35 PM)

  • 10:30PM

    More Tunes

    Rec Complex

    Avoid the traffic. Check out the post-show entertainment provided by the classic rock band Switch In Time (10:30 PM to 11:00 PM).  You will love their brass section.

    Insider tip: Allow the traffic to thin out a little bit before you leave for a safe ride home.

Is the fireworks show free?

Yes! The #1 ranked fireworks show in Kansas is funded 100% by donors and volunteers so that you can enjoy the show for FREE!

What should I bring?

Radio or personal earbuds from a true FM radio (B104.7 will have the soundtrack for the fireworks starting at 9:50pm), blanket, lawn chairs, water bottle and ear plugs for sensitive ears.

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Leave Fido at Home

Though not prohibited, it is strongly recommended not to bring pets.

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