Celebrate Independence Day in Derby

2020 Event Schedule

39th Annual Derby Firecracker Run

July 4
4-Mile at 7:30 a.m./1-Mile at 8:30 a.m.
High Park, 2801 E. James St.
This run/walk is open to all ages and abilities.
Register here

Independence Day Parade

July 4 at 10 a.m.
Sponsored by the Derby VFW Post 7253.
Contact: Jay Boyle cmd@vfw7253.org or 316-761-3617

Parade Route: Begins at Panther Stadium (just east of Madison Ave. and Woodlawn Blvd.), proceeds west on Madison to Georgie, south on Georgie to Market, east on Market back to the middle school.
View the parade route map

Party in the Park 

July 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Madison Avenue Central Park, 512 E. Madison Ave.

This event will include food trucks, and kid’s activities provided by local businesses associated with the Panther Professionals, a Derby business collaborative. For more information, visit: Facebook.com/PantherProsPartyinthePark

Derby Historical Museum Open

July 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Woodlawn and Market

The museum has something for all ages. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Derby Twins vs. Haysville Aviators

July 4 at 7 p.m.

Panther Field, Woodlawn Blvd & Market St.
Free event for the entire family. Learn more at DerbyTwins.com

Fireworks in the Park

July 4 at 7 p.m. (Fireworks begin at approx. 9:30 p.m.)
Enjoy a fun, family-friendly evening at High Park with food trucks and fireworks.

Available off Madison Ave. (grass parking) and off James St. (paved parking lots).

No personal fireworks allowed in the park.