**Please note that these events are not for 2016. These events are not upcoming. Fireworks are not allowed on the Wildlife Refuge.
Mt. Scott Fireworks - Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Bus leaves visitors center at 8.30pm. First 60 who register FREE. No private vehicles. Call 580-429-2197 for more information.
Marlow's "Old Fashioned Independence Day" Parade. Parade kick off at 9.15am. The parade will kick off all day activities in Redbud Park, sponsored by the Marlow Lion's Club. The theme of the parade will be an "Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration" Marlow VFW Post 4888 will serve as Color Guard. The parade will feature antique vehicles with trophies going to the best original, best modified, best decorated, and best truck, as well as best original tractor and most unique tractor.
"Lynard Skynard" Ft. Sill Polo Field. Gates open at 6pm. Concert begins at 7pm. Tickets available at Adventure Travel, All EZGo Locations, Crutchers, and Corral West. $28 in advance, $33 at the gate.
"I Love America" Celebration - Elmer Thomas Park in Lawton. Gates open from 2pm-10pm. For more information, please contact Lawton First Assembly of God at 580-536-9325.
JSJJ Speedway Firecracker Blast - Drivers from all over Southwest Oklahoma and North Texas will show their driving skills at the First Annual JSJJ Speedway Firecracker Blast in Elgin, OK on 4 July. Drivers range from ages 4 thru 18 (and some kids who are in their 50's) will compete for trophies in their respective classes. Drivers will compete in Young Guns thru Jr Champ Modified classes. Gates open at 6:00pm and racing action begins at 8:30. More info can be found online at www.jsjjspeedway.com
Independence Day Ceremony - Fort Sill will hold its Independence Day Ceremony at 9 a.m. on the front lawn of McNair Hall. During the ceremony, each of the 50 states will be honored with a cannon blast. The public is invited to attend.
The City of Altus will have a fireworks display open to the public shortly after sundown. Residents will assemble at the City Reservoir to watch the show.
Anadarko Honor America Day - The day's events will kick off at 4pm at Randlett Park. Laser tag, slip n slide, moon bounce, balloon artists, climbing wall. Watermelon eating contest, homemade ice cream contest, turtle races, gunny sack races, three legged races, water balloon toss, and a Little Ms. and Mr. Firecracker Pageant. Music provided by George and Gladys Blue and Friends, Called Out, Holy Ghost Revivers, and For the Fallen. Food provided by KIG BBQ, Route 66 Mission, and the Anadarko Boy Scouts. Families invited to picnic. 9pm gatherers to honor soldiers. Fireworks after sundown. For more information call 405-247-6651.
Apache July 4 Celebration - Begins at 2pm at the Apache City Park. Games throughout the afternoon, including sack races and stick throws. Free burgers at 6pm. Fireworks after sundown.
Comanche July 4 Celebration - Comanche July 4 Celebration Details: Fireworks display after dark at the Field of Dreams on Texas Street.
Cyril July 4 Celebration - Activities at the fairgrounds, and in the park beginning in early afternoon. Softball and volleyball tournaments. Brisket dinner and fireworks celebration.
Duncan "Freedom Sky Concert" - The Duncan Elks Golf and Country Club will host the "Freedom Sky Concert" fireworks display beginning at 9.30pm.
Fletcher July 4 Celebration - Public gathering with homemade ice cream at the Fletcher City Park. Fireworks display after dark.
Medicine Park July 4 Celebration - Centennial bash will begin at noon with an old fashioned picnic at the ballfield. Games and music throughout the day. Fireworks at 9pm. Throughout the weekends festivities - races and contests, ice cream social, music, theatrical performances on Sat. and Sun.