Parkville July Fourth Celebration

Wednesday, July 2 – Saturday, July 5

Four Days of Family Fun!

Bring the whole family for a taste of good old-fashioned Americana. Our traditional salute to Independence Day includes a parade, carnival rides, fireworks and more!

Historic Downtown Parkville kicks off the annual July Fourth Celebration on Wednesday, July 2 when the carnival open in the parking lot at the south end of Main Street. In addition to the carnival, this fun, family-style celebration includes a community parade, a pancake breakfast, a variety of food vendors, and, of course, our big firework finale on July 4th. Come early and bring the family for a weekend of good, old-fashioned Americana in Historic Downtown Parkville.

  • Parkville July 4th Celebration
  • Parkville July 4th Celebration
  • Parkville July 4th Celebration
  • Parkville July 4th Celebration
  • Parkville July 4th Celebration
  • Parkville July 4th Celebration
  • Parkville July 4th Celebration

Schedule of Activities

Wednesday, July 2 – Thursday, July 3

  • Carnival: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
  • Wristband Special: $20 unlimited rides

Friday, July 4

  • Pancake Breakfast at American Legion: 7:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • Parade: 10:00 a.m.
  • Carnival: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. ($1 per ticket or $20 for 22 tickets 2-3 tickets per ride)
  • Vendors: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Shuttle Service: 6:00 pm till mid-night
  • Parkville Symphonic Band, Park University, Graham Tyler
  • Memorial Chapel: 7:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks: 9:45 p.m.

Saturday, July 5

  • Carnival: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
  • Wristband Special: $20 unlimited rides

Shuttle Service Locations

Friday, July 4, 6:00 till midnight
South Platte Community Center, Park University and Park Hill South High School.


The annual Parkville July Fourth Celebration parade on Friday, July 4 at 10:00 a.m. which begins at 63rd Street and Hwy 9 and ends in Historic Downtown Parkville. Parade line up will begin at 9:00 a.m. at 63rd Street and Bell Road.

Parkville July 4th Celebration Parade Invite & Application 2014


The Parkville July Fourth Celebration only allows a limited number of not-for-profit (501©3), food, game booths, and commercial vendors. No art or craft vendors will be accepted.

Parkville July 4th Celebration Vendor Invitation, Contract & Rules

Harvesters Collection Site

HarvestersMain Street Parkville Association is partnering with Harvesters – The Community Food Network to collect non-perishable food items to support the Food Bank’s program to feed the hungry in our community. Bring your canned good donations to this event. Collection barrels will be available. Help Main Street Parkville and Harvesters’ help our friends and neighbors who are so dependent upon these donations to feed their children.

Most Needed Items

Many thanks!

Main Street Parkville Association (PCDC, 501c3) wishes to recognize those who have made our festival possible through their generous contributions of time, talent, services and funding. Thank you! Without you, we couldn’t have done it.

Premier Sponsor

Cap Fed

Presenting Sponsors:

Park University
North Kansas City Hospital

Supporting Sponsors:

NKC Beverage
Meyers Funeral Chapel Northland
A&M Printing, Inc.

Contributing Sponsor:

Parkville Coffee
Danny Tinsley Realtor
Embassy Landscape Group, Inc.

Parkville July 4th Gold Sponsor

Platte Valley Bank

Media Sponsors:



Hosted by Main Street Parkville Association an operating division of Parkville Community Development Corporation – 501©3, with special thanks to Park University and English Landing Center.