Celebrate Independence Day in Derby

When to Purchase and Shoot Fireworks 
June 27-July 2, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
July 3 & 4, 8 a.m. to midnight
July 5, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

2021 Event Schedule

40th Annual Firecracker Race

4 mile at 7:30 a.m./1 mile at 8:30 a.m.
High Park, 2801 E. James St.
Register 

Join the Derby Running Club for the 40th annual Derby Firecracker Race. A cash reward to the fastest male and female runners in each race will be awarded as well as age group awards.


Farmers Market

July 3, 8 a.m. to noon 
Madison Avenue Central Park, 512 E. Madison Ave. 



Independence Day Parade 


July 3 at 10 a.m.
Sponsored by the Derby VFW Post 7253.
Contact: Dale Webster, 316-789-8244, www.vfw7253.org
Parade Route Map 

Derby Historical Museum Open 


July 3, 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 Baseball Game

July 4 at 6 p.m.
Panther Field, Woodlawn and Market

Fireworks in the Park


July 4 at 6 p.m. (Fireworks begin at approx. 9:40 p.m.)

Bring a blanket and lawn chair and enjoy a fun evening in Derby at High Park. 
  • Food trucks include: Smokin’ Diner, Snack Shack, Kona Ice and Taters n Toppings, Funky Monkey Munchies
  • ADA parking will be available at the Darrell Zimmerman Family Shelter parking lot.
  • No personal fireworks allowed in the park.
  • Questions? Call Public Works at 788-0301 or email info@derbyweb.com.