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.

2022 Event Schedule  (tentative)

Kansas Grown Farmers Market

July 4, 8 a.m. to noon 
Madison Avenue Central Park, 512 E. Madison Ave. 

Independence Day Parade 

July 4 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 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Woodlawn and Market
The museum has something for all ages. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Fire Station 81 Open House

July 4, 10:30 a.m. to noon
715 E. Madison Ave.

Derby firefighters will have fire trucks on display along with the Fire Safety House
following the parade.

41st Annual Firecracker Race

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


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.

Fireworks in the Park

July 4 at 6 p.m. (Fireworks begin at approx. 9:30 p.m.)

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