Celebrate Independence Day in Derby

When to shoot fireworks

Fireworks Safety Video

36th 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
This run/walk is open to all ages and abilities.
Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/Derby/DerbyFirecracker.
Questions? Contact DerekRinger@sbcglobal.net. 

Independence Day Parade


July 4 at 10 a.m.
Sponsored by the Derby VFW Post 7253 and American Legion Post 408.
Questions? Contact Chelsea Lowery at 409-4209 or Clee0076@gmail.com.

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 (entrance near tennis courts). View the parade route map.

Derby Historical Museum Open


July 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Woodlawn and Market
Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Derby Twins vs. Haysville


July 4 at 7 p.m.

Panther Field, Woodlawn Blvd & Market St.

Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks


July 4 at 7 p.m. (Fireworks begin at approx. 9:45 p.m.)
Enjoy a fun, family-friendly evening at High Park with food trucks, games and fireworks.

Parking: Due to construction, there will be no entry from Madison Ave. ADA parking will be available at the Darrell Zimmerman Family Shelter. Parking available in paved lots until full. The north entrance to the park (at James St.) will close except to ADA vehicles. Four shuttles will run from the Derby High School parking lot (James St. entrance) from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

No personal fireworks allowed in the park.