Numerous Fourth of July celebrations are planned for Crawford County.
Van Buren’s fireworks celebration will be held at dusk Wednesday, July 4, at the Field of Dreams Sports Complex. Gates will open at 7 p.m.
Concessions will be available at the event, though attendees are encouraged to bring their own coolers, blankets, bug spray and lawn chairs. There will be no alcohol, pets, personal fireworks or firearms allowed at the event.
Fireworks will be sponsored by Ken and Vicki Kilgore, Jim and Carole Williamson and the City of Van Buren.
Mountainburg’s celebration will begin with Music in the Park at the mayor’s farm beginning at 6 p.m. July 4. Fireworks will begin just after dark at the old truck stop on exit 39 off I-49 in Mountainburg.
Alma will host the Mayor’s July 3rd Celebration at the Alma Aquatic Park.
There will be fireworks beginning at dusk and a late night swim at the water park, with food vendors and music from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30.
Mulberry will hold its Celebrate Mulberry family event at Kirksey Park with live music beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 30, hosted by the Mulberry Fire Department.
Fireworks start at about 9 p.m. and the event will offer hot dogs, slides for both young and older children, other activities and vendor booths.
Celebrate Mulberry will open with a Little Miss Pageant at 4 p.m.
Beginning at 6 p.m. June 30 at the community building on Loomis Lane in Dyer, City of Dyer Fourth of July Celebration will have food and activities with fireworks at dusk.
Kibler Baptist Church will hold its annual Community Freedom Firework Celebration on Thursday, June 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Free food, live music and activities for the kids will be part of the event at the church at 141 E. Arkansas 162 in Alma. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
Beyond Church will host for the third year in a row Fireworks on the Hill, a fireworks display on the hill across from Hilltop Plaza on the Rudy exit off Interstate 49.
The community-wide free event, the celebration will include music, food and activities for kids beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30.
A patriotic program with vocal and musical performances will be part of the event, followed by a large-scale fireworks display.
Paid on-site parking will be available, as well as free parking within walking distance. All parking proceeds will be used to honor military and service men and women.