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Celebrate Independence Day in Derby
City Fireworks Celebration

34th Annual Derby Firecracker Race

Saturday, July 4
4-Mile at 7:30 a.m./1-Mile at 8:30 a.m.
High Park north shelter, 2801 E. James

Entry fees
$25 for 13 and older
($5 discount for Derby Running Club members)
$15 for 12 and under
Age group awards will be in 5 year increments to 70+.

Register beginning June 12 at the Derby Recreation Center, 801 E. Market, or www.runwichita.org. Questions? Contact Race Director Leon Mattocks at .

Independence Day Parade
Saturday, July 4 at 10 a.m.
Sponsored by the Derby VFW Post 7253 and American Legion Post 408.
Questions? Contact Mike Corbin, Parade Committee Chairman, at 316-644-7292.

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 after the parade (approx. 11 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. (north of Derby Recreation Center)

Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks

July 4  at 7 p.m. (Fireworks begin at approx. 9:30 p.m.)
High Park, 2801 E. James
High Park Map (parking/fireworks)

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a relaxing and family-friendly evening at High Park.

The sand volleyball court near the enclosed shelter will be turned into a large sandbox with items to build sand castles. Sure to entertain your kids for hours! Corn hole sets will be available and there will be three bounce houses.

Food will be available for purchase from B.S. Sandwich Press, Kona Ice and Black Sheep Kettle Korn. Hiland Dairy will give away free ice cream. Arrive early to avoid parking delays.

City of Derby
City of Derby
611 Mulberry Road
Suite 300
Derby, KS 67037-3533
Ph: 316-788-1519