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City of Cape Girardeau Fourth of July Fireworks

July 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We are Parks and Recreation

Celebrate our nation’s birthday with a spectacular fireworks show at Arena Park! The Great American 4th of July Celebration will take place on Saturday, July 4 with the Southeast Missourian Spirit of America Award presentation & a performance by the Cape Girardeau Municipal Band in the Arena Park Grandstands. Set up a lawn chair or picnic blanket at the fair grounds in Arena Park to view the fireworks show starting at 9:00 p.m.

  • 7 PM: Arena Park opens for grandstand seating and tailgating.
  • 7:30 PM: Patriotic music by the Cape Girardeau Municipal Band under the direction of Neil Casey.
  • 8 PM: Southeast Missourian Spirit of America Award and patriotic program featuring: Remarks from local dignitaries, recognition of military, live renditions of the America the Beautiful and the Star-Spangled Banner.
  • 9 PM:Fireworks at Arena Park

PARKING: Parking is available throughout the park on a first come first served basis.

TUNE IN: Tune to 960KZIM and 1400KSIM to listen to patriotic music, the Southeast Missourian Spirit of America program and updates about the fireworks show. At 9 pm, tune to any River Radio station for patriotic music and a countdown to the fireworks display.

Presented by: City of Cape Girardeau, River Radio, Southeast MissourianContributors: Shivelbines & Rustmedia

Please, no personal fireworks in the park.

For more information, call 573-339-6340.

July is National Parks & Recreation Month!

In recognition of the importance of parks and recreation facilities in our lives, and to foster the well-being of our environment and communities, the City of Cape Girardeau has designated the month of July as Parks and Recreation Month. The City of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Healthcare, and other sponsors invite you to PLAYCAPE! #WeAreParksAndRec

View the full July Parks & Rec calendar


July 4
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Arena Park
410 Kiwanis Dr,
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 United States
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