June 30, 2018
Springfield’s Downtown Fireworks and Party to Celebrate America’s Independence
Presented by Arch Coal-Viper Mine
2nd Street between Jackson and Monroe Sts. (in front of the Capitol)
No one will be allowed on Capitol Ave between 2nd St and 4th St from 7-10:30 pm (for fireworks).
Kids’ Zone presented by LRS
Bounce houses (4-7:30pm), princesses and superheroes, animals (4-6pm), face painting, games, balloon artists
4:30pm Casey Cantrall
5:15pm Dog Pageant sponsored by Parkway Veterinary Clinic (Registration 4:30pm)
6:15pm Springfield Dance Theatre
7-8:30pm Municipal Band
8:45pm Sound Celebration Chorus
9:28pm National Anthem
*Fireworks at 9:30pm*
9:45-midnight #Smashtag, a modern pop rock cover band (after the fireworks)
Food & Beverages
There will be a variety of food such as smoothies, shaved ice, doughnuts, traditional carnival foods like burgers and corn dogs, and a Caribbean style vendor. The food vendors are allowed to sell their own non-alcoholic beverages while the Springfield Jaycees will be selling beer and mixed drinks.
Capital City Celebration is presented by Arch Coal-Viper Mine. The Kids’ Zone sponsor is LRS. The entertainment sponsor is Midwest Family Broadcasting. Ice is donated by Sparky’s/Crowders. Additional sponsors: Marine Bank, West Central Bank, and Tate Hartman.