The city of Gardner is gearing up for one of its biggest Fourth of July celebrations ever at Celebration Park. Two country music acts will headline the event.
Returning local Kansas City band Big Time Grain Company will kick off the celebration with a high-energy performance. Later in the evening, up-and-coming country duo The Rankin Twins from Texas will follow with charismatic tunes to keep the crowd entertained.
In addition to live music, this event will include food vendors, bounce houses for the kids and an exhilarating fireworks display. Tailgating is allowed.
The Independence Day festivities will begin at 5 p.m. and conclude around 10 p.m. The fireworks show will start around sundown.
This is the fourth year the event has been held at Celebration Park, which is located at 32701 West 159th Street. This annual community event brings in approximately 7,000 people. Admission is free.