Celebrate the Fourth of July in Claremore at Claremore Lake! The City of Claremore will host its annual Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, July 1, with free events community events taking place throughout the holiday weekend.
“Claremore’s Fourth of July Festivities provide a wonderful opportunity to gather with friends and family to show our pride in being citizens of this great nation,” said John Feary, Claremore City Manager.
Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with a flag raising ceremony by the Claremore Fire Department followed by the National Anthem. Music will begin at 6:45 p.m. and concessions will be available at the Lake Ranger office until 9:30 p.m. with proceeds benefiting local Boy Scout troops.
Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. The 20-minute show will be displayed from Cherry Point, north of the Lake Rangers office.
To prepare for the event, the Claremore Lake Park roads will close June 28 at 10 p.m. The walking trails will remain open. Free parking and shuttle service will be available from Will Rogers Stampede Park, adjacent to Claremore Lake. Limited handicap and motorcycle parking will be available at Claremore Lake Park near the Lake Rangers office.
To ensure the safety of participants, private fireworks, pets, use of public/private grills and alcoholic beverages will not be permitted at the Claremore Lake Park. Boats, canoes and kayaks will not be allowed on the water during the event.
The Kids Fishing Derby will take place on July 4 and is open to children ages 4 to 12. Participants will compete in three groups, ages 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Trophies will be awarded for the smallest and largest fish in each division. Bike and raffling drawings will also be held after each trophy presentation.
Claremore Lake Park will open at 7:00 a.m. for registration. The derby will begin at 7:00 a.m. with weigh in at 10:00 a.m. Children do not have to be Claremore residents to participate.
For information on more Claremore community events, visit visitclaremore.com/events/.