Great American 4th of July Celebration-July 4th
Arena Park Grandstands
Celebrate our nation’s birthday with a spectacular fireworks show at Arena Park! The Great American 4th of July Celebration will take place on July 4, 2021 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.
3 PM: Food trucks on-site and murals on display
6:30 PM: Special guests and dignitaries discuss the history of Missouri and the celebration of the state’s bicentennial.
7:15 PM: Remarks by Missouri dignitaries.
8 PM: Patriotic music by the Cape Girardeau Municipal Band under the direction of Neil Casey & the 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.
8:30 PM: Southeast Missourian Spirit of America Award and remarks from Southeast Missourian Assistant Publisher Lucas Presson and Cape Girardeau Mayor Bob Fox.
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 Missourian & Visit Cape
Contributors: Shivelbines & Rustmedia
Please, no personal fireworks in the park. Respect social distancing. For more information, call 573.339.6340.