Willard Freedom Fest 2019

jun 29

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Willard Freedom Fest Parade
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Event Details

Jun 29 2019

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Jackson Street Park
222 W Jackson St
Willard, MO
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About this Event

For 50+ years the City of Willard has hosted one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the area. Continuing the tradition, the 57th annual celebration will be held in Jackson Street Park. Freedom Fest is packed full of food, fun, and fireworks!

Community Brunch
8-11 a.m. in the Community Center
Sponsored by Ginger's Cafe
Free event - Donations encouraged and benefit the Willard Parks Scholarship Fund

Willard Aquatic Center
Noon - 8 p.m.
$5 wrist band 
Location - Jackson Street Park

Little Miss Firecracker Pageant
Check in at 12 & Pageant starts at 1 p.m.
Location - Entertainment Stage @ Jackson Street Park
Shuttle Service
Pick up locations - Middle School, North Elementry/Intermediate &, The Rec 

Vendor Booths
​Noon - 8:30 p.m.
Click here for more detailed Vendor information and for registration and rules and regulations forms

Car Show
​Location - Jackson Street Park
Registration is 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  Show is from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

BBQ  Sandwiches will be sold by the Willard Area Chamber of Commerce from 11am until sold out!

​5-6 p.m.
Line up: 4pm Pheasant Lane
Parade Winners will be announced around 6:15 p.m. at Event Stage in Jackson Street Park

Live Musical Performer 
Approximately 6:30 p.m. -  10:30 p.m.
Location: Commerce Bank Entertainment Stage at Jackson Street Park

10 p.m.
All fireworks will be fired from Jackson Street Park. This will be the best location from which to view the display.