Another large community activity is the Lansing Fireworks Celebration. The event begins at 6:00 pm with inflatable rides for the kids along with lots of food and beverages. This year's event is sponsored by a Ride for the Wounded. Also new this year, more food vendors, including trucks from the KC Food Truck Mafia.
When the sun sets, the fireworks display begins as the community begins its annual celebration on the Friday before Independence Day. This is one of the largest displays in the area and is timed to music. Local DJ Jeremiah Nichol will provide music for the event.
The 2017 celebration will take place at Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park, 15650 Gilman Road, located north of 4-H Road about 2.5 miles west of Main Street (K-7 Highway). The event has free parking until 7 p.m. and free admission. Parking is $1 after 7 p.m. The field opens to the public at 5:30 p.m. There will be motorcycle and ADA parking on the field. There will be free parking and a shuttle from Lansing High School.
Bring your chair! The last shuttle from LHS is at 9:15 p.m., and the gates close at 9:30 p.m. For kids' inflatables, tickets are available for $1 each, wristbands are $12. The rain date is Saturday, July 1.