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Claremore Fireworks Spectacular
The City of Claremore will host its annual Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, July 2 at Claremore Lake, with free events community events taking place throughout the day.
“We are thrilled to bring back Claremore’s Fourth of July celebration, said John Feary, Claremore City Manager. “From hosting a free fishing derby for kids to showcasing an exciting fireworks display, the day is filled with opportunities to celebrate our nation.”
The day kicks off with the Kids Fishing Derby, free and open to children ages 4 to 12. Participants will receive a complimentary fishing pole, tackle and bait courtesy of the City of Claremore, Nabatak and GRDA. Kids 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 and drawings for bikes and helmets will be held throughout the morning. The Claremore Lake Park will open at 6 a.m. for registration, and the derby will begin at 7 a.m. with weigh in at 10 a.m. Children do not have to be Claremore residents to participate.
Following the Kids Fishing Derby, the Park will close to allow the fireworks company to prepare for the evening events. Festivities resume 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 by the Lake Ranger office until 9:30 p.m. with proceeds benefiting local Boy Scout troops.
The 20-minute fireworks show will begin at 9:30 p.m. and 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 30 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.