Fireworks, Food and Fun at Yukon’s Freedom Fest
Freedom Fest organizers are hard at work preparing for a safe return of one of Yukon’s favorite traditions! Freedom Fest is back July 3 and 4 with live music, food trucks, a car show, and TWO nights of fireworks!
It’s easy to find Freedom Fest! Simply take I-40 West exit 137, turn left on NW 10th Street, and right onto Holly. Bring your family, lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy!
Things kick off the evening of July 3 with a touching Tribute to Yukon Veterans at Chisholm Trail Park. Oklahoma’s own Hi-Fi Hillbillies bring their rootsy, rock ‘n’ roll show to Yukon from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Irv Wagner’s Concert Band follows with an 8:30 p.m. tribute to Yukon veterans. A stunning fireworks show at 10 p.m. concludes the evening, which will also pay tribute to American veterans.
On July 4, head on over to the Freedom Fest Car Show, at City Park, 2200 S. Holly Ave. This popular competition begins at 10 a.m. and continues until 2:30 p.m. Don’t miss your opportunity to see these one-of-a-kind machines up close! Registration begins at 8 a.m. Awards are presented at 2:30 p.m.
July 4 evening events are held at Chisholm Trail Park. A live concert by Super Freak, known for their outrageous costumes and superb stage show, is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Chisholm Trail Stage. The Oklahoma Community Orchestra, conducted by John Fletcher, makes their Freedom Fest debut with a delightful patriotic program. A breathtaking fireworks show brings down the house at 10 p.m.
Handicapped parking is available for those who need it at the Oklahoma Parking Lot, which is located on the north end of Chisholm Trail Park and opens at 5:30 p.m. Parking is first come, first served, so be sure to arrive early to reserve your spot. Local businesses and churches often offer parking for those who are not able to park on City property.
Freedom Fest is hosted by the City of Yukon. Sponsors include YNB; The Kirkpatrick Family Fund; iHeart Radio / KJ103; Schwarz Paving Company; Wesco Insurance Services; OG&E; Oklahoma Arts Council; National Endowment for the Arts; The Yukon Progress; BOK Financial Securities; Integris Canadian Valley Hospital; Spanish Cove Retirement Village; Ingram, Smith and Turner Mortuary; BancFirst; Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services; and Mr. & Mrs. Gary Miller.
Freedom Fest is one of Yukon’s best events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov.
The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The agency’s mission is to lead in the advancement of Oklahoma’s thriving arts industry. The Oklahoma Arts Council provides more than 400 grants to nearly 225 organizations in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state’s arts and cultural industry and manages works of art in the Oklahoma Public Art Collection and the public spaces of the state Capitol. Additional information is available at arts.ok.gov.