Independence Day

Call for volunteers and what's happening July 3rd

Call for Volunteers

The Baldwin City Recreation Commission is in need of volunteers for the July 3rd festivities. Help is needed in the Kid’s Zone and in the VIP tent. They will need at least 6 volunteers to work through the afternoon.

If you’d like to volunteer, contact the Rec Office at 785-594-3670 or email Know someone who might be interested? Share this email with them using the button below!


Independence Day Celebration

Saturday, July 3rd, get over to the Baldwin City Golf Course for Baldwin City's Independence Day Celebration, planned and orchestrated by the Recreation Commission. There will be live music, food trucks, a beer garden, and an expanded Kid's Zone. Of course there will be a firework finish, courtesy of the City.

National recording artists Adam Doleac and Dylan Schneider take the stage after the opening by Kansas City favorite, Big Time Grain Company. 

The festivities get underway at 4:30pm on July 3rd and end with fireworks at 10:00 p.m.


4:00 Kids Zone, Food Trucks, Beer Garden opens
4:30 Big Time Grain Company takes the stage
6:30 Dylan Schneider
8:30 Adam Doleac
10:00 Fireworks

Fireworks in Town

Speaking of fireworks, here’s what City Code specifies:

  • You may set off fireworks inside city limits between 8am and Midnight from June 27th through July 5th.

  • No bottle rockets or similar allowed.

  • No personal fireworks at the July 3rd festivities, please just enjoy the professional display.

Enjoy celebrating safely!

City Fireworks Code