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The Annual July 4th celebration will take place at Eudora Middle School, located at 2635 Church Street, on the evening of July 4th. The fireworks should begin at approximately 9:30PM. The display is expected to last around 20 minutes. The annual fireworks display is sponsored by the City of Eudora.
According to Gary Scott, Director of the Eudora Parks and Recreation Department,this years show will be similar in quality to last year’s Independence Day celebration. People are invited to bring their chairs or blankets and watch in the Middle School parking lot parking lot or from numerous vantage points on the south side of town. Scott did want to remind everyone to make sure and clean up after themselves in the parking lots and other areas following the display.
As a added note for citizens that wish to shoot fireworks off, city statutes allow for use fireworks on July 2,3 and 4 only. You can legally shoot them off from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM on July 2 and 3 and from 7:00 AM to midnight on July 4.
Per state codes, bottle rockets are not allowed at any time, including during the Independence holidays. The Eudora Police and Fire Departments urge prudent use and careful supervision when discharging any fireworks during the time periods when fireworks are allowed. While the Eudora area has had it share of rain this year, soaring temperatures in the last week or so have quickly dried vegetation out. Care should be given when discharging fireworks.