Booms & Blooms
Saturday, July 1 | 2 p.m. (fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m.)
Celebrate our nation’s independence with explosions of color and texture on land and in the air at this annual event. Tour the new exhibition Gardens of Myth, cool off in the Fountain Garden, enjoy hands-on activities and then find your favorite spot on the lawn and spread your blanket and enjoy the musical stylings of the Lee’s Summit Symphony and the wares of various vendors as you wait for the show! Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m. (Rain Date: Sunday, July 2)
|Seniors | 60 & Better||$10|
|Children | 5 to 12||$5|
|Children | 4 & Under||FREE|
|Public||$5 (A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Lee's Summit Symphony)|
Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Included with Festival Admission
Enjoy this summer exhibit featuring 10 mythical creatures, imagined by St. Louis-based artist Kendall R. Hart. Find these fantastic creatures, based on legends from around the globe, installed throughout the Gardens.
Available after 3 p.m | FREE
Make a festive hat to wear while enjoying the fireworks.
Available After 3 p.m. | $4
Decorate a pot with your best Independence Day design! Imagination required. Fee includes paint, plant and soil.
Available After 3 p.m. | FREE
Enjoy some old-fashioned family fun with carnival games for the whole crew. Try your luck with the ring toss, bean bag toss and can toss. Bring your throwing arm!
|Cafe Thyme||Restaurant open until 3 p.m.|
|Cafe Thyme Grill||Open from 5 to 9 p.m. | Serving hot dogs, hamburgers and brats|
|reFresh in the Missouri Barn||Open until 8 p.m. | Snacks, Picnic Packs, Beer, Wine, Soda and Water|
|Perennial Gifts, Garden Gift Shop||Open until 9 p.m. | Snacks, Ice Cream, Beer, Wine, Soda and Water|
|Booz'n Cruz'n Barbequ'n||Home of the famous Pig Sickle and Great Barbecue|
|Boyer's Meatballs||Artisan meatballs in a variety of flavors|
|Chartroose Caboose||Sandwiches and Sides|
|Coffee Cake KC||Cupcakes and Specialty Coffee|
|Keck's Root Beer||Homemade Root Beer|
|North Star Events||Cotton Candy|
|Poppy's Ice Cream||Handmade Ice Creams and Sorbets|
|Ron's Kettle Korn||Flavorful Kernels to Satisfy the Taste Buds|