• Ron Sobba
  • Jim and Laureen Sobba
  • ​Garnett American Legion Post #48
  • ​The Kansas Property Place
  • Jay and Rita Waltermire
  • Optimist Club of Garnett
  • Wendy Dickinson
  • Billie Kingsolver
  • ​Craig E. Cole, Attorney at Law
  • ​Farmers State Bank
  • TJ Sharpening, Tim Young
  • Mini-Stor-All, Earl and Ann Lizer
  • Carol Askins-Beller
  • Beth McCord
  • Anderson County Hospital/SaintLuke's Healthcare System

RAIN DATE: July 9, 2022

Community Fireworks - Libertyfest

UPDATE 06/29/21:

Watermelon Feed, Band Concert Highlight Libertyfest on July 3

GARNETT, KS:  The City of Garnett encourages you to make plans now to celebrate Independence Day at Libertyfest on Saturday, July 3rd in the North Lake Park. 
  Libertyfest will include music and large community fireworks display over Lake Garnett.  Lawn chairs and family picnics are encouraged. Food concessionaires, civic groups and food trucks are invited (no vendor fee charged). Camping is available in designated areas.  Advance campsite reservations should be made as soon as possible online, in advance, using the www.garnettrecreation.recdesk.com portal.
 The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

  • Music by Everett Cox (deejay), food concessions begin – 5:00 p.m.
  • Free watermelon provided by NCCC and Ryan Disbrow State Farm Agency – 7 p.m.
  • Garnett Area Community Band Concert – 8:00 p.m.
  • Fireworks at Sunset – Approximately 9:20 p.m.

  At the entrance, Hope Anthem Church will also be handing out free Bomb Pops (red, white and blue popsicle treats) and free sunglasses to welcome attendees to this event.
  In the event of bad weather, the Libertyfest rain date would be July 10th.
  Donations for the fireworks display are being accepted now and will be accepted at the park entrance.  Donations are slowly trickling in this year. Give what you can so that this annual event may continue. Businesses, organizations, families and individuals wanting to make contributions to Libertyfest prior to the event can do so by making checks payable to the "Garnett Community Foundation-Libertyfest" and dropping the donations off at Garnett City Hall, 131 W. 5th Avenue or mailing to City of Garnett, P.O. Box H, Garnett, KS, 66032. 
  The Growing Garnett, a citizen committee, is planning some events on July 3rd, including a morning parade around the town square. Line-up is at the North Lake Park at 7:45 a.m. with the parade arriving on the square at 9 a.m. There are other activities being planned in the North Lake Park. Their website is www.growinggarnett.com.

Next event - Saturday, July 2, 2022*

FIND this event on Facebook!    @libertyfest21

None of this would be possible without the support of our City and County Commissioners, City Employees and YOU!

We are now accepting donations for Libertyfest. If you would like to support this event and keep it in Garnett, please donate! 


Mail Donations To:                                     Deliver Donations To:

City of Garnett                                             Garnett City Hall

P.O. Box H                                                   131 W. 5th Avenue

Garnett, KS 66032                                       Garnett, KS  66032

*Presented through Rainbow Fireworks, Inc.

Simply...Garnett, Kansas


Donations are being accepted for 2022 now.    Your support is appreciated!

Libertyfest has been a family friendly event in Garnett for over 20 years! Our display has been rated as one of the top shows in the state!

Know when and where you can shoot fireworks...


  • Southland Cruisers
  • ​Brummel Farm Service
  • ​Garnett Lions Club
  • Goppert State Service Bank
  • Anonymous Donation
  • ​Whitesell Optometry
  • Friends of the Prairie Spirit Rail trail
  • Garnett Business and Professional Women (BPW)
  • ​Wilson Chiropractic Clinic
  • ​Betty Lybarger
  • Frank and Joyce Martin
  • Patriots Bank
  • Everett Cox
  • ​Cody Gettler
  • Dr. Richard T. Hale, DDS
  • Jerome L. Wohler
  • Lake Garnett Sporting Club
  • Thank you to those that give at the event!