Jackson County knows how to celebrate the 4th of July!
Here are 7 public events you can enjoy with family and friends to GET YOUR INDEPENDENCE ON!!! No masks, no distancing, no shutdowns. Even with the drought there will be fireworks at the Expo and some areas still allow fireworks. Should you choose to experience the freedom of fireworks, please be extra safe this year. Have fire extinguishers handy. Wet the ground with water. Don’t light illegal fireworks that fly in the air, but do stand up and be proud that you live in the Constitutional Republic of the United States of America! FREEDOM ON!
To see a larger list of other events, like music in bars & restaurants check out this Facebook search.
Jet Fighters Fly Over Southern Oregon
10:30AM Until Done
(under 30 minutes)
On the 4th of July, Kinsley Field, our airbase in Klamath Falls will do their yearly fly over. Each year, U.S. Military fighter jets fly over our Southern Oregon cities and towns in a beautiful display of independence and American ingenuity. Start looking to the eastern skies in Jackson County at 10:30am. It doesn’t take long for these protective powerhouses to fly over each celebration. DON’T MISS IT! It’s an incredible feeling to hear and feel the power of our respected military. If you served or are still serving under Old Glory, YOUR COMMITMENT TO THIS COUNTRY IS DEEPLY APPRECIATED!!!
Revered Central Parade & Freedom Festival
10:30AM – 2:30 PM
Robert J. Pfaff Park
635 Manzanita St,
Central Point, OR
Central Point, Oregon is known for how it turns out for Independence day! Enjoy the one of the most patriotic celebrations in Southern Oregon. With a pancake breakfast by the Scouts, parade, 5k run, festival at Robert J. Pfaff Park, music, art exhibits, food & fun vendors and more.
Ashland July 4 Parade and Festivities
8:00AM to 2:30PM
10:AM Parade Start
59 Winburn Way
Ashland, OR 97520
Ashland July 4 events begin with a run organized by the Ashland Parks and Recreation, followed by a parade enjoyed by over 20,000 spectators beginning at 10:00 am. There will be over one hundred booths in Lithia Park featuring the Lithia Artisans Market, food, more craft booths, non-profit booths, Family Activity Zone and usually a military jet flyover. Bands will perform all afternoon at the Lithia Park Bandshell.
Jackson County Expo Park
(Viewable from many areas)
1 Peninger Rd
Central Point, OR 97502
Jackson County Expo will host families in the Gate 1/South Parking area to watch the event.
This year’s show was designed to fly HIGH in the sky rather than over the Bi-Mart amphitheater like in previous years. We are thankful to be able to open for parking to help alleviate parking concerns around the city for the event” says Helen Funk; Expo Director.
Eagle Point Let Freedom Ring Cruise
Eagle Point, Oregon is holding it’s second annual “LET FREEDOM RING CRUISE” on Independence day! Spectators are encouraged to watch the cruise from any of the streets listed in the Facebook Event. Participants meet at the Eagle Point high school parking lot by 10:00 am. Decorate vehicles, and line up from 10:30-10:45, then depart from the EP High School at 11:00 am. Cars, trucks, motorcycles patriotic vehicles of ALL kinds are welcome! Anyone is welcome to participate. Bring on all the patriotic decorations!
Youth 71FIVE Family 4th of July in EP
226 W Main St
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Youth 71FIVE, a faith-based organization for kids of all ages, is putting together a Family 4th of July event at their Eagle Point Clubhouse. Come with your whole family and enjoy a fun time with food, games, and vendors at the 71Five Campus Youth Center in Eagle Point. There is something for everyone! Stop by any time between 11 am and 3 pm.
Eagle Point Community Bible Community Family Event
27 S Shasta Ave
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Looking for something fun and fantastic to do this Fourth of July? Come to Eagle Point Community Bible Church’s FREE family event! There will be grilled hotdogs, drinks, lawn and water games, face painting, and more! It starts at 6pm and will be held in the front lawns of the old jr high school that’s next to EPCBC (also known as The Outback). Then, we will stay and watch the fireworks. Their parking lot has a pretty great vantage point of the beautiful fireworks they want to share!
This information was prepared by Southern Oregon First as a free service to the free residents of Southern Oregon.
The information on this page was taken at 1:PM online at the websites of the event hosts or their Facebook event pages. Visit the links to verify there are no changes. We are not telling residents to light fireworks or not, we are acknowledging that many will, tipping our hats to freedom, and asking them to be safe. Personal responsibility is an individual factor.