Celebration In the Heartland

Sunday, July 4 | 2:00 - 10:00pm

Join us at Buck Thomas Park to celebrate our country’s Independence Day.
Enjoy one of the largest fireworks show in the state, food, vendors, and activities.

We will not be having a Car Show this year.  

Celebration in the Heartland will be a great time for all ages. Bring the children for great fun including
inflatables, helicopter rides, and more.

Live Music:
Shiloh Steel - 4:00pm - 6:30pm 
Banana Seat - 7:00pm - 9:45pm 

Celebration in the Heartland will feature Moore’s favorite sweet and savory treats from local food trucks.

Food Trucks:  
Chef Rays Street Eats 
Yum Pig
Dos Gringos Cabana
Cutie Pies
Seafood Connect
Grill on Wheelz
Cousins Main Lobster
Newmans Firehouse BBQ 
City Ice

Anthem Brewing
The Big Friendly

Whispering Meadows 
Urban Wineworks 

GameTime Inflatables
Inflatables - $3.00 each  
Mechanical Bull - $5.00
Bungee Trampoline - $7.00 
Wristbands - $20.00 and this will include the Bungee Trampoline and Mechanical Bull 

Helicopter Rides - $40.00 per person 

Barrel Train - $3.00 per person 

Children's Tent (Moore Public Library) - Free Activities 

Vendors throughout the Park (Selling Items)  

Be In the Know

Permitted Items:
- Chairs
- Service Animals (no other dogs allowed)
- Umbrellas
- Coolers*
- Strollers
* Coolers and bags may be searched by event security and Moore Police personnel.

Prohibited Items:
- Alcoholic beverages unless provided by an on-site approved city vendor
- Glass containers of any kind
- Drug Paraphernalia / Weapons
- Pets (Dogs are not allowed in the park for this event.)
- Fireworks
- Smoking or vaping

Celebration in the Heartland is free to the public. Fireworks will begin at dark (approximately 9:45 p.m.) and will be set to music. FM 89.9 should carry the music if you are watching from outside of the park.
For more information please call 793-5090.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on the 4th!

Q. How do I get to Buck Thomas Park?

A.  Buck Thomas Park is located just east of the intersection of 12th & Eastern Avenue in Moore. If traveling on I-35, please take the 12th Street exit in Moore and travel east approximately 1¾ mile. The park is located adjacent to a large water tower just off of 12th Street.

Q. Where do I park when attending an event?

A. There is parking throughout the park. This is the largest event in Moore each year and parking is very limited. It is likely you will have to park off-site. Please use good judgment when doing so and obey all public parking ordinances and rules.

Q. Is there ADA parking?

A. There is ADA parking in the park. However, due to the large number of people attending event, there is no guarantee that spaces will be available.

 Q. Do I need to buy tickets to attend the event?

A. Tickets are not required to enter the park.  There will be vendors at the park selling items and food.

Q. Can I bring food into Buck Thomas Park?

A.  You can but there are great food vendors in the park as well.

Q. May event attendees grill in the park?

A. It is permissible unless there is a State declared fire ban.  We kindly ask that cookouts be kept in the northern end of the park. There is a designated “Picnic Area” with lots of mature trees for shade.

Q. What security procedures are in place to ensure guest safety?

A. Police are patrolling the area on motorcycles and on foot. There are also firefighters and ambulance personnel on-site for medical emergencies.

Q. Are pets allowed in the park?

A. No. For the safety of event attendees, vendors, and staff, pets are not allowed in the park. This applies even if they are on leashes. This is per City ordinance.

Q. On what day is the event going to be held on this year?

A. Our festivities will be on Sunday, July 4th from 2 pm-10 pm.

Q. What happens if it rains or the wind is too high?

A. Should there be weather conditions that cause all or part of the event to be postponed or cancelled, the City of Moore will make every effort to reschedule for the next day.   In the event of postponements or cancellations, all local media outlets will be notified as soon as a decision is made. Please check www.cityofmoore.com as well for current information.

Q. When will the fireworks take place?

A. The fireworks will only occur on the evening of July 4th at dark (approximately 9:45 pm).

Vendor Non-Food Beverage (10' x 20' space with electricity)  -  $100.00 

Vendor Non-Food Beverage (10' x 20' space without electricity) - $75.00 

Food and/ or Beverage Vendor (with electricity) - $125.00 (must be pre-approved by Event Coordinator) 

Kasey Dean
Sales & Special Event Coordinator
City of Moore / Parks & Recreation Dept.
700 S. Broadway, Moore, OK 73160 
Office: (405)793-5090 Fax: (405)793-5088
Email: [email protected]