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Avatar photo by Jessica Buchholz, Events Coordinator | June 22, 2022
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The City of Emporia’s Fourth of July fireworks are scheduled for Sunday, July 3, 2022.

The display will be best viewed from the Emporia State University practice fields on the north end of campus and inside Welch Stadium. The soccer pitch on the north end of campus will be closed to the public.

The stadium will open at 7:00 PM. Seating is open on the west side of Welch Stadium and people who want to view from Jones Field are welcome to sit on the field with blankets. Chairs of any kind, along with sunflower seeds and gum are prohibited on Jones Field and Witten Track to help preserve the playing surface.

The two parking lots across Highland Street from the art annex are available for handicapped parking and viewing.

Tailgating is available in ESU parking lots beginning at 7:00 PM. Alcohol, glass containers, and personal fireworks are prohibited on campus.

The display should start between 9:45 – 10:00 PM and may last approximately twenty (20) to thirty (30) minutes.

About the Author

Jessica Buchholz, Events Coordinator

Jessica Buchholz is the Community Development Coordinator for Emporia Main Street in Emporia, Kansas. She specializes in event planning, volunteer recruitment, alternative marketing, media/public relations and fundraising. During Jessica's tenure at Emporia Main Street, she has helped grow events to an international level and she has created a series of new activities to meet organizational goals.


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