4th of July-Famous for the 4th

2017 4th of July Schedule

“Keeping the Spirit Alive”

Marriott Amusements open each night and on the 4th

Friday June 30

5:30 Children’s Promenade sponsored by Wheatley-Cameron Farms

7 pm Baby Contest sponsored by Swopes Drive In

8 pm Talent Contest sponsored by Rich Hill Family Medical Clinic

9 pm Glow Run with Street Dance

Saturday July 1

11 am Bates County Lawn Tractor Pull

7 pm Jessie Keith Whitley sponsored by Pump n Pete’s

8:00 pm Lorrie Morgan sponsored by RH 4th of July Committee

9:30 pm Street Dance with Moodaddy Entertainment

Sunday July 2

11 am Community Church Service sponsored by RH Ministerial Alliance

5:30-7 pm Brian Hawkins Piano Performance

6:30 pm Pie Contest (drop off pies at Methodist Church)

7 pm Pie Auction sponsored by Rich Hill Citizens Bank with Larry Hacker Auctioneer

8:30 pm  Kirk Brown Band

Monday July 3

7 pm Lip Sync Contest (to enter contact Natalea 395-2770)

8 pm Karaoke by Moodaddy Entertainment

7 pm Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Tournament (East Park) sponsored by Thomas Lawn Care (to enter a team contact Luke 660-464-0090)

Tuesday July 4

11 am Car show Registration

12 pm Car Show sponsored by H3 Grafix

3 pm Parade with Randy and Ellen Bell as Grand Marshalls

4:30 Salute to Veterans by Jason Rich, Mayor with quilt presentation by RH Quilt Guild

5:00 Parade winners announced

5:30  Paula Newman & Linda Brewer Smith perform

6:30 Raffle winners announced

7pm  Fabulous Torques sponsored by Food Fair

10 pm Fireworks

Wristbands are $15.00 if bought before 11 am on June 30, 2017 or $20.00 at the Carnival.  Purchase at Security Bank or Food Fair

Wristbands can only be used from 6 to 11 pm the nights of June 30 through July 3rd.  No wristbands on the 4th of July


All activities are near or in the West Park unless otherwise noted

It is our goal to make this celebration a safe and pleasurable experience for any and all who come to our community to participate in the many activities, enjoy the carnival, and to view our parade and spectacular fireworks display.

The following guidelines, in accordance with city ordinances, are being issued as a reminder to assist us in meeting our goal.

  • No unauthorized vehicles or ATV’s are allowed in the city parks.
  • No alcohol is allowed in the city parks.
  • No fireworks are allowed in the city parks. Bottle rockets and other fireworks with an aerial trajectory are prohibited in the city limits of Rich Hill.
  • No horses are allowed in the city parks.
  • No animals are allowed at any public function, with the exception of seeing eye dogs, hearing dogs, governmental police dogs or any animal participating in an exhibition. Those participating in an exhibition must leave the area immediately following the event.

Please throw candy as far from vehicles as possible.

Parents please keep children from collecting candy that lands in the street while parade is still going on.