Each year, Overland Park police officers respond to numerous complaints about illegal fireworks.
Fireworks pose a serious danger to everyone. The city has a comprehensive
ordinance prohibiting all forms of fireworks. Additional officers will be on
the streets to specifically enforce the ordinance.
In Overland Park, it is illegal to purchase, possess or discharge any
fireworks, including sparklers, snakes, firecrackers and other devices. Fines
range from $200 to $500.
Each year, fireworks are the cause of injuries and fires that destroy homes and
businesses, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage. You should know that
you could be held financially responsible for damage you or your children
Leave the fireworks to the experts and come see the Star Spangled Spectacular to enjoy a safe and fun filled Fourth
of July in Overland Park. This 4th of July event, seen by thousands, is
sponsored by the City of Overland Park, Corporate Woods and the Overland Park
Activities begin at 4 p.m. with the free fireworks show set for about 9:30 p.m.
at Founders' Park in Corporate Woods. (Rain date is Saturday, July 5, for
fireworks only. No vendors or other activities on July 5).