Independence Day Celebration

When:  Friday, July 1st, 2022 Starting at 5:00pm
Where:  Purcell Lake - 1400 Chandler Rd.  Purcell, OK  73080

Our yearly Independence Day Celebration is held at Purcell Lake with a combination of food, games, and fireworks!  The fireworks show is made possible through donations from the City of Purcell, and fundraising by the Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce!  Local businesses, organizations, and the citizens of our community help make our fireworks show a success every year!  

Different food trucks and booths set up at Chandler Pavilion on the south side of Purcell Lake, just across the road from the Purcell Multipurpose Center.

Food Trucks - 5:00pm

Deluxe ice cream dishes from Contrabandz Ice Cream Lab, traditional state fair food from Carnival Eats & Treats, fresh kettle corn from Oklahoma Kettle Corn, get a snow cone from Mr. Yeti's Snow Cones, have yourself a delicious dog from Doggie Style Hot Dogs, or try gourmet loaded tator tots from the Season 13 Great American Food Truck Race contestant Some Like It Tot!  We've got something for everyone!

Fun & Games - 5:00pm

There is something for the whole family at Purcell City Lake!  Yaya's Inflatables will be selling wrist bands to keep the kids jumping all night!  Sand volleyball, beach swimming, fishing, and the Lake Trail are all at your disposal!

If you are interested in setting up a booth or hosting an activity, please contact (405) 527-7227 or email for more information!

Car Show - Registration Opens at 6:00pm - Show at 7:00pm

The Independence Day Celebration Car Show will open registration at 6:00pm at the Weaver Pavilion by the RV park.  $20.00 per vehicle registered in the show.  The car show will also feature a 50/50 raffle!  Buy a ticket to win 50% of the pot!  Proceeds collected from vehicle registration and the 50/50 raffle will go to benefit McClain County Operation Christmas.

Fireworks - 9:45 pm

The fireworks show originates from the northeast corner of the lake where the lake dam meets the cemetery.  Come out to the lake, pick a nice spot, and enjoy the show!

3v3 Basketball Tournament - 10:00pm

The City of Purcell Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its first Independence Day 3v3 Basketball Tournament at the Purcell Mutlipurpose Center Outdoor Courts starting at 10:00pm when the fireworks end!  

  1. Parks & Recreation

    Physical Address
    1400 Chandler Road
    Purcell, OK 73080

    Mailing Address
    230 W. Main St.
    Purcell, OK 73080

    Phone: (405) 527-7227
    Emergency: (405) 527-4600