From Staff Reports
Freedom Fest 2020 events have been announced for Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 at Chisholm Trail Park.
The car show will return this year, and fireworks shows will be each night at 10 p.m.
“Organizers are hard at work preparing for a safe return of one of Yukon’s favorite traditions!” a City of Yukon news release states.
Live music and food trucks will be there, although the festival has been scaled back due to the coronavirus.
A tribute to veterans will be during the evening of July 3 at Chisholm Trail Park.
Oklahoma’s own Hi-Fi Hillibillies bring their rootsy, rock ‘n’ roll show to Yukon from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
Irv Wanger’s Concert Band will be at 8:30 p.m. with a tribute to Yukon veterans.
The fireworks show will be at 10 p.m. to conclude the evening.
On Saturday, July 4, the Freedom Fest Car Show will be at City Park, 2200 S. Holly Ave.
Competition begins at 10 a.m. and continues until 2:30 p.m.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. for the Saturday car show.
Car show awards are presented at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 4 events at Chisholm Trail Park include av live show by the band Super Freak 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the Chisholm Trail Stage.
The Oklahoma Community Orchestra, conducted by John Fletcher, will provide the patriotic music with fireworks at 10 p.m.
Handicapped parking is available for those who need it at the Oklahoma Parking Lot, which is located on the north end of Chisholm Trail Park and opens at 5:30 p.m. Parking is first come, first served, so be sure to arrive early to reserve your spot.
Local businesses and churches often offer parking for those who are not able to park on city property.