Independence Day Celebration

July 2nd, 2021

Our yearly Independence Day Celebration is held at Purcell City Lake with a combination of food, games, and fireworks!  The fireworks show is made possible through donations from the City of Purcell, local businesses, and the citizens of our community!  Different food trucks and booths set up at Chandler Pavilion on the south side of Purcell City Lake, just across the road from the Purcell Multipurpose Center.

Food Trucks - 5:00pm

Come out and enjoy burgers from Chris' Grill and Frozen Treats, ice cream from Contrabandz Ice Cream Lab, state fair food from Carnival Eats & Treats, fresh kettle corn from Oklahoma Kettle Corn, get a snow cone from Mr. Yeti's Snow Cones, and try gourmet loaded tator tots from the Season 13 Great American Food Truck Race contestant Some Like It Tot!

Fun & Games - 5:00pm

There is something for the whole family at Purcell City Lake!  Landmark Church will be hosting a free-throw basketball game!  Purcell's Pioneer Library will have different yard games and activites.  Yaya's Inflatables will be selling wrist bands to keep the kids jumping all night!  Sand volleyball, beach swimming, fishing, mountain biking, and the Lake Trail are all at your disposal!

If you are interested in setting up a booth, please contact (405) 527-7227 or email parks@purcellok.gov for more information!

Drag the Lake Road - 5:00pm

Take a cruise around the lake at 5:00pm to see all of the cars that will be entering in the car show at 6:00pm!

Live Music - 5:00pm

Belle Starr Saloon is sponsoring live music by Middle of Nowhere Band!

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!

  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