JOPLIN, MO – The 2023 Joplin Independence Day Celebration will kick off at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, at Fred G. Hughes Stadium, located on the campus of Missouri Southern State University (MSSU).
This family event will feature live music by The Mixtapes, food trucks and fireworks.
The schedule of events includes:
• 5:30pm: Event Kick Off: Food Trucks Open
• 7:00pm: Stadium Opens to Visitors
• 7:30pm: Live Music by The Mixtapes
• 9:45pm: Fireworks Show (approximate show time is 20 minutes)
The football stadium is a NCAA regulation field and no one will be allowed on the football turf.
Seating is available in the stadium and along the grass around the field.