Best Apartments To Watch Kansas City Fireworks

May 28, 2019 LeasingKC

Best Apartments To Watch Kansas City Fireworks

What’s everyone’s favorite part of the 4th of July? The food, a day off from work, and the epic Kansas City fireworks displays, of course! 🎆🎇

From spectacular waterfront shows to dazzling displays in the park, LeasingKC is here to help you plan the perfect Independence Day at the best apartments to watch Kansas City fireworks from.

Where are the best Kansas City fireworks displays?

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KC Riverfest @ Berkley Riverfront Park

This picturesque park along the Missouri River boasts downtown views and arguably the best fireworks display in Kansas City. Riverfest opens at 4pm on July 4th, welcoming people and families of all ages to Berkley Riverfront Park.

There’s family-friendly entertainment and activities, two stages for live music, food vendors and refreshing beverages, and more! When the sun goes down, get out your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a front row seat to an incredible fireworks display over the river. You will need to purchase $5 tickets for this event.

‘Big Bang’ Celebration at Longview Lake

Jackson County’s annual ‘Big Bang’ fireworks display at Longview Lake has become one of the most popular shows around. Plus it’s completely free!

This family-friendly event begins at 5:30pm on July 4th and includes live music, a kid’s Blast Zone with games and inflatables, military salutes, food trucks with all kinds of delicious options, and one of the largest fireworks displays in the region synced to music on a local radio station.

Overland Park’s Star Spangled Spectacular

If Longview’s fireworks display is most popular on the Missouri side of KC, then Overland Park’s fireworks display is the most popular on the Kansas side. It’s also an amazing free option!

Starting at 5pm at Corporate Woods Founders’ Park, families can go and enjoy live music and food trucks, followed by an incredible fireworks display when the sun goes down.

LeasingKC’s favorite apartments to watch fireworks in Kansas City

There are amazing apartment rooftops in Kansas City to take in the fireworks displays this 4th of July. Here are some of LeasingKC’s favorites:

Union Berkley Riverfront

These amazing luxury apartments overlook one of KC’s most beautiful parks, Berkley Riverfront Park. Residents of Union Berkley Riverfront can enjoy an on-site barista serving up coffee, lattes, & espresso; a fitness center, yoga studio, and group cycling studio; a pet spa and private Bark Park; and so much more.

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When you live at Union Berkley Riverfront, you can plan your 4th of July celebration where you have the best view of a spectacular fireworks display at KC Riverfest. You can also enjoy the outdoor kitchen & grilling station, alongside a huge pool and lounge areas!

OGGI Lofts

If you want to enjoy an unobstructed view of the KC Riverfest fireworks, head on over to the rooftop lounge at OGGI Lofts! Pronounced like, “Oh, gee!” these newly renovated studio, one & two bedroom apartments near River Market feature stunning views of downtown KC and the riverfront area.

In addition to the rooftop lounge to catch the fireworks, there’s also seating, grills, and table space to enjoy food, drinks, and games while you celebrate the holiday!

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Contact the property owners directly through the form on the LeasingKC website to inquire about availability at OGGI Lofts.

Landmark Lofts

The high ceilings, large windows, and rooftop deck and lounge ensure that the Landmark Lofts are the perfect spot to host summer parties to remember. Plus, the building is pet friendly, there’s a fitness center, a complimentary coffee bar, and so much more to love about the Landmark Lofts!

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This Fourth of July, invite over your friends, throw your favorite foods on the grill in the picnic area, and enjoy breathtaking, 360° views of fireworks all over Kansas City, including the perfect watch spot for the KC Riverfest fireworks.

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Apex on Quality Hill Apartments

The Apex on Quality Hill Apartments in downtown Kansas City has one and two bedroom luxury apartments in an enviable location atop downtown KC on Quality Hill (not to mention the park across the street).

This gated community features a theatre room, a 24-hour fitness center, and a giant sundeck with a pool and grilling stations! Host the best summer fireworks watch parties at Apex on Quality Hill, where you can see all over KC to catch all the displays near and far.

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