Let Freedom Ring

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.”

1 Timothy 4:12


6:30 PM Event begins

6:30-7:30 PM Family activities and children’s crafts available

7:15 PM Holy Cross School Children sing patriotic and Americana music with a sing-along

7:30 PM Biplanes Flyover 

7:45 PM Skydivers

7:55 PM McConnell Air Force Base Honor Guard Presents the Colors 

8:00 PM. Concert with large Chorus and the 45-piece Wichita Grand Opera Orchestra 

9:15 PM. Fireworks! 

Event ends at 9:45 PM 


Join us for delicious BBQ while supplies last.  

Water will be available.

You may also bring your own food and drink, no alcohol please.


Games & Activities: Family friendly games like corn hole and giant jingo as well as fun crafts will be available for you and your family to enjoy from 6:30-7:30 pm

Military Service Dog demonstration: The McConnell AFB 22nd Security Forces squadron will provide  a demonstration of their Service Dogs.

Bi-plane flyover:  Enjoy a flyover of Biplanes.  (insert details about biplanes-type,  who is providing them, etc)

Skydivers:  skydiver information

Concert: Holy Cross Lutheran Church Children’s Choir will perform followed by a  large choir with special guest soloists, accompanied by the incredible Wichita Grand Opera Orchestra.  

Musical selections to include: The National Anthem, The Armed Forces Medley, The William Tell Overture, The Lincoln Portrait, Amazing Grace, Deep River and a variety of other Americana pieces. Concert will include a tribute to our Military service dogs.


Rules & Guidelines
  • This is a FREE community outreach event
  • Food will be provided for approximately 1500 people or until it runs out.  Feel free to bring outside food and drink. NO ALCOHOL is allowed.
  • Bring your chairs and blankets to relax and enjoy the concert & fireworks.
  • Please stay with your children at all times.  Family activity area is intended to be enjoyed together, as a family.  Please keep children away from the pond.  No fishing is allowed at this event.
  • Please no pets except service animals.
  • Event parking will be in the Beech parking lot, south of Holy Cross, on Greenwich.  Shuttles will be available to bring you to/from the event.
  • Please be kind and respectful to one another, our neighbors, and the Church grounds.


Questions?  Please email us


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