Summer Events

'76 Tent Grand Summer Opening

THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2022 AT 9 AM – 10 PM

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Mid-Missouri's largest seasonal fireworks tent opens June 23rd across from the Midway Truck Plaza in Columbia.

PRESALE - 20-50% off all reserved fireworks at with the following coupon codes:

PRESALE20 - 20% OFF Any Order
PRESALE30 - 30% off $300+
PRESALE40 - 40% off $500+
PRESALE50 - 50% off $1000+


Family Night / Pyro Movie - Disney's Encanto with FIREWORKS

SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2022 AT 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

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Families are invited to enjoy a FREE kid-friendly fireworks display set to a screening of Disney's ENCANTO!

Join us Saturday, June 25th for our first ever Pyro Movie at the Spirit of '76 Fireworks Tent, located across from the Midway Travel Plaza in Columbia.

A fireworks safety video will play before the movie screening.

Need fireworks? Take AT LEAST 20% OFF everything in the Spirit of '76 Fireworks Tent during our opening weekend. Reserve fireworks now at

'76 Summer Kickoff

Fireworks Demos + Food Trucks + Dunk Tank

Wednesday, June 29th

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💥 3pm: Food Trucks
💥 6:30pm: Daytime Fireworks DEMO
💥 9pm: Nighttime Fireworks DEMO

All are FREE to attend!

Spirit of ‘76 is inviting YOU to come out to our ‘76 Summer Kickoff event! Join us Wednesday, June 29th for a day full of fireworks, food trucks, and a dunk tank out at our seasonal tent. Our tent will open at 9am for your shopping convenience.

Beginning at 3pm, enjoy food from our Food Truck Rally (including Hokulia Shaved Ice, Dippin Dots, Wrap it Up!, Fresh Lemonade Co., and Ozark Biscuit)

During the Kickoff, you can look forward to seeing both Shags from KCMQ, and Scotty from Clear 99! Get the chance to dunk Uncle Sam in the dunk tank, and win big deals on fireworks.

The Spirit of ‘76 seasonal tent is located in Columbia, MO at the Midway Travel Plaza, exit 121 off I-70. Find the tent directly across the street from our retail store. We hope to see you out there!

Safety Saturdays with Spirit of '76

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 11:45 AM

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Safety Saturdays are BACK! This is a FREE safety class to prepare kids & families for 4th of July and summer celebrations. Attendees will go home with a complimentary goody bag of novelty items and a pair of safety glasses.

Store manager "Uncle Brian" from our TV ads is hosting this free safety class dressed as Uncle Sam! Join us every Saturday at 11 AM from June 4 - June 18 at our store, and then June 25th & July 2nd at our seasonal tent across the street.

The Spirit of '76 Store is located in Columbia, MO at the Midway Travel Plaza, exit 121 off I-70.

Questions? Give us a call at 573-615-1614