About the Event

Cherokee Village,AR, Town Center, Fourth of July Celebration and Festival, July 4th and 5th with live music, food and craft vendors, boat parade, helicopter air show and one of the biggest Fourth of July fireworks shows in Arkansas over beautiful Lake Thunderbird and more.


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This year Beer tents will be back..!! Beer tents will be open both days of the festival! We also have some awesome Thunderbird t-shirts for sale.  Shirts are $15.00. These shirts will be for sale at the festival, but if you want to make sure you get one just call Jack Lowe at 870-847-2119 or Pamela Rowland at 870-847-5685 to preorder!  You can also leave us a Facebook message.

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Schedule of Events


July 4th – 5th

Gates Open 11:00 AM, Lot’s of food and craft vendors


Thunderfest 2014 Ticket Prices Announced for the Collin Raye Concert Saturday July 5th, 8:00pm–

$20- General admission, Good for all day, you can come and go to the festival as you please. Schedule of events is posted on rockthunderbird.com.

$35- Same as above, except you will have a reserved seat in a roped off area in front of the stage. These tickets will be limited and are already going fast.

We NOW have designated businesses around the area to purchase your tickets in advance, tickets are available at Curves and The Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce on the four lane in Highland and Rebel Station in Hardy. OR if your from out of town, message Jack or e-mail Jack at firewalpwr@yahoo.com, he will mail them directly to you..!!
Collin Raye will be performing in concert at Thunderfest 2014 !! Cherokee Village, AR, Town Center, Main Stage, Saturday, July 5th, 8:00pm. “My Kind of Girl”, “Little Rock”, “Little Red Rodeo”, “That’s My Story”, “One Girl, One Boy”, “Love, Me” are just a few of his 16 #1 hits. And he’s a native Arkansan, from De Queen Arkansas.
FRIDAY July 4th,
11:00 – Festival Opens/ Kids Zone Opens
12:00 – Opening Ceremony, National Anthem & Prayer- Denise Gibbons
12:30 – Tribute to Our Veterans, all Veterans are welcome to attend and be recognized .
1:00-2:00 – First Round of Talent Competition
2:30-3:00 – BMX Stunt Show
3:15-4:15 – Finals of the Talent Competition
5:00-5:30 – BMX Stunt Show

7:00 – Patriotic Boat Parade
8:00 – Helicopter Airshow ****Don’t Miss this..!!****
9:00 – “Thunder on Thunderbird” ****Largest Fireworks Show In Arkansas****


July 5th,
11:00- Festival Opens
12:00- Opening Ceremony, National Anthem- Denise Gibbons
12:30 -Tribute to Our Veterans, all Veterans are welcome to attend and be recognized .
1:00-1:30- BMX Stunt Show
4:00-6:00- Tripping Nicky On Stage…!!
6:00-7:00- Alyson Ann Green On Stage…!!
8:00-9:00- Collin Raye On Stage…!!
9:00- until – Street Dance


KIDZONE open July 4th at 11:00…$5.00 armband and play all day!


Triple R Bail Bonds Giveaway Announcements on the main stage!


Patriotic Boat Parade on Lake Thunderbird July 4th ONLY  7:00 pm


***MUST SEE TO BELIEVE*** Helicopter Air Show over the Lake July 4th ONLY  8:00 pm


***Thunder On Thunerbird Fireworks presented By Centennial Bank over beautiful Lake Thunderbird- July 4th ONLY 9:00 pm – THE LARGEST FIREWORKS SHOW IN ARKANSAS..!!


**Tune Radios to 98.3 “The River” @ 8:00 on July 4th for Helicopter and Fireworks Music







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Map & Directions

Lake Thunderbird, Cherokee Village, AR!

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