Flags 4 Freedom

Flags 4 FreedomFlags 4 Freedom
Merriam Marketplace
5740 Merriam Drive
Merriam, KS 66203

Each year, Downtown Merriam and the surrounding area transforms into perfect rows of patriotic pride as Flags 4 Freedom organizers place more than 1,600 United States flags at the Merriam Marketplace, Irene B. French Community Center and along Merriam and Johnson Drive. Everyone is invited to stop by during the week around the Fourth of july to view an astonishing display that honors our nation.

Yellow ribbons are available for dedication for a suggestion donation of $15.00 each. For more information regarding flag dedications click here.

2016 Schedule of Events:

Saturday, July 2

Flag display set-up by volunteers (6 a.m.)
Merriam Farmers' Market (7 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Entertainment Homemade Jam (10 a.m.)

Monday, July 4

FREE Patriotic Concert
35th Infantry Division Band - Army National Guard
Concessions Available - Fresh and Tasty Catering
Merriam Marketplace at 1 p.m.
Bring a lawn chair

Tuesday, July 5

Food Truck Tuesday
Merriam Marketplace (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
a portion of the vendor sales benefit Flags 4 Freedom

Wednesday, July 6

Farmers' and Food Trucks
Grab dinner and shop the Merriam Farmers' Market
Merriam Marketplace (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Entertainment by Timberfall (5:30 p.m.)

Saturday July 9

Flag Display Ends (10 a.m.)
Merriam Farmers' Market (7 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Entertainment Chef Mark Demo (10 a.m.)

Contact Information:
Chris Evans Hands