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Flags 4 Freedom

Merriam Marketplace,  5740 Merriam Dr.

(west of I-35 on Johnson Dr., then north on Merriam Dr.)


"Beyond" flag display week, support Flags 4 Freedom at
Sunday Funday -- Local Food Trucks, Live Music by  Hard @ Play , Bounce House and other Family Fun

OCTOBER 11, 2015

4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Merriam Marketplace

(last food truck event of the year)



2015 Event Schedule

The 10th Annual Display of over 1,300 United States' Flags

Events are free.  Donations are gratefully welcomed.  

June 27 - July 6, 2015

Saturday, June 27

    • 6:00 a.m. -- Flag display setup  by volunteers, stop by to help and meet your neighbors. ( Volunteers -- please park in southwest section of the lot to allow space for vendors & shoppers.  Check-in at Volunteer Table.  Work gloves and sturdy shoes are highly recommended. )
    • 7:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. -- Merriam Farmers' Market
Sunday, June 28
  • Opening remarks by Merriam's Mayor Ken Sissom
  • Please bring your own lawn chairs
  • Ice cream, water, and sodas available for purchase from Kansas City Ice Cream
  • Concerned about the weather? Call 913-322-5591
Tuesday, June 30
    •  11:00 a.m through 2:00 p.m. --TRUCK TUESDAY  (Area food trucks accept cash or debit/credit cards; vendors will make a donation from proceeds of food purchased to support Flags 4 Freedom.)
 Wednesday, July 1
    • 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. -- Merriam Farmers' Market
Saturday, July 4
    • 7:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m. --  Merriam Farmers' Market
  • Remarks by Merriam's  Mayor Ken Sissom
  • Concert by the 45 members of the American Legion Band of Greater Kansas City 
  • Fresh & Tasty Catering -- food and beverages for purchase from 12:30 until concert's end.
  • Please bring your own lawn chairs -- we'll have some chairs under the Marketplace pavilion, but we're expecting this concert to be so well attended, we may run out!
  • Concerned about the weather? Call 913-322-5591
Monday, July 6
    • 4:00 p.m. -- Flag display take-down -- flags taken down and stored by volunteers.   (Volunteers -- work gloves and sturdy shoes are highly recommended.)

Contact information -- 913-384-5340 or  chris.evans.hands@gmail.com