Governor Parson Orders Capitol Dome to Shine Red, White, and Blue for Fourth of July

July 01, 2024

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome to shine red, white, and blue the evening of July 4, 2024, in celebration of the Independence Day holiday.

"The Fourth of July is a time honored tradition in this country when, as Americans, we come together to celebrate and remember the founding of our great nation and the freedoms we enjoy today," Governor Parson said. "As we gather together in celebration, we also remember the sacrifices of those who came before us. It is our honor to light the Capitol dome as a symbol of Missourians' unwavering patriotism, and the First Lady and I wish all Missourians a happy and safe Independence Day full of quality time with family and friends."

Governor Parson has also directed state offices to be closed on Friday, July 5, to allow state team members more time with their loved ones over the Fourth of July holiday. To view Executive Order 24-09