- Arvada - Independence Day Celebration: Entertainment food trucks and fireworks, Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex, Arvada; visitarvada.org.
On Tuesday, July 4, the Gene L. Voyles Park in Hudson Oaks will be transformed for the big Independence Day event, celebrating the nation's birthday, all 241. The Luken Kids' Fun Run begins at 7 a.m.at the Maryland Farms YMCA.
July 4th, 2017- The Johnson County Chamber of Commerce "4th of July Celebration, Parade & Day in the Park".
Kicking off the entertainment at 6 p.m. will be the Boomin' 4th Battle of the Bands victor Two Far Gone, followed by recording artists Jason Eady and Courtney Patton headlining at 8 p.m. There is live music, parade, vendors starting at 12:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at dark. The day will end with a fireworks show over Caloosahatchee River. There's still time to enter - entry forms are due by 5 p.m. July 3.
The parachutist drop is scheduled for 9:30 p.m., followed immediately by city's Red White and BOOM fireworks show. There is also a pie baking contest at noon. Museum members and ages 4 and under, free; ages 5-15, $2; ages 16 and older, $4. All of them are free, family-friendly, and, of course, fun. Festivities start at 9 p.m. A rain date is set for Sunday, July 2. The menu will include include hot dogs, hamburgers, homemade ice cream and cake.
In 1943, at the peak of the United States' involvement in World War II, legendary jazz bandleader Benny Goodman appeared at the Springfield Armory as part of a nationwide concert tour created to express gratitude toward American workers aiding overseas efforts at home. On Jul. 4, 1777, his wishes came true when Independence Day celebrations in both Philadelphia and Boston ended with fireworks displays. The festival gates open at 6 pm and the fireworks begin around 9:30 pm. For more information, visit the city's website, www.northglenn.org/july4th.
► What: The Greystone Country Club's annual Fourth of July celebration is an event for the whole family, with events including the Radio Flyer Children's Parade and a carnival. Citizens are invited to decorate wagons, trikes, bikes, pets or even themselves and join the parade. Games and activities will include face painting, balloon art, moon bounces (weather permitting), cornhole, bocce, and more. For more information, contact 660-429-3988 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate Independence's Day with the annual Festival on the Fourth in World's Fair Park from 4 -10 p.m. with live music and activities for children.
Tuesday, July 4, 6:30 a.m. -10:30 pm. Games will take place from 9 a.m.to noon including a turtle race, frog race, egg race, sack race, soft egg toss, water balloon toss and softball toss.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 8,500 people in the United States are treated in emergency rooms each year for fireworks-related injuries. Food vendors will be available all day.
Arlington Independence Day. 5-10 p.m.at the Long Bridge Park, 475 Long Bridge Drive, Arlington.
The event is only open to Greystone residents and their guests.
Uncle Sam waves to the crowd as he makes his way down Ohio Avenue during the 2016 Fourth of July parade in downtown Sedalia.
Carnival games, bingo, a washer tournament, fireworks, and more are in store during the Fourth of July Celebration at Elizabeth Milburn Park, starting at 4 pm.
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