INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

We are still planning on having Fireworks at 10:00 pm unless it is still raining around 9:45 pm.  We will keep this page and our facebook page updated! Music will begin at 8:00 pm and everyone is welcome to come and dance in the rain!

Happy Independence Day!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would help us with the Celebration of our Independence, we have great need of volunteers to run games.  Please contact us at (801) 791-3001

June 29th

7:30 am Flag Raising at the Flagpole near the stage. Start the day out right and come listen to some stirring words about our country!

8:00 am: Fun Run. Meet at the Northeast corner of the park. Please Contact Race Chair Brenley (801) 310-2991 if you would like to sign up a head of time.

8:30 am – 9:45 am: Neighborhood Picnic Breakfast.  Please bring your breakfast and come enjoy it with your neighbors. There will be milk and juice and paper goods.

10:00 am – Parade beginning with the beautiful Horse and Flag brigade provided by our Sherrif mounted Search and Rescue.  A sight to behold.  Please join in singing the National Anthem as they ride by.  The beginning of the parade will follow after the flagmen are in place at the front of the Parade. They will be followed by our Grand Marshals, Jim and Candy Facer of Huntsville.

For those who would like to be in the Parade, please contact Parade Chairs: Mark and Jeanette Goodson: (801) 544-7322. There will be prizes for the best-Decorated Bikes.  Please contact them for details. All are welcome in the Parade.  All participants please remember this is a family parade.  No indecency will be permitted. No businesses in the parade this year. We encourage Family floats, lawnmower brigade, School groups, Veterans and current servicemen and servicewomen, float, kids with bikes and streamers, horse riders (at the back), police, sheriff and firemen and we will be introducing the 2019 Grand Marshals.

Veterans Chair: Hillary Evans (801) 518-1770. We would like to recognize our Veterans and currently serving servicemen and women in the Parade and at the Patriotic Program. If you sign up, we will provide a ride in the Parade and we would love to have you ride with us.  Please contact Hillary with your name, the war you served in or which arm of the Military you are currently in and if you will be joining us in the Parade or at the patriotic program at 6:00pm either the 29th or 30th.

11:00 am until 2:00 pm: Old-fashioned Games in the Park. Tournaments TBD by number of sign-ups: volleyball, basketball, Pickleball.  Tournament Chair: Colton McKay call to sign up (801) 866-9053. Lawnmower races.

Sign up for the Lawn Mower Derby. Speed, obstacles and an all girl race! Derby Chair: Larel Parkinson (801) 791-1113.

Historical re-enactment/ Participation on the Park Stage. Locals booths with locals running them.  Food, Retail, Face painting, Games, etc…

June 30th

Please join us at 6:00 pm in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints cultural hall, located just west of the Park, for a Wonderful Patriotic program put on by Bruce Ahlstrom and his many helpers.

July 4th 2019

There will be no activities at the park on this day other than a stirring Fireworks show orchestrated once again by the Alan & Ramona Clapperton family’s son Bryan.  He has taken over his dad’s gift to the town and is a certified Fireworks Master. His shows are loved by all who have seen them. They will be at 10:00 pm. We will be playing music over our system beginning at 8:00 pm for your dancing and listening pleasure. Please leave your animals home as they are not allowed on the park for the safety of all in attendance.

There may be some town rented booths open with drinks, food and glow. They are town approved and taxed sellers.

We would ask that you please don’t purchase anything from sellers that walk through the crowd.  These sellers have not purchased a town license to sell (which pay for our costs so we can put on fireworks) and they do not pay taxes or fees as required. They are one of the primary reasons the town lost money last year and prompted the change to our traditional 4th of July celebration. If you tell them “NO” that will send a message to them that they will only be welcome if they play by the rules.

The park has been reserved for the day prior to the fireworks.  BBQ’s and other cookers will not be allowed anywhere in the park unless you reserve one of the boweries through the town office or website.  (801) 745-3420 www.Huntsvilletown.com

 


 

  

 


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