Area 4th of July celebrations

Area 4th of July celebrations


Area Fourth of July celebrations promise a variety of activities and entertainment in addition to the usual oohs and aahs of a traditional fireworks show. Following are some area plans for the Fourth of July 2019:


Clermont – A holiday fireworks show for the Valley community is set for Thursday, July 4, at dark. The fireworks will take place over the campground lake at Skip-A-Way Resort in Clermont.


Festina – The Firecracker 5K, sponsored by the Festina Improvement Association, will start at Neal’s Auto Body in Festina on July 4. Race time is 9 a.m., with prizes awarded to the top three male and female finishers and to children 12 and under. Festina’s annual Fourth of July parade will begin at 11 a.m.


Garnavillo —The small town on the Mississippi River has two days of fun-filled events planned to celebrate America’s independence. On Wednesday, July 3, at 5 p.m. is an ice-cream social in the city park. A Teddy Bear Parade will follow at 6 p.m. In the event of rain, the festivities will be moved to the gym. Festivities kick off on the Fourth of July with a 5K at 7 a.m. followed by a parade at 10 a.m. After the parade is entertainment in the city park with fireworks at dusk. 


Spillville – Celebrate Independence Day starting on Saturday, July 6, in Spillville at Riverside Park and The Inwood. Admission to the park is $3 per person or $5 per car. A fun run will get the day underway with registration at 8 a.m. and the race at 8:30 a.m. Games for all ages, music, and concessions will be available in the afternoon. Spillville’s renown fireworks show will start at 9:30 p.m.


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