4th of July Events

kidz fourth

Fireworks  &  Kidz 4th Fun
Fireworks Display:

After a two-year hiatus we are excited to bring back the city’s firework display in 2022.  Due to the construction of the new high school this year’s display will be held at Hayward Field on North Avenue on Friday July 1st. The rain date will be Tuesday July 5th.  Check the city’s website for more information as we approach the 4th of July. No registration required. This is a free event.

Kidz 4th Fun:

Our annual "Kidz 4th Fun" event will be held on Sunday, July 3rd. 

Kidz 4th Fun -Fun for the Entire Family:  Sunday, July 3rd.   Rain Date Monday, July 4th. 

 We will hold Kidz 4th Fun on Sunday, July 3rd. Activities will be held at the Poncin-Hewitt Recreation Complex at 420 Oak Hill Avenue. The fun starts at 9:00am and runs until 11:30am. You won't want to miss this holiday celebration filled with:
  • Activities
  • Family Oriented Games
  • Food
  • Music
  • Prizes

    Bike Parade

    Join our annual Bike Parade as children celebrate our nations independence by parading around the Poncin-Hewitt Complex on their decorated bicycles. The Bike Parade starts at approximately 10:15am.

    Child Races

    Age appropriate races for children age 13 and under will include:
  • Baby-Crawl Race
  • Peanut-on-a-Spoon Race
  • Potato-Sack Race
  • Sponge Bob Race
  • Three-Legged Race
  • Watermelon Roll
  • Wheel-Barrel Race
The races for younger children go off first - so be there early. Parents should come ready to participate as we offer adult versions of most games which are often the highlight of the kids' day.

Complimentary Food

In addition to Nate Adams donating his DJ services the generosity of local residents, merchants and organizations allows us to provide complimentary hot dogs, chips and beverages for everyone.


Weather permitting the sprinklers will be on so don't forget your bathing suit and towel.