Akron July 4th Celebration - Veterans Park
*The event has already taken place on this date: Wed, 07/04/2018
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Akron 4th of July
The Akron Celebration Committee is hosting this annual community event.
(Tentative Schedule of Events)
July 3rd Fireworks at dusk in Veterans Park – Buell St.
5:00 Food Stand – Veterans Park - Newstead Fire Co. Exempts
9:00 -11:00 Mason’s Breakfast at the Masonic Lodge
9:00 - Power Wheels Race - Main St, between Church and Clinton
9:30 - Soapbox Derby – Main St. between Church and Clinton
(both races sponsored by Main Street Salon & Mike Shield’s Towing)
10:30 – Bocce Tournament – Brooklyn Park, sponsored by the Akron Lions Club
11:00 - Methodist Church Chicken Barbecue in Russell Park,
11:00 - Bubble Gum Contest in the Gazebo, sponsored by Ford Gum
12:00 - Ice Cream eating contest in the Russell Park, sponsored by Akron Home Town Pastry Shoppe
Food Stands in Russell Park, Newstead Exempts & Babz BBQ
4:15 – Kiddie Parade to begin at Hart Street – “Jungle Safari” theme, sponsored by Candy Apple Cafe
4:30 – Gala Parade - “Christmas in July” theme
Alexander Band in the Gazebo following the parade
6:00-8:00 – Craig Wilkins in the Gazebo, sponsored by Pixley’s ShurFine and Tucciarone Auto & Truck Repair
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