• Independence Day Celebration

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  • The City of Stephenville and numerous local organizations and volunteers have created an Independence Day Celebration featuring FUN for the whole family throughout the day and into the night on Monday, July 4, 2016.
     
     
    INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION SCHEDULE:
    *Click on each event title for a web link to forms and details!

    FIRECRACKER 5K & FUN RUN:  7:30 AM
    Benefiting the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 234
    Start & Finish Line: Large Pavilion at City Park
     
    6:30 AM – 7:15 AM Check-In/Late Registration
    7:30 AM – Run/Walk Start
     
    5K: $30, Fun Run: $20 (Add $5 late fee on race day)
    Please find entry form attached, or click HERE for online form.
    Questions?  Call Run Coordinator at (254) 918-5660
     
     
    PARADE:  9:00 AM
    Coordinated by SPARD (Stephenville Parks & Recreation)
    Entry Deadline: June 30th *NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted!
    NEW:
    Floats will be introduced by announcers at downtown plaza area!
    Awards will be given for category winners!
     
    7:00 AM – Staging begins at main entrance of City Park.
    9:00 AM – Parade will begin from City Park, go North on Graham, West on Washington, and end at Harbin.
     
    Click HERE to find entry form, rules, and route.
    Questions?  Call SPARD at (254) 918-1295
     

    FESTIVAL – BBQ, Bands & Bottle Rockets on the Bosque:  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    *Coordinated by an all-volunteer team of individuals who love Stephenville!
    The festival will kick off immediately following the parade and lasts until 5:00 PM.
    There is no charge to enter the park and enjoy the live music and vendor booths!
    A $10 bracelet must be purchased to enter the Kid's Games Area, with proceeds benefiting local non-profitsBracelets are available for purchase at the park on July 4th!


    Bottle Rockets Kid’s Area Bracelet Outlets:
    Lone Star Ag Credit, Saddle Rags, SPARD, Texas Homegrown Radio
    Presale (June 1-30): $5 | July 4th: $10
    *Bracelet allows ALL DAY access to game booths.
    Click the event title link above to view all the details including:
    • Kid’s Section Game Booths
    • BBQ Cook-Off
    • Arts, Crafts & Food Vendors
    • Homemade Ice Cream Competition
    Please find information packet with sponsor info and entry forms at the Event Link HERE.


    LAWN MOWER RACES: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
       1:00 PM Registration  
      2:00 PM Practice
    3:00 PM Races Begin
    Trophy Presentation immediately following racing.


    SPLASHVILLE OPEN: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM ($3 ADMISSION)
     
     
    TEXSTAR FORD SUMMER CONCERT:  6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Birdsong Amphitheater at City Park
    Featuring Davin James, The Tejas Brothers, and Larry Joe Taylor!
    Community is invited to attend this FREE concert thanks to SPARD & TEXSTAR FORD!
    Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of live music!
    Questions?  Call SPARD at (254) 918-1295
     

    FIREWORKS 10:00 PM
    Sponsored by Stephenville Optimist Club & SPARD
    July 4th festivities will culminate with a fabulous fireworks show at 10:00 PM!
    Fireworks will be set off from a field in the City Park and can be viewed from miles around!
    Questions?  Call SPARD at (254) 918-1295

     

    Our community is blessed to have so many businesses willing to donate funds and volunteers donating their time and energy to make this all-day Independence Day Celebration a memorable experience for families, residents and visitors of all ages!

     

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