43rd ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY ACTIVITIES (held Saturday, July 3, 2021)
5K RACE – The 43rd Annual City of Edgewood/Tri-State Running Independence Day 5K Race will begin at Presidents Park at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 3rd. The race includes divisions for both runners and walkers and a children’s fun run. Anyone interested in participating can register online at: https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Edgewood/EDGEWOODTRISTATERUNNINGCOMPANYINDEPENDENCEDAY5KRUNWALK. Pre-registration is required. Registration will end at 7:00 a.m. on the July 3rd. Race will start promptly at 7:30 am. Pre-registered participants will be able to pick up shirts, numbers and chips at Tri-State Running, 148 Barnwood Drive.
We need many volunteers to work the race, distributing water, timers, etc. Please call Hannah Centers at 331-5910 or email at [email protected] if you can volunteer.
PARADE – “Brave Hero’s and Edgewood Strong” is this years theme! The parade will begin at the Caywood Elementary and Turkeyfoot Middle School campus at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 3rd. The City is also celebrating the 59th Anniversary of the parade. No walkers are permitted in the parade route, all participants must be mobile. Plaques will be awarded to the Best Original Entry, Best Performing Entry and Best Entry Honoring the theme. Anyone interested in entering a float or vehicle in the parade must register online at: https://edgewoodky.gov/4th-of-july-parade-form/ to reserve a spot. There will be a brief awards ceremony following the parade at the flagpole in Presidents Park.
FREE CONCERT IN FREEDOM PARK – Come early for the fireworks and enjoy the amazing vocals of “Derek Alan Band” The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 3rd and will continue until the fireworks begin at 9:45. Vendors will be available for purchase of food and beverages.
VITOS FIREWORKS AT FREEDOM PARK – And of course, we’ve saved the best for last! Vito’s has a fabulous display in store for us. The fireworks begin around 9:45 on Saturday, July 3rd. Bring a blanket and come early!