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Published July 03, 2011, 04:51 PM

Fourth of July Schedule of Events

There's plenty to do this Fourth of July in Grand Forks. The Firecracker Run, Patriotic Kids Parade, and 52nd Annual Sertoma Fireworks Show are just a few of the festivities planned.

By: WDAZ Staff Report,

Grand Forks Fourth of July Schedule of Events

6:30 – 7:30 a.m. - YMCA Firecracker Run/Walk Registration

8:00 a.m. - YMCA Firecracker Run/Walk (Sponsored by Aatrix Software)

11:15 a.m. - Start lineup for The Patriotic Kids Parade ~ Parking lot of the Chamber Building

11:30 a.m. - City Band, Food Vendors, Silent Auction

12:00 p.m. - The Patriotic Kids Parade (Sponsored by G.F. Park District)

12:00 – 5:00 p.m. - Artwise, Curfman Critters – Mule Train, GF Fire Dept. House, Bounce Games, Face Painting, Dakota Science Center

12:00 – 5:00 p.m. - Kids Games (Sponsored by Special Olympics)

12:00 – 5:00 p.m. - Caricatures (Sponsored by Xcel Energy)

12:00 – Midnight - Beer Garden

12:45 p.m. - The Patriotic Kids Parade Winners Announced

1:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremonies, Flag Raising and Welcome

1:00 p.m. - Freedom Week Winners Essay Readings

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. - Red River Pedal Pull (Sponsored by Forks Equipment & Northwood Equipment)

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. - Sparky the Clown Strolling on the Greenway

1:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Petting Zoo, Pony Rides

1:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Spin the Wheel and Minute to Win It sponsored by Leighton Broadcasting

1:00 – 5:00 p.m. - Mini Golf, Football, Basketball, Bean Bag,Giant Backyard Board Games

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. - Championship Tae Kwon Do Demonstration

3:00 – 6:00 p.m. - Kenny and The Classics

3:00 p.m. - FREE Watermelon (Sponsored by Lester Apartments)

3:00 p.m. - XL93 – X Factor Game

3:30 p.m. - Sparky the Clown’s Magic Show

8:00 p.m. – Midnight - “The Roosters”

8:00 p.m. - Silent Auction Closed

9:00 p.m. - Raffle Winners Announced

Dusk - 52nd Annual Fireworks Show (10:30 p.m.)

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