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Celebrating Red White & Urbandale 4th of July

  • 72nd & Aurora Avenue | Urbandale, IA 50322
  • Presented By: Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
  • Dates: July 2, 2019 - July 4, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Lions Park - Urbandale
  • Start/End Time: 7:30 AM
  • Event Times: Tuesday 5 - 11pm; Weds. 5 - 11:30pm; Thurs 7:30am - 11pm
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    We invite you to bring the family to celebrate Independence day in the community.  From a family-friendly street dance to carnival rides or a 2-mile long parade to a breathtaking fireworks display – the celebration has something for everyone!

    SCHEDULE:

    Tuesday, July 2: 

    5 PM: Midway & Carnival Opens @ Lions Park; 7:30-10:30 PM: Street Dance with DJ “Dreams Unlimited” @ 71st & Aurora (www.dreamsunlimiteddj.com); 11 PM: Midway & Carnival Closes @ Lions Park

    Wednesday, July 3

    5 PM: Midway & Carnival Opens @ Lions Park; 4:30 PM - 7PM: Race Packet Pickup/Registration @ Lions Park Shelter House; 8 PM - 11PM: Street Dance with “Abby Normal” @ 71st & Aurora; 11:30 PM: Midway & Carnival Closes @ Lions Park

    Thursday, July 4

    7:30 AM: William Courtney 5K run @ Walker Johnston Park (http://getmeregistered.com/ UrbandaleIndependenceDay); 8:10 AM: Coach Silvey Kid’s Mile Run @ Walker Johnston Park; 8:30 AM: Coach Gary Page Tot Trot @ Walker Johnston Park; 9 AM-1 PM: Registration Kris Mandt Memorial Car Show for Urbandale Food Pantry @ UHS; 10 AM: Parade starts by Old City Hall, North on 70th to Aurora, West to 82nd; 11 AM-1 PM: Olmsted School Open House – Last Walk Through; Noon: Midway & Carnival Opens @ Lions Park; Noon - 2 PM: Kids Events @ Lions Park, Centennial Shelter – Hosted by Urbandale Library; Noon - 3 PM: Rock Climbing Wall @ Lions Park (sponsored By: Iowa Army National Guard); Noon: Cribbage Tournament (registration @ Senior Citizen Recreation Center); Noon: Lee Kane Annual Alumni Soccer Game @ UHS; 1 PM: Bob Dabrieo Memorial Cribbage Tournament @ Senior Citizen Recreation Center; 1 PM: Reading of the Declaration of Independence – Hosted by Urbandale Republicans @ Gazebo; 2 PM: Bags/Cornhole Tournament @ Lions Park (hosted by UCAN); 3 PM: Hot Dog Eating Contest @ Lions Park (sponsored By Fareway); 3:30 PM:Awards for Kris Mandt Car Show @ UHS; 4 PM – 5 PM: Urbandale Community Adult Band @ Lions Park Gazebo; 10 PM: Fireworks Display (shot from Walker Johnston Park, west side); 11 PM: Midway and Carnival Closes @ Lions Park

     FRIDAY, JULY 5: Rain Date for fireworks 10 PM (shot from Walker Johnston Park - west side)