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!
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
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)