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Lindsey Park to host Fourth of July celebration

This year you can make a weekend of your Independence Day celebration Fire up your Fourth with these Independence Day events
Owen Mccarthy | 28 June, 2017, 03:39

To prepare for this event, Lindsey Park will be closed to the public on July 4 until 2 p.m. Alcohol and private fireworks are prohibited in the park. All-day festival Tuesday, beginning at noon.

- Breckenridge - Celebrate Independence Day: Begins with Independence Day 10K Trail Run at 7 a.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m., Breckenridge; visitbreck.com. Noon-10 p.m., Iron Horse Park, Fort Carson, free admission; carsonfreedomfest.com. There will be no track work, and bicycles and large coolers are not permitted. The race is followed by an 11 a.m. freedom swim in the Gulf of Mexico at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.

Rockville:The city's Independence Day event is celebrating its second year at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park (1800 Piccard Drive, Rockville) in King Farm.

Nearby communities are offering free fireworks shows and patriotic fun for Independence Day. We've rounded up the best and brightest Fourth of July fireworks displays in Austin and beyond. Fireworks are at 9:15 p.m. Shuttle bus at Westfield Wheaton North Building. No on-site parking at the event.

For more detail visit: experinceweatherford.com/sparkinthepark. Fireworks begin at dark. The Water Mine Park, boat rentals, live music, food, puppet show, camping and fireworks.

- Arvada - Independence Day Celebration: Entertainment food trucks and fireworks, Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex, Arvada; visitarvada.org.

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Kicking off the entertainment at 6 p.m. will be the Boomin' 4th Battle of the Bands victor Two Far Gone, followed by recording artists Jason Eady and Courtney Patton headlining at 8 p.m. A rain date is set for Sunday, July 2. No matter where in the country you live, I'm sure you'll be able to locate the ideal spot to watch fireworks during your Jul. 4 holiday. A puppet show will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed by live music from 3 p.m. until fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. Food vendors will be set up at the park's main office, and campgrounds are available for overnight reservations. The concert begins at 8:30 pm and fireworks are scheduled for 9:30 pm.

Independence Fireworks. 6-9:45 p.m.at George Washington's Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway.

Carnival games, bingo, a washer tournament, fireworks, and more are in store during the Fourth of July Celebration at Elizabeth Milburn Park, starting at 4 pm. Food vendors will be on site. You must buy a ticket for the evening game to see the fireworks from the Pickles' Walker Stadium. $10 per auto. The rain date is Sunday, July 2.

Entertainment, games, arts and crafts, fireworks, 3-11 p.m. Tuesday, Celebration Park, 1095 S. 324th St., Federal Way; limited on-site parking (visitfw.org/schedule/events-calendar/federal-ways-red-white-and-blues-festival/2017-07-04).

- Lake City - Fourth of July Celebration: Parade at noon, fireworks at 9 p.m., Lake City; lakecity.com.

Drivers are encouraged to park in the lots south of fields and west of 108th Avenue, in the Recreation Center lot and in the lots near 112th Avenue and Madison Street.

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