4th of July Celebrations in Davis County, Utah

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The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays! There is something about the parades, bbqs, fireworks, and summer evenings that fills me with gratitude for our amazing country!
Below is our list of city 4th of July celebrations.

Clearfield
Thursday, July 2
7-9 pm-Clearfield Aquatic & Fitness Center “Beach Party/Family Fun Night”
FREE admission to the CAFC. Tickets distributed at the Center, first come first served.
7:00-Dodgeball tournament
9:00-Watermelon drop contest
Band, live DJ, watermelon drop, dodgeball tournament, and swimming
Dusk, Fisher Park-Free family outdoor movie night featuring “Paddington,” rated PG

Friday, July 3
6-11 pm, “Urban Jam Night,”¬†Fisher Park
Booths and food trucks all night
6-8 pm “We’ve Got Talent” show semi-finals
8 pm Street dance with live DJ
9-11 pm The Codi Jordan Band on stage

Saturday, July 4
7 am-Freedom 5k Run/2 Mile walk, starts at City Hall
7-10 am-Pancake breakfast (Boy Scout fundraiser), Kent’s Market parking lot-all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, and beverage (Adults $5, kids under 10 $2, family of 4 $15)
Call 801-825-9621 for more information.
9:30 am-Hometown Parade-starts at City Hall and continues south on Stage Street, east on Highway 193 and ends on 1000 East in the Clearfield High School parking lot across from Fisher Park
1-6-Open Plunge at the Clearfield Aquatic Center, free with membership
6 pm-Festival at Fisher Park
Booths, food trucks, inflatable toys, “We’ve Got Talent” show finals
8:30-10 pm-Live performance on stage by Charley Jenkins
10 pm-Famous Fireworks Show

For more information, please call 801-525-2790 or visit www.clearfieldcity.org.

West Point
Events will be held at the Loy Blake Park (550 N 3500 W) unless otherwise indicated.

Friday, July 3
Independence Day Golf Tournament-shot-gun start at 7:00 am. Call Schneiter’s Bluff at 801-773-0731 if you are interested in participating. Cost is $45/player, which includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, lunch, and some great prizes.

Saturday, July 4
6 am-Flag Raising Ceremony
6:30-9 am-Community Breakfast (pancakes, eggs, has browns, sausage, milk, juice) served in the Large Bowery. Individual $5, Family of 6 $25.
6:30 am-5k Run/2 Mile Walk (cost is $13 if you pre-register June 1-30 at City Hall, late registration will be $18 if you register July 1-4)
8:30 am-Grand Parade (begins at LDS Stake Center at 2300 W 550 N, moves south to 300 N, heads west to 3650 W, concludes right before West Point Elementary). If you are a veteran, please allow us to honor your service by riding on a float in the parade. Just report to the LDS Stake Center at 2300 W 550 N at 7:45 am on the 4th.
10:30 am-Horse Shoe Tournament (pre-register at City Hall June 1-July 2; all teams must be signed up by 5:30 pm on July 2 to participate–no fee to play)
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament-4 games guaranteed, team entry fee is $75. Register at City Hall; contact Kelly at 801-529-3352 or Blake at 801-391-0492 with questions.
1st Annual Paint the Town Art Contest-Get the details on this art contest at City Hall!
Baby Contest-$10 if you pre-register June 1-30 at City Hall, $15 for late registration July 1-4. Contest will be held following the parade at 10 am on the Main Stage. Required attire-anything red, white, or blue!
11 am-Bingo-No fee to play; Adults & kids 13 & older meet at the large bowery, kids 5-12 meet at the small bowery
10am-2pm-Kids Corner-FREE fishing pond, face painting, rock wall, duck pond, inflatable toys!
4th annual car show-East end of the soccer field after the parade
11:30 am-Stage Contest-Compete in fun contests from hula-hooping to Deal or No Deal at the Main Stage
All Star Baseball Games-Games begin at noon at the baseball diamonds
2 pm-Miss West Point royalty talent performance at Main Stage
6 pm-Picnic in the Park-Gather at the big bowery, drinks available for purchase for 75 cents–there is NO CHARGE for dinner if you are a West Point Resident, Non-Residents are $2.00/person. Enjoy live music during dinner!
Fireworks & Pixar short films beginning at dark!

Layton
Saturday, July 4
6-10 am-Breakfast at Layton Commons Park (North Bowery)
Early Bird Special (6-8 am)-$22/family of 5; $5 individual
Regular Price (8-10 am)-$24/family of 5; $6 ages 12 & up; $4 ages 4-11; Free ages 3 & under
6:30 am-“Day Of” Registration for the Fun Run/Walk (Layton Commons Park) & packet pick-up. Pre-registration is $15 until June 26 at 5:00 pm, $25 late registration and day of the race.
7:15 am-Walk begins!
7:30 am-Run begins!
8:30 am-Flag Raising Ceremony (Ed Kenley Amphitheater) Speaker TBA
9 am-First All-Star games begin (Wendell, Starkey, Ellison, & Oak Forest Ball Fields)
10:15 am-Parade begins
Kids’ bike parade will start off the parade. Kids with decorated bikes, scooters, wagons, etc. are invited to meet at parade check-in by 10:00 to start off the parade. Kids who participate will receive a free pass to Surf ‘n Swim.
12 pm-Dutch Oven Demonstrations (North End Commons Park)
12 pm-Basic Dutch Oven Cooking (Breads & Rolls); 2 pm-Dutch Oven Cooking Techniques (Main Dishes); 4 pm-Dutch Oven Cooking for Groups (Desserts)
12:30 pm-Concessions, vendor booths, and entertainment at Layton Commons Park
8 pm-New American Philharmonic Symphony with Cannoneers at the Ed Kenley Amphitheater. Stay and watch the fireworks!
10 pm-Fireworks Display

For more information and registration forms, visit the city of Layton website.

Kaysville
Saturday, July 4
7:30 am-Breakfast
11 am-Parade
3 pm-Community Play “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”
5 pm-9 pm-Family Festival
10 pm-Fireworks
*Community Play “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” also plays at 7:00 pm on July 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 at the DHS Auditorium.

Centerville
Thursday, July 2
7 pm-Eagle Scout Recognition Night at Freedom Hills Park–honoring all those who received their Eagle Scout Award between January, 2014 and July, 2015. All others are invited to attend.
9pm-12am-“Throw Back Thursday” Centennial Street Dance (behind City Hall)

Friday, July 3
6:30 pm-Children’s Parade (will begin in parking lot of white church, 160 S 200 E, and end at Founder’s Park) All children are invited to participate and each will receive a treat. Dress up and decorate your bikes, trikes, wagons, strollers, etc.
7 pm-Activities in Founder’s Park (booths for food/game purchases, climbing wall, reptiles, balloons, free inflatable toys, spinning wheel ride, dunk tank)
7 pm-Concert in the Park featuring Kat Tingey
8 pm-Concert in the Park featuring Eclipse 6
9:45 pm-Fireworks at Founder’s Park

Saturday, July 4
7 am/7:45 am-Annual Freedom 5K Run/Children’s Run
Registration begins June 1 at City Hall or on Active.com website. Cost is $20/adults, $10/children if preregistered, which includes a shirt, or $25 on the day or race. Contact Dale Anderson at 801-721-9009 with questions.
7-9 am-Breakfast at Founder’s Park-full chuckwagon breakfast, $3 for children ages 4-9, $5 for adults and children 10 and older, children 3 and under are free, $20 for a family of up to 6 members.
9 am-Main Street Parade (The Parade Committee has created a website for the parade. Click here to go to that website)
10:30 am-2 pm-Activities at Founder’s Park (local talent performing, climbing wall, reptiles, balloons, inflatables, booths with food and games)
10:30 am-2 pm-Quilts and Historical Display at Centerville Elementary School

West Bountiful
Friday, July 3
6 pm-Safety Fair at City Park followed by concerts and other activities; food vendors also available
10 pm-Fireworks

Saturday, July 4
7:30 am-Flag Raising at City Hall
10:30 am-Parade (begins at 400 North/800 West)
11:30 am-2 pm-Lots of fun activities and good food at City Park
Food for purchase, free entertainment, free unlimited bouncy toys, free professional face painting, free balloon art, free games, food contest (sign up at the ticket booth–Watermelon-1:00 Kids; 1:15 Adults; Pie Eating Contest-1:30 Kids; 1:45 Adults)

North Salt Lake
Friday, July 3
(Eaglewood Golf Course)
6 pm-Food booths, games, activities, live music
10 pm-Fireworks Show

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