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4th of July Celebration 2022

July 4

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 pm

9:00am - 9:30pm

Enjoy a full day of music, food, fireworks and fun with this inaugural Smithville, Texas event. Event begins downtown in the morning with a 5K Freedom Run (register in advance) with the Smithville Parks & Recreation Department, and a Patriotic Parade Downtown. At noon, head out to Riverbend Park for tournaments and contests, the kids water park fun, live music, and fireworks display to end the festivities. Parking shuttles will run from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Smithville Elementary School and Smithville Recreation Center.

Schedule

  • 9 a.m. – 5K FREEDOM RUN
  • 11 a.m. – PATRIOTIC PARADE — Downtown Smithville
  • Noon – HOTDOG MEAL — at VFW Post 1309
  • 1 p.m. RIVERBEND PARK OPENS to the public
    • 1-5 p.m. TOURNAMENTS & CONTESTS
      • Cornhole tournament ($20 team entry fee)
      • Horseshoe tournament ($20 team entry fee)
      • Washer tournament ($20 team entry fee)
      • Patriotic cake baking contest ($5 to enter)
      • Pie baking contest ($5 to enter)
      • Uncle Sam look-a-like contest (Free to enter)
      • Hot dog eating contest ($10 entry fee per person)
  • 1-5 p.m.- Petting zoo
  • 1-7 p.m.- Kid’s water fun park
  • 5 p.m. TOURNAMENT / CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED; SALUTE TO VETERANS
  • 3-9 p.m.  LIVE MUSIC
    • 1-3 p.m. — Down South Band (at beer stage)
    • 3-6 p.m. — The Johnny Rockit Band (pavilion stage 1)
    • 6-9 p.m. — Shop Dawgz (pavilion stage 2)
  • 9 p.m. FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.visitsmithville.org/4thofjuly

Organizer

Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone:
512-237-2313
Email:
april.daniels@smithvilletx.org
Website:
http://www.smithvilletx.org