Independence Day Parade and Fireworks

Participant Information

Vehicles: Meet at Lee Burneson Middle School at 12 p.m. Vehicles will depart at 1 p.m. 

Walkers: Meet at St. Peter and George Church at 12:15 p.m., 1:20 p.m. Begin to meet up with vehicle units, if any. 

Parade Participation Form

Vendor Application Form

Event Details

The City’s annual Independence Day festivities include a parade that typically begins at Burneson Middle School on Dover Center Rd., then move onto Hilliard Blvd., traveling east to Clague Park

Around 2:15 p.m., Mayor Dennis M. Clough, members of City Council, and special guests will honor America’s birthday in a short ceremony at the entrance to Clague Park including the National Anthem, patriotic readings, parade awards, and presentations.

Clague Park continues to be the site of many of the day’s other events. Map

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  • Balloon clowns and face painters are among the children’s activities which runs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Free games will be held at Westlake Aquatic Center and Peterson Pool with awards given every hour starting at 4 p.m. Noodle race, silly tube race, watermelon eating contest, funny swimming race and tennis ball hunting contest. Regular admission fees apply. 
  • Food and drink vendors are located near Clague Cabin after 4 p.m. 
  • Musical entertainment by DJ Easy at the Westlake Aquatic Center & Peterson Pool from 4 p.m. until dusk. 
  • Fireworks will begin at dusk.

Social Media

Share your favorite snapshots of the Independence Day festivities by using the hashtag #WL4thofJuly 

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