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Friday, July 1, 2011

July 4th Weekend

July, the pinnacle month of summer, is here and wouldn’t be complete without fireworks, celebrations and sweltering heat. Start the month out right by going to one of the many city festivals starting this weekend.

Ogden’s Hot Rockin’ Fourth @ Lorin Farr Park- This celebration features a demolition derby, family entertainment, including magicians and face painters, carnival games and other attractions. Visit the website for more details.

Huntsville @ 2750 N. 600 E.- Get there early for breakfast in the park and stay all day for a parade, games and crafts, a hypnotist and more. Find more info here.

Farr West Freedom Festival @ 1500 N. 1700 W.- Festivities start Saturday with a golf tournament and finish on Monday with breakfast in the park, parade, children’s races and other events. More details can be found here.

North Ogden Cherry Days @ 2641 N. 400 E.- Check out the flag ceremony, children’s parade, sports tournaments and more. Get more info on this website.

Plain City @ 4160 W. 2200 N.- Go on Saturday to enjoy a car show, dog show and live entertainment in the park. Monday will feature games, kid’s parade and other entertainment. View the schedule here.

Riverdale Old Glory Days- Parades, games, entertainment and more. Visit the website for more info.

Of course, all of these celebrations conclude with fireworks. Be sure to check out at least one firework show.

Pioneer Days also kicks off today with a western-themed, "Traces of the West," First Friday Art Stroll, Trail to Pioneer Days horse display on 25th St. and Fire on the Mountain Concert @ the Union Station

Enjoy and be safe.

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