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  • 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Celebration- Big Rapids

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    Name: 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Celebration- Big Rapids
    Date: July 4, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    In celebration of the Fourth of July, the Big Rapids Jaycees are excited to host the 4th of July Parade and Downtown Fireworks on Thursday, July 4th. The parade will begin at 6:00pm, with line-up at 5 p.m., starting at the Big Rapids City Hall and will head south down Michigan Avenue to the Walk-In Clinic. Before the parade begins, at 5:30 p.m. the General Federation of Women’s Club will be hosting a bicycle decorating contest for the children to participate in. Fireworks will be displayed at the Mecosta County Fairgrounds at dusk, 10 p.m. Parking is available at the Fairgrounds and Roben-Hood Airport starting at 6:30pm for $5. A stage will be set-up in the Side Lot by the Fair Office building for music, entertainment, games, and more! The rain date for the fireworks is Friday, July 5th. 
    Mecosta County Fairgrounds
    540 West Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307


    Roben-Hood Airport
    24325 18 Mile Road
    Big Rapids, MI 49307
    Date/Time Information:
    5 p.m. Parade Line-Up
    5:30 p.m. Children's Bike Decorating
    6 p.m. Parade Start (Downtown Big Rapids, City Hall to Walk-In Clinic)
    6:30 p.m. Parking for Fireworks opens at Airport and Fairground parking lots
    7 p.m. stage opens at Fairgrounds with activities, events, and food
    10 p.m. estimated start of fireworks
    Contact Information:
    $5 for parking
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