Join the long-running Fourth in the Park celebration, which once again features St. Paul’s only Independence Day parade and an all-day, family-friendly picnic and party in Langford Park on Wednesday, July 4, 2013.
FOURTH IN THE PARK SCHEDULE 2013
8:00 a.m.--LANGFORD PARK DISTANCE RACES
New 8:30 a.m. start time!
Registration at 8 a.m. at Langford Park Recreation Center, 30 Langford
Park. Small registration fee. Races start at 8:30 a.m. 4 miles:
Divisions for men, women and masters (40 and over). 2 miles: Joggers
and juniors (15 and younger).
10:30 a.m.--GRAND PARADE ASSEMBLES
Children’s bikes, trikes and wagons assemble at Ned’s Park Service,
2277 Como Ave., St. Paul. Bands, vehicles and marching units assemble
nearby on Luther Place. Get your free U.S. flag!
11:00 a.m.--GRAND PARADE BEGINS
It proceeds from Luther Place down Como Avenue to Langford Park.
Parade includes color guard, neighborhood units, bands, floats, VIPs,
music, kids and much more! Program follows the parade at the bandstand
in Langford Park. Watch for the St. Anthony Park Community Band!
Noon--REFRESHMENT STAND OPENS
Get your hot dogs, Middle Eastern fare, pop and ice cream by the
tennis courts until 6 p.m. Sponsored by the St. Anthony Park Booster
Registration and checkin from noon to 1 p.m. Limit of 24 teams. Pre-
register at 651-298-5765. Doubles tournament begins sharply at 1 p.m.
Registration and checkin from noon to 1 p.m. Pre-register at
651-298-5765. Co-rec tournament begins at 1 p.m.
PARENT-CHILD TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Registration and check-in from noon to 1 p.m. Pre-register at
651-298-5765. Tournament begins at 1 p.m. For children 12 and under
with a parent.
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
PIG’S EYE JASS BAND AT THE BANDSTAND
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
RACES AND CONTESTS FOR CHILDREN THROUGH SENIORS
Family fun events for kids of all ages! Ribbons for all participants.
DOOR PRIZES FOR ALL
Announced at bandstand. Must be present to win.
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
LOCAL MUSICAL TALENT AT THE BANDSTAND
DENNY AND THE DAWGS
The 4th of July Parade & Picnic is put on by The Fourth in the Park Committee and sponsored byThe Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation, St. Paul Parks and Recreation and YOU!
Also, check out the 4th of July Facebook page.