Join the long-running Fourth in the Park celebration, which features St. Paul’s only Independence Day parade and an all-day, family-friendly picnic and party in Langford Park on Friday, July 4, 2014.
FOURTH IN THE PARK SCHEDULE, 2014
LANGFORD PARK DISTANCE RACES
Registration 8:00 at the Recreation Building (small registration fee). Races start at 8:30. 4 miles: Divisions for men, women, and masters (40 and over). 2 miles: Joggers and juniors (15 and younger).
GRAND PARADE ASSEMBLES
Children’s bikes, trikes, wagons, etc. assemble at Park Station. Bands, vehicles and marching units assemble on Luther Place. Get your free American Flag!
GRAND PARADE BEGINS
Proceeds from Luther Place and down Como Avenue to Langford Park. Parade includes color guard, neighborhood units, bands, floats, VIP’s, music, kids and much more! Program follows the parade at the bandstand in Langford Park. Watch for the St. Anthony Park Community Band!
REFRESHMENT STAND OPENS
Get your pulled pork sandwiches, hotdogs, pop and ice cream by the tennis courts! Sponsored by the St. Anthony Park Booster Club.
Registration and check in from 12:00 to 1:00. 24 team limit. Pre-register by calling 651-298-5765. Doubles tournament begins sharply at 1:00 pm!
Registration and check in from 12:00 to 1:00. Pre-register by calling 651-298-5765. Co-Rec tournament begins at 1:00.TENNIS TOURNAMENTRegistration and check in from 12:00 to 1:00. Pre-register by calling 651-298-5765. Tournament begins at1:00 pm. Parent-Child doubles tournament (12 and under.)
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
PIG’S EYE JASS BAND AT THE BANDSTAND
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
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 AT THE BANDSTAND (Must be present to win)
DENNY AND THE DAWGS AT THE BANDSTAND
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
The 4th of July Parade & Picnic is put on by The Fourth in the Park Committee and sponsored by The Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation, St. Paul Parks and Recreation and YOU!
Also, check out Fourth in the Park on Facebook.