The City of Grandview will be holding an Independence Day Celebration that will last several days.
The event will kick off on Sunday evening with a beauty pageant in Academy Park, where ribeye steak sandwiches and hot dogs will be served in the park shelter. Events are scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m.
Monday’s events will include the Kid’s Tractor Pull at 5:00 p.m. followed by the Garden Tractor Pull at 6:30. Monday evenings events will take place in the 200 block of S. Main Street. Once again, ribeye steak sandwiches and hotdogs will be served onsite.
Independence Day festivities will begin at 6:20 a.m. with the Freedom Run registration in the park. The run will begin at 7:00 a.m.
Also at 7:00 a.m. and lasting until 10:00 a.m., the Firefighters will be hosting a breakfast a the park shelter.
The annual craft and vendors fair will begin at 9:00 a.m. on the west side of the park.
Those who have sweet tooth may enjoy the pie and dessert judging contest at 9:30 a.m.
All of these events lead up to the annual parade and kiddie parade that will begin at 11:00 a.m.
After the conclusion of the parade, lunch will be served in the park shelter by the 4-H Foundation, and games for children will be available at the Grandview Community Bible Church.
Afternoon events will include a bags tournament at 1:30, one block east of the park in the 100 block of North Main Street, a frog jumping contest at 1:00 p.m., and bingo in the park shelter at 1:30 p.m.
Other activities throughout the day will include a dunk tank, a petting zoo, and children’s activities throughout the morning.
Fireworks will be visible from Academy Park at dusk.
For more information on the festivities, contact the City of Grandview at (319) 729-4013.