4th of July Parade

Music, fireworks and fun are back for the Fourth of July Festival in downtown Lexington. Here’s a day-by-day breakdown of events in Lexington.

Monday, July 2
Noon – Great American Pie Contest, Ice Cream Social and Young At Heart Jazz Band. Cheapside Park.

Tuesday, July 3
5:30-7:30 p.m. – Patriotic Music Concert. Young At Heart will perform at Gratz Park.
8 p.m. – The Lexington Philharmonic and Lexington Singers perform at Transylvania University and Gratz Park.

Wednesday, July 4.
7:30 a.m. – Bluegrass 10,000 Foot Race. Downtown. Following the award ceremony, a reading of the Declaration of Independence at Main Street and Fifth Third Bank.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. – Downtown Street Festival. Entertainment sites at Cheapside Park, the CentrePointe lot, Phoenix Park, Upper Courthouse Plaza and the History Museum on Short Street.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Kids Zone. Free craft activities Billboard parking lot on the corner of Short Street and North Limestone.
2 p.m. – Fourth of July Parade. From Midland Avenue to Main Street and Broadway.
6-7:45 p.m. – Mama’s Blue Dress concert. Main Street and Minter Way.
8-10 p.m. – Swing Street performance.
10 p.m. – Fireworks.

Thursday, July 5
4:30-7:30 p.m. – Central Bank Thursday Night Live features music by Better Off Dead from at Cheapside Park.

Saturday, July 7
2:30-10 p.m. – Red, White & BOOM Concert, featuring Josh Turner, Darryl Worley, Love & Theft, Jana Kramer, Kristin Kelly and more. Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Tickets are $7 for adults, children 12 & under enter free but still need a ticket.
10 p.m. – Fireworks.