4th of July Festivities Span 4 Days

The Fourth of July Festivities in downtown Lexington span four days, July 2-5. Here’s the schedule:

July 2: Great American Pie Contest and Ice Cream Social. The contest runs from noon-1 p.m. at the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion downtown and features live jazz music.

July 3: The Young At Heart Jazz Band will play from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Gratz Park. A Patriotic Music Concert will follow at 8 p.m.

July 4: Activities begin at 7:30 a.m. with the Bluegrass 10,000 Foot Race. The downtown street festival runs 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Free children’s activities are available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Kidz Zone in the Billboard Parking Lot. The 4th of July Day parade begins at 2 p.m., starting at Midland Avenue and continuing down Main Street to Broadway.

Thursday Night Live, featuring music, beverages and food, will take place from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The fireworks show begins at 10 p.m.

July 5: The Red, White & Boom Concert begins at 6 p.m. at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. The concert lineup includes country music stars Rodney Atkins, Randy Houser, Brett Eldredge and more. Tickets are $9, children 12 & under enter free.
Info: 425-2590.