The City of Groveland is excited to continue its community wide Fourth of July celebration in signature Groveland style. This year, Groveland will host a two-day celebration Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4, complete with a car show, live music, vendors and much more sponsored by Kroger Delivery in Groveland, Hanover Family Builders and the Law Office of Anita Geraci-Carver PA.
“The Fourth of July has always marked an exciting time for children and families alike in the City of Groveland,” said Mayor Evelyn Wilson. “We look forward to a fun filled holiday weekend!”
The first celebration will take place Saturday, July 3, at Cherry Lake Park, located at 131 Wilson Lake Parkway, from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. The event will include a mobile DJ equipped with a free photo booth and a series of food trucks for guests to enjoy. The evening’s fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. and attendees are encouraged to bring their blankets and lawn chairs. Due to limited parking capacity and restrictions, parking is on a first come, first-serve basis. Surrounding neighborhood guests are highly encouraged to walk to this event.
On Sunday, July 4, festivities will continue at the Lake David Park splash pad area, located at 450 South Lake Avenue, beginning at 4 p.m. with an afternoon car show, presented by South Lake Electric and DJ Blu Bloods. All car enthusiasts interested in showcasing their vehicle at this event are encouraged to register at www.djblubloods.com.
Cherry Street will be lined with savory food and craft vendors, 40-foot inflatable obstacle courses for children, face painters, a free photo booth, video game trucks and much more. Live entertainment provided by Maiden Cane, will feature groovy rock tunes from the 70s and 80s, for all guest and small businesses in attendance to enjoy. The spectacular fireworks display is set to light the sky at 9 p.m.
For those interested in the annual Miss Firecracker Pageant, the show will begin at 1 p.m. in the E.L. Puryear Building located at 243 South Lake Avenue. Admission is $3.00 per person, except for attendees who are 5 years of age and under. To register for the Miss Firecracker Pageant or to become a vendor at this event, Visit the City of Groveland’s “Event” page at www.Groveland-fl.gov. Use the hashtag #RedwhiteandYOU or #GrovelandFireworks to share your family videos and photos with the City!