Cache Valley has plenty of places to celebrate the Fourth of July this year.
Logan will have hundreds of hotrods, classic cars and motorcycles at this year’s three-day Cruise-In, held at the Cache County Fairgrounds. The group will have parades and make their way as a group to different venues so it may be best to check their schedule.
The group has planned a sock hop, concert and a parade down Main Street. They are expecting some 900 cars to cruise down Main Street.
The Cruise-In concert features bands Loverboy and Survivor on Friday, July 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Loverboy is a Canadian rock band with many hit singles in the ‘80’s and are still heard on many classic rock and classic hits radio stations across Canada and the United States.
Survivor is another high-octane band from Chicago that achieved its greatest success in the 1980s, producing numerous charting singles in the United States.
The two bands will perform at the Cache County Fairgrounds at 450 S. 500 W. in Logan.
On Wednesday, July 3 tickets go on sale at Maverik Stadium ticket office for Freedom Fire beginning at 10:00 am. The gates open at 7:00 pm; entertainment will be provided by a variety of acts beginning at 8:00 p.m. The patriotic program will celebrate our nation’s freedoms and include local entertainment. There will be a spectacular fireworks show at dark and the celebration ends with a concert.
Hyrum kicked of their celebration with the Star Spangled Rodeo last weekend. The city by the dam will hold their Youth Parade Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m. on the City Square.
After the youth parade, there will be a water fight with the firemen at 11:00 a.m. in the east park, and the Medieval Tournament at 4 pm at the rodeo grounds.
Sunday, June 30, the city will hold their Patriotic Program at 7:00 p.m. in the City Square with featured speaker Jay McFarland.
Thursday, July 4 the annual Chuckwagon Breakfast is scheduled from 7-10 a.m. at the City Square.
The 9.3 mile Blacksmith Fork Freedom Run will also begin at 7 a.m. The Grand Old Flag Historic Display will be held at Elite Hall from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
The Main Street Mile will start at 11:55 a.m. at 700 E. Main, and the annual parade will start at 12 noon from 700 East Main to 200 W. 200 N.
The concessioners, booths and entertainment will begin at 11 a.m. and go until 5 p.m. at the City Square.
The Hyrum Hornets Baseball team will take the field at 7:30 p.m at East Park.
The annual fireworks and entertainment will go from about 8 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. at the soccer fields.
To top off the weekend’s activities in Hyrum, a Teen Dance will be held following the fireworks until midnight at Elite Hall.
Not to be outdone, Lewiston will hold their annual Fourth of July Celebration, starting with a July 3 rodeo at 7 p.m. in the Rodeo Arena at 106 E. Center.
On July 4, things really get rocking with a canon salute, flag raising ceremony, and the start of the pancake breakfast which will be held from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
The Patriot Border Run, with 1 mile, 5K and 10 K courses, will all start at 7 a.m. at 30 South Main.
The Famous Lewiston Parade will begin at 9:15 a.m., after the highway gets closed at 9 a.m.
The Quilt and Art Show will be held at the Lewiston Ballroom located at 29 South Main Street.
A flag ceremony will be at 11:30 a.m. with a patriotic speaker, LT. Col Jay Hess. The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will give tours through some of the Historic Cabins in town from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
The rodeo and horse races will begin at noon and the movie theater will be playing a movie from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m.
There will be a Wells Jackson Memorial Horse Pull at 6:30 p.m.
To finish off the weekend’s activities, their famous fireworks will begin at dusk.