July 4th Activities 2021

Central Gardens Association has some goodies planned for the upcoming July 4th celebration. While we will not gather in large groups or host the annual parade, the July 4th committee has planned some other merriment to commemorate the day.

The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile  will be parked at the intersection of Belvedere and Harbert on Sunday. July 4. That’s right! FREE hot dogs and FREE MemPops. Boy Scout Troop 34 will be giving out FREE lemondate.  All activities take place from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. 

Hot dog location: Weinermobile will be at the intersection of Belvedere and Harbert.  

Free MemPop locations: Corner of Belvedere & Harbert (While supplies last).

While you’re in a Patriotic mood, CGA will be awarding prizes for the best July 4th house decorations. Winners will be notified and prizes will be awarded on July 9. Finally, board members will be decorating the medians with 1,000 American flags!

If you would like your home to be included in the decorating contest, please email [email protected] Include your name, address, email and phone number. You do not have to register to win.

 

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Held on July 4th, the parade is a Central Gardens tradition for more than 30 years. This event attracts 300-400 attendees to the 1500 block of Carr Ave. (between Willett and Rozelle). Join us on Independence Day morning for free refreshments, children’s and pets’ patriotic costume competitions, music and more! 

To be considered for the patriotic costume contest, you must gather at the corner of Rozelle and Carr by 9:00 a.m. Judging will occur at 9:15 and the parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. Contest categories are: Best Patriotic Costume 7 & under and 8 & up, Best Dressed Pet and Best Decorated Vehicle.

After the parade, please stay to enjoy hot dogs, popcorn, sno-cones, and drinks...available for everyone!

If you have not started to decorate your kids’ bikes and wagons yet, now is the time! Come join your fellow Central Gardens residents and friends for a day of fun at the annual July 4th parade!