July 4th Holiday Events Milestone Blog

July 4th Holiday Events

July 3rd, 2012

Lots of events are going on this week for the July 4th holiday. Here’s a list of  the events going on around Central Kentucky!

Lexington:

 

Tuesday, July 3:

  • Patriotic Music Concert Featuring the Lexington Philharmonic & Lexington Singers at Transylvania University and Gratz Park 8:00pm. The Young At Heart Jazz Band will perform in Gratz Park from 5:30-7:30.

Wednesday, July 4:

  • Bluegrass 10,000 Foot Race 7:30am – enjoy live music from Still Kickin at the end of the race course from 8:00-10:00
  • Downtown Street Festival 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Reading of the Declaration of Independence at Main Street and Fifth Third Bank following the BG 10,000 Awards Ceremony
  • Parade from Midland Avenue down Main Street to Broadway 2:00pm
  • July 4th Live! at Main Street and Minter Way. Performances by Mama’s Blue Dress (6:00-7:45) and Swing Street (8:00-10:00)
  • Downtown Fireworks 10:00pm

Thursday, July 5:

  • Central Bank Thursday Night Live featuring Better off Dead (80’s) at Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park  4:30-7:30pm

Saturday, July 7

  • Red, White & BOOM Concert at Whitaker Bank Ballpark 12:00-10:00pm

 

Richmond:

 

Wednesday, July 4th:

  • Richmond Fireworks Extravaganza from 2:00pm-10:00pm at Lake Reba Park
    • Entertainment on the Verizon Stage
      4:30p.m.- Battle of the Bands Winner
      5p.m.- Matt and Shawn
      6p.m.- Westbrook Trio
      7p.m.- Boogie G & The Titanics
      8:30p.m.- Faded Blue
      10p.m.- FIREWORKS
    • Chick-fil-A Kids Zone opens at 4p.m.
    • Food Vendors open at 4p.m.
    • There will be a $5 parking fee per car

Berea:

 

Wednesday, July 4th:

  • Fourth of July Spectacular-5:00 pm in City Park
  • The Freedom Riders Band-5:00 pm
  • Danish gymnastics exhibition- 7:00 pm
  • Veterans’ recognition ceremony- 7:30 pm
  • The Prefab Rehab band will play from 8:00 pm – 10 pm
  • Fireworks- 10:00 pm

Georgetown:

 

Wednesday, July 4th

  • Parade begins 11 a.m. on Main Street in Downtown Georgetown
  • Other events throughout the day will be held at Brooking Park.
  • Fireworks will begin at 10:00 pm.

 

Versailles:

 

Wednesday, July 4th

  • “Fireworks, Flipflops, and Friends” Beach Party at The Fair Ampitheater. Gates open at 4:30, entertainment starts at 6:00

 

Nicholasville:

 

Wednesday, July 4th:

  • Festival of the Fourth- Parade begins at 10:00 in Downtown Wilmore, Festival is immediately after Parade at Wilmore Campground.
  • There will be crafts, a Spelling Bee, a “Best Cupcake” contest, kids and family activities, and food and entertainment throughout the day. The Jessamine Jazz Ensemble will be the featured musical guest

 

From all of us here at Milestone Realty Consultants, we want to wish you a safe and happy July 4th holiday!

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