Ring in the nation's birthday with the East Troy Lions Club Fourth of July Celebration. The Lions are bringing back the Independence Day staple to the East Troy community for the 82nd year. The festival will run Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7 at the East Troy Amusement Park, 3072 Graydon Ave., next to the East Troy Lions Public Library.
Sunday, July 7 Line-up:
1 to 7 p.m.: Carnival featuring Cassidy's Critters pony rides, monkeys, petting zoo and face painting
2 to 7 p.m.: Carnival Wristbands
noon: The East Troy parade with theme “Salute to the American Farmer" will begin at the corner of Main and West streets and travel east to the East Troy Village Square, north on Division Street, west on Elm Street, south on Beulah Avenue and west on Graydon Avenue. The parade will feature the East Troy High School Band, Sun Prairie Marching Band, Saints of Canada Marching Band and more.
4 p.m.: Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pulls- Wisconsin state sanctioned at the Amusement Park Grandstand. No entry fee.
3 to 7 p.m.: FM Radio will perform at the ETBT.
6 p.m.: The East Troy Lions Club raffle winner will be announced in the ETBT. Enter for your chance to win a Harley Davidson motorcycle, Polaris Ranger, Chevy car or $8,000 cash. Second prize is $500 and third through fifth prize is $250. Tickets are available at Rhode's Towing - Repair - Sales, Gus's Drive-In or from any Lions Club member. Tickets are limited.
For more information, visit easttroylions.org.