4th of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
5K Fun Run
  • 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.: Fun Run Registration at Union Memorial School (FEE: $5.00 per participant)
  • Race begins at 8:15 a.m.
  • Light refreshments available for participants after the race!
4th of July Parade
  • Parade Registration Forms will be posted here when available.
  • The parade starts at 11:00 a.m.
  • The parade route will begin at the Creek Farm Plaza and process down Main Street to the Burnham Library.

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Bayside Beach

Lifeguards will be on duty at Bayside Beach for those who want to swim from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bayside Paddle Sports will be open for paddleboard and kayak rentals from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Bayside Park

  • 6:00  to 9:00 p.m.: Inflatables
    • Concession vendors will also be selling food, drinks, glow sticks, and more.
  • 6:45 to 8:45 p.m.: Music Entertainment: THE HITMEN
    • The Hitmen are: Bob Young (Guitar and Vocals), Brian Donnelly (Drums and Vocals), Duane Waller (Bass and Vocals), and Bob Boedecker (Keys and Vocals).
    • Musical Style: 1970s and 1980s party rock & roll, featuring hot guitar, organ, and impressive vocal harmonies! The Hitmen play anything from John Mellencamp to Santana, The Atlanta Rhythm Section to Steely Dan - don't miss this fantastic group!


  • Fireworks will take place at dusk from the Bayside Softball Field. Please stay behind the safety fence.
  • Parking available at: Colchester High School, Colchester Middle School, and the Malletts Bay School.