4th Independence Day Celebration
and your family are invited to spend July 4th with us in Independence,
California. A day of pride, patriotism, flag waving and family
Parade Grand Marshall will be Arlene Grider.
liberty we have in our great nation and the beauty and open
spaces of the Independence region inspire creativity and achievement.
Independence has been the home of creators, adventurers and
discovers like Mary Austin, Norman Clyde, Mary DeDecker, Evelyn
Eaton, Iren Marik and General John Singlaub.
PM to Midnight
Music and Dance will be held at Dehy Park
Flag Raising Ceremony
American Legion Members will start the day by raising our
country's flag to the national anthem in Dehy Park.
- 9:00 am
Independence Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
The Pancake Breakfast will be held in Dehy Park. Have breakfast
in the park!
Part of the Independence July 4th celebration and targeting the
sports minded, the 4K Run/Walk and the 10K Run sponsored
by the Independence Civic Club is set for
Wednesday, July 4th.
course winds through scenic Independence and heads out to pasture
lands with seasonal creeks and stunning views of the snow covered
Eastern Sierra and the Inyo Mountains The participants circle
the alfalfa fields and come back through town for a fast finish
back to the starting point.
View and print the race entry form.
Independence Day Art & Crafts Show. The show
will be held on the front and back lawns of the Historic
Inyo County courthouse located in the center of town on
Edwards Street (Hwy. 395).
Details of arts and crafts
Entry form for Art and Crafts Show.
July 4th Parade
The parade begins at 10 am and travels up Edwards Street (Hwy
parade is the essence of small town life, with young and old,
dogs and horses, floats and fire engines displaying pride
and patriotism. Everyone is invited to be in the parade. Prizes
and certificates are awarded to best of class entries.
details of July 4th Parade.
Parade Entry Form
Home Made Pie Social
The United Methodist Women, renowned for their cooking hold a
homemade Pie Social at Dehy Park.
Tyme Kids Games
Frog Jumping Contest and fun races will be held at Dehy Park
in this Independence Chamber of Commerce sponsored event. From
toddler to adults (everybody is a kid!) are invited. Parents
bring their kids back "home" to play the games they
did as kids on Independence Day. Ribbons and trophies for the
winners and participants will be given out.
to 6:30 PM
Deep Pit Barbecue
A Deep Pit Barbecue is served by the Independence Civic Club members
in Dehy Park.
the sun goes down and dusk arrives head for the Independence Airport
and The Grand Finale Fireworks Display put on by the Independence
Volunteer Fire Department.