July 4, 2022
100 E. Ruby Street
Tavares, FL 32778
4th of July Celebration (City Event)
Monday, July 4, 2022
FREE Event – 4th of July Parade and Fireworks featuring the band SLICKWOOD
The City of Tavares 4th of July Parade and Fireworks will be held Monday, July 4th in Tavares. Starting with the parade along Main Street. The family-friendly event features live music, community vendors, food trucks, a family fun zone, and more!
After the parade, Tavares will be kicking off the evening festivities with live music. Our main act is the band SLICKWOOD, followed by Fireworks. SLICKWOOD is an Original/Cover FLORIDA GROWN Americana, Country, Rock, Bluegrassy band with a wide mix of old and new music that everyone loves! Slickwood Band Website
Monday, July 4th:
4:45 pm Street Party on Main Street begins before the parade
5:00 pm Seaplane flyover Main Street
5:00 pm Parade begins going east on Main Street from the Courthouse past City Hall to St. Clair Abrams Ave.
6:00 pm Kid’s activities in Tavares Square commence
6:00 pm Kid’s dance party with interactive Live DJ in Tavares Square begins
6:00 pm Main Act (band) SLICKWOOD begins performance on the main stage in Wooton Park
6:30 pm Main Street opens to allow traffic to flow normally will remain until the conclusion of the event.
9:00 pm Fireworks
Seating is limited / Bring a chair or blanket
Free parking is available in the parking garage @ 200 N. Sinclair Ave.
In preparation for the parade, downtown Main Street between Sinclair Avenue and St. Clair Abrams Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from 3 AM on July 4th until 6 PM after the parade when all streets will re-open.
Residents and visitors are reminded that free parking is available at the Lake County Parking Garage at Main Street and Sinclair Avenue. The facility is within easy walking distance of Main Street and Wooton Park. Additional handicap parking is also available at the corner of Rockingham Avenue and Ruby Street. Additional downtown streets will be closed at 4 pm in preparation for the parade, so those wishing to use this handicapped parking closer to the venue are advised to arrive early.
The boat ramp at West Wooton Park (Sinclair Avenue) will be open but vehicular access is limited during the parade. Boaters may launch at other locations including Tavares Recreation Park, Summerall Park, Hickory Point Recreation Facility, Trimble Park, or Gilbert Park.
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