A 5K, fishing derby, bike parade, and fireworks show are Independence Day traditions in Greendale.
Greendale Fourth of July Bike Parade. Photo by Mike Perleberg, Eagle Country 99.3
(Greendale, Ind.) - Greendale is gearing up for a host of activities the city holds each Fourth of July.
The Greendale Fourth of July 5K will start the day off at 8:00 a.m. A tradition for many area families each Independence Day, the race benefits Voices of Indiana, a local singing and vocal group for young people.
A series of streets will be closed for the 5K race. Those streets include:
- Nowlin Avenue to Mary Avenue
- Mary Street o Ludlow Street
- Ludlow Street to Cook Avenue
- Cook Avenue to Nowlin Avenue
- Nowlin Avenue to Cora Avenue
- Cora Avenue to Carroll Avenue
- Carroll Avenue to Miller Avenue
- Miller Avenue to Haag Avenue
Other holiday events in Greendale include the kids fishing derby at Schnebelt Pond starting at 9:00 a.m. A golf cart parade and kids bike parade will begin at Oakey Park at 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., respectively.
The big fireworks show presented by Civista will launch at dusk at Greendale Park. You can enjoy live music and vendors before the show.
You can find a full local list of Independence Day events and fireworks shows here.