Douglas County communities plan 2022 Fourth of July events – Superior Telegram

SUPERIOR – The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and communities in Douglas County are busy preparing for celebrations.

Here’s a rundown of events happening across the county. Know of one we missed? Email us at [email protected]

July 4: The city’s 25th annual Fourth of July celebration will kick off at 11 am with a parade on Belknap Street. The Dennis VanAlstine Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show will take place on Tower Avenue from Belknap to Broadway streets. Aftershock will perform at 1 pm, followed by the Border Town Betties Pin Up Contest at 3 pm, music by John Seguin at 4:30 pm, awards and prizes at 5 pm, and another performance by Seguin at 5:30 pm The festivities move to Barker’s Island at 6 pm with live music from Born Too Late, followed by a performance from PopROCKS! at 8:15 pm Fireworks will be launched at 10 pm

The American Legion Richard I. Bong Post 435 hand out flags as they drive down Belknap Street during the Superior Fourth of July parade Sunday, July 4, 2021.

Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram

July 2: The Dragin ‘Tail Race 5 mile walk / run for the Lake Nebagamon Volunteer Fire Department begins at 8 am The street dance starts at 8 pm and features Stone.

July 3: The boat parade will start at 8 pm, followed by fireworks at dusk

July 4: An Air Force flyover will happen at a time to be determined (it will be announced). Crafts and vendors will be available from 11 am to 4 pm Kids games start at 1 pm, and the Fourth of July parade kicks off at 4 pm

Gordon Good Neighbor Days

July 1: A thrift sale and flea market run from 8 am to 6 pm, thrift sale and flea market. The Gordon Historical Museum and Depot is open to visitors from 10 am to 4 pm A corn hole tournament starts at 6 pm

July 2: The Gor-Don-A-Thon 5K run kicks off at 8:05 am, with registration taking place from 7-8 am A continental church at Presbyterian Church runs from 8-11 am The historical society hosts an ice cream social from 10 am to 2:30 pm, and the Gordon Historical Museum and Depot will be open to visitors from 10 am to 4 pm The car show on Finstad Drive runs from 10 am to 2:30 pm, and the Gordon Fire Tower will be open for public climbing from 10 am to 4 pm The Christmas in July parade rolls at 2 pm A duck race in the Eau Claire River off the Douglas County Road Y bridge starts at 4 pm Kids can take part in races and games at 7 pm Last Call will perform from 8 pm to midnight. Fireworks will be launched after dark from Warner Park.

July 3: The Gordon Fire Tower will be open for public climbing from 10 am to 4 pm, and the Gordon Historical Museum and Depot will be open to visitors during that time, as well. A historical walking tour that begins and ends at the depot will run from 10 am to noon. A mud volleyball tournament will start at 11:30 am, with registration at 10 am

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Children go wild as Master Chief from “Halo,” left, and the Mandalorian ride down Belknap Street during the Superior Fourth of July parade Sunday, July 4, 2021.

Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram

Three Lakes Community Center

July 2: A road parade will travel around Dowling and Amnicon lakes at noon. Participants should line up at the intersection of Tri Lakes and Finn Point Roads at 11:30 am The Dowling Lake boat parade takes place at 3 pm; the Amnicon Lake boat parade takes place at 4 pm Line up and registration near the dock at The Backyard on Amnicon Lake begins at 3:30 pm Prizes will be awarded for all three parades. Fireworks begin at dusk on Lake Amnicon.

July 3: A mixed four-person golf scramble and steak dinner will take place at Pattison Park Golf Club. Sign ups will be taken at the clubhouse course.

July 4: Canoe and kayak races begin at 1 pm on Lake Amnicon. Participants should meet at the Lake Amnicon Landing at 12:30 pm Single and double kayaks; two person canoe teams; prizes awarded.

July 2: A parade takes place at noon on Main Street and Railroad Street. This year’s theme is Happy Days through the Years. A fireworks show will take place over Upper St. Croix Lake at dark.

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The Superior High School band plays as they march along Belknap Street during the Superior Fourth of July parade Sunday, July 4, 2021.

Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram

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