MIDDLEPORT — The Middleport Community Association recently finalized plans for the annual Fourth of July celebration.
The festivities will begin at 4 p.m. on July 4, with music at Dave Diles Park provided by local DJ Kip Grueser.
Corn Hole tournaments will be a new feature to the event this year. A team tournament will kickoff at 5 p.m., with a singles tournament at 7 p.m.
Parade lineup will be at Dairy Queen beginning at 5:30 p.m. The parade will start at 6 p.m. and travel down Second Street and Third Street to the Corner Restaurant, before coming back up Second Street to Dave Diles Park.
The special “pulled pushed, pedaled and pets” section, sponsored by Dairy Queen and McClures of Middleport, will once again be featured in the parade.
The Color Guard will be presented by American Legion Feeney Bennett Post 128, with the Middleport Police Department serving as the Grand Marshall.
Following the parade, a flag raising ceremony at Dave Diles Park will be lead by American Legion Feeney Bennett Post 128, with the National Anthem sung by Teresa Brown.
The band “Remember Then” will preform from 8-9:45 p.m., with fireworks begin at 10 p.m.
The fireworks will take place at the upper end of Middleport with the bridge as the background. The organization is working to increase the fireworks display for this year. Donations are being accepted to help with the cost of the fireworks.