6:45 am – 7:45 am   Registration: Hero’s Run

5K Run/Walk ∙ 1K Children’s Race (12 & under)

Races start at 8:00 am

Meet at the AMVETS Building ∙ 14-1/2 South 4th Street

Sponsored by: AMVETS Post 37



7:00 am – 10:00 am   Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast

Falcon Civic Center ∙ 137 – 4th Street North

Sponsored by: United Church of Christ



7:30 am    St. Stephen’s Ladies Guild Pie Sale

North Linn Ambulance Building ∙ 322 Commercial Street

Sponsored by: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church




10:00 am    PARADE ∙ Full Color Guard


Route: River Street near Brendel Park, east across the bridge on Main Street, north onto 4th Street, and ending at the school

Sponsored by: AMVETS Post 37 and Auxiliary



10:00 am - 2:00 pm Small Business Vendor Fair

Vendors such as : LuLaroe, Scentsy and much more


Courtyard Park


Sponsored by: Discount Appliance & More




10:00 am – 1:00 pm   Museums Open

Sawyer House ∙ 337 Main Street

Old School House ∙ 56-½ North 4th Street

Old Library ∙ 56 North 4th Street

Sponsored by: Central City Historical Society



Following the parade – 1:00 pm   Take-A-Kid-Fishing Derby

Meet below the bridge on the east side of the Wapsipinicon River ∙ Bring your own fishing gear

Sponsored by: Lucky’s Bait & Tackle, North Linn

Fish & Game Club & Sons of AMVETS Post 37



11:00 am – 2:00 pm   BBQ Food Vendor


Serving smokin’ good food!

Courtyard Park ∙ South 5th Street


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11:00 am – 2:00 pm   Mainstreet’s Homebrew and Wine Tasting

$15 buys you a commemorative glass to sample a variety of homebrews and wines.

Courtyard Park ∙ South 5th Street

Sponsored by Central City Mainstreet



11:30 am – 2:00 pm   Music in the Park

Courtyard Park ∙ South 5th Street

Getaway City Band

Sponsored by: Central City Mainstreet

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11:00 am – 2:00 pm  FundRaising Concessions

Hot Dogs, Maid Rites, Walking Tacos, Chips, Water, Pop

Courtyard Park ∙ South 5th Street

Sponsored by: Central City Fine Arts Boosters



11:00am-2:00pm   Petting Zoo

Shoe Kicking Competition

Hay Bale Throwing Competition

Courtyard Park∙ South 5th Street

Sponsored by: Central City FFA



1:00 pm – 2:00 pm   Water Ball

Downtown in front of NXT Bank

Form a team and join in the fun!

Sponsored by: Central City Volunteer Fire Department



Dusk   FIREWORKS 


Linn County Fairgrounds ∙ Central City Road

Sponsored by: Central City Volunteer Fire Department

Look for concessions by our local Boy Scouts of America Troops 44 & 501!

Walking Tacos ∙ Brats ∙ Nachos ∙ Popcorn ∙ Snow cones ∙ Pop ∙ Water


(rain date July 5th)

2018 Schedule of Events

Celebrate Independence day in small town Central City. This jam-packed day of family-friendly events will leave you feeling patriotic. Join us for the fun!