Community Events

Jacksonville Independence Day
 

July 3rd

  • 7:00 - 11:00 Charlie's 19th Hole - Poor Farm Road

July 4th

  • 10:00 am Jacksonville Rotary Club 4th of July Parade
    *Starts at Duncan Park, Ending at Downtown Square


Nichols Park

  • 7:00 am Kids Fishing Tournament 

  • 7:30 am 4th of July Blast 5K and Fun Run 

  • NOON

    • Kids Zone 

      • Featuring Face painting, Fire safety hour, balloon artist, old fashion games, and coming back – Superheroes Saving Smiles and Princess Project)

    • Sunrise Rotary Cake & Pie contest

    • Bingo Blast

    • Nolan’s Petting Zoo & Exotic Animals


Nichols Park Pavilion Main Stage

  • 11:30 - Veteran’s Ceremony

  • Following the veteran’s ceremony
     
    WJVO/WJIL Bottoms Bonnets Baby contest 
    Click link for entry form

  • 4:15-5:30 - Geezer

  • Performance throughout the day

    • Patriotic Concert of Choirs

    • Juggler Brian Pankey

    • Community Summer Band

Nichols Park Memorial Area

  • Patriotic Pet Contest,

  • Chihuahua Only Pet Contest

  • Wild Wild Wiener Dog Race

  • Buffalo Wild Wings Challenge

FIREWORKS STARTING AT 9:30!!