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July 4th Old Fashioned Festival

July 4th Old Fashioned Festival

Sponsored by Bend Pet Express

Enjoy the holiday with your friends and family at the Bend Park & Recreation District’s Old Fashioned July 4th Festival. It’s a day filled with old-fashioned fun & games, food and festivities – you won’t want to miss out!

Make a day of it: Begin at 8:00 am in Drake Park with the annual Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast then cruise to downtown Bend by 9:00 am with your dog, llama, wagon, bicycle or stuffed animal for the popular Bend Park & Recreation District Pet Parade. The parade kicks off at 10:00 am sharp and circles through downtown for 1.5 miles.

After the Pet Parade, head back to Drake Park between 11:00 am – 4:00 pm to enjoy the Festival with live music, local artisans and delicious food. Don’t forget to cruise through the expanded Kids & Family Area brought to you by the Law Offices of Warren John West where kids of all ages will be entertained with FREE old fashioned fun and games.

July 4th Activities & Schedule: Tentative

Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Presented by the Sunrise Lions Club

Live Music, Entertainment & Pie-eating contests!
Presented by Northwest Community Credit Union
11:00 am – 4:00 pm on Pavilion Stage

  • 11:00 am — National Anthem

  • 11:30 am — Music

  • 1:15 pm — Pie Eating Contest

  • 2:00 pm —  Music

Sign up for the Annual Pie Eating Contest at the Festival beginning at 11 am. Space is limited. Contest at 1:15 pm.

Old Fashioned Games: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Bigfoot Beverages

3-Legged Race, Gunny Sack Race, Parachute Play, Hula Hoop Contest, Ball Relays, Water Balloon Toss, Sponge Relay, Watermelon Eating Contest

Kids & Family Fun Area: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

It’s all fun and games with the following:
•    The Fish Fling – presented by Hydro Flask
•    Flush-a-Duck – presented by Brown & Brown Northwest Insurance
•    Helicopter Landing at 11:30 am in Harmon Park – presented by AirLink
•    The Bend Fire Department
•    Deschutes National Forest
•    Friends of the Children
•    The Humane Society of Central Oregon

Earlier Event: July 3
Dance and Sing JanellyBean
Later Event: July 4
4th of July Pet Parade