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2024 Patriotic Pet Contest 

Judging on Tuesday July 4th from 5:30 – 6:00PM  on the Center Stage Downtown Granville.

Pets may display the 2024 Granville 4th of July Celebration and Parade Theme "Stars, Stripes and Spirit"

Register On-site at 5:00 PM.  Free to enter.

Questions?  Contact Chair Barb Polack at email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Congratulations to our 2022 winners!

DOG CATEGORY

1st place
Skye, Sunny & Molly owners Landon & Addy Nolon, Mary Branch (Cruella Deville & dalmations)

2nd place
Margo, owner Avery Golomb 

3rd place (2 winners)
Daisy, owner Katie Clifford, Sophie, owner Lisa Westall

OTHER CATEGORY

1st place
Cookie (mini rex rabbit), owner Brooklyn Landot

2nd place
Orange (guinea pig), owner Daphne Harper

BIG THANK YOU TO ALL PARTICIPANTS!
Barb Polack and Ann Love.

The Granville 4th of July Photography Contest has a "Patriotic Pet" category. Deadline is July 31.

 

 

Thank you for submitting your talent registration. Watch your email for updates. We will send you further instructions and a tentative schedule of acts by July 1.

-Granville Kiwanis

2024 Granville Kiwanis Fourth of July Parade

Thursday, July 4th, Downtown Granville, Ohio
Parade route along Broadway starting on West Broadway near Wildwood Park at 10:45 AM
 

The parade is rain or shine. The presence of lightning may stop us. Stay tuned.

2024 Parade Theme "Stars, Stripes and Spirit"
 
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for the parade, except Decorated bicycles. Decorated bicycles register at parade when judged at 10:30 AM at Thresher/W Broadway
 
 

Parade Entry Information
Entry Deadline: Thursday June 27, 2024

ENTRY FEE:

Commerical Entry and Political Candidate Fee: $50.00 per vehicle
Non-commercial Entrants & Incumbents not up for re-election and Decorated Bicycles; No charge 

We encourage parade entrants to incorporate the parade theme into their float design and other entries. Please visit granvillekiwanis.org for more information on club & Kiwanis International work.

PARADE CONTESTS:

  • BEST COMMUNITY FLOAT
  • BEST COMMERCIAL FLOAT    
  • BEST OPEN FLOAT 
  • BEST DECORATED BICYCLE (Judging of decorated bicycles only at 10:30 AM on July 4 at intersection of Thresher/W Broadway)

AWARDS: Best Float will receive the Grand Prize - Ike Fuller Award.  The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place in each float category will receive a Cash Prize of $100, $75 or $50. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place decorated bicycles will receive prizes and other awards.              


Everyone (except the decorated bicycles) must pre-register for the parade. All entrants not pre-registered by Thursday June 27, 2024 and who would still like to be in our parade are welcome, however they will be assessed an additional $50.00 late-registration fee.

Email your parade entry information to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or mail to: Granville Kiwanis, PO Box 133, Granville, Ohio 43023. Please include:


Name of Organization Entering
Entry Type (i.e. horse, float, bicycle, candidate)
Full Name of Person in Charge
Email Address
Mailing Address
Phone

Decorate your home in the spirit of Independence Day and show your patriotic pride. To enter, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 1pm, Wednesday, July 3rd. Judging will take place that afternoon. Winners will be announced Thursday, July 4th, 7:30pm at center stage. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

*Restricted to houses residing within the Granville Exempted Village School District

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2023 CONTEST WINNERS!

1st Place – David Yates, 129 Carreg Cain Dr

2nd Place – Jennifer Blanchard, 331 East Broadway

3rd Place – Sherry Gardner, 216 West Elm St

Thanks to Chair Lesa Miller and support from the Granville Arts Commission. Photos from the inaugural 2020 Decorated House and Neighborhood contest below. Jean Cation presents a 3rd place award.

GRANVILLE KIWANIS THANKS OUR 2024 SPONSORS WHO MAKE THIS EVENT POSSIBLE:

PREMIER $2500
GRANVILLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, Fireworks Display Sponsor
CoughlinCars.com of Pataskala
Duchess Convenience Stores
MPW Porta Kleen
Newark Autobody Collision and Glass LLC
Owens Corning
Ross Granville Market
Duchess Convenience Stores, McGuffey Lane Music Sponsor
Hinderer Motor Company, Big Badd Fireworks Music Sponsor

LIBERTY: $1000
Denison Golf Club
Hope Timber Garden Center
The Richards Group
New River Electric
Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine
Rosenberg & Ball Co.
Wigal Orthodontics

FREEDOM: $500
Cherry Valley Hotel
COTC/OSU-Newark
Energy Cooperative
Granville Arts Commission
Granville Investment Group
Granville Milling Co.
Huntington Bank
John Klauder Landscape and Design, LTD
Matt McGowan/RUNOHIO
Middleton
Mortellaro McDonalds
Nolan Cox Edward Jones Investment
Otterbein Senior Living Granville
Speich and Company
Thom McKee Coldwell Banker Realtor
The Village Partners / RE/MAX
Waste Away Systems

RED, WHITE & BLUE: $250
Better Minds Group
Chase
Dan R Electric
DWA Accountants
First Federal Savings
Granville Inn
The Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Licking Memorial Urgent Care of Granville
Licking Memorial Family Practice of Granville
Mickey's Roofing Inc.
Park National Bank
River Road Coffee
Schneider Insurance Agency
Taco Dan's
WIN Waste Innovations

THANK YOU FOR MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY.

2024 Event Schedule

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 3RD

1:00 PM Midway concessions, rides open
1:00–2:00 "Two for One" Terri and Bob Piascik
2:00–3:00 Senior Project
3:30–5:00 Strings and Things
5:00–7:00 Granville's Got Talent
6:00–10:00 Bingo at Opera House Park
7:00–8:30 Bakersette Boys
8:30–10:00 Matt Simmons
10:00 PM Midway closes

THURSDAY, JULY 4TH

7:45 AM FIRECRACKER FIVE RACE (Granville Rotary)
10:30 AM DECORATED BICYCLE CONTEST Judging at Thresher/Broadway
10:45 AM MILE LONG PARADE
Noon Midway concessions, rides open
12:30–1:30 Rick Barr
2:00–3:00 Licking County 4-H Band Concert
3:30–5:30 "GAMES FOR ALL AGES" Granville Rec District
5:30–6:00 Patriotic Pet Contest
6:00–10:00 Bingo at Opera House Park
6:00–7:00 Back Porch Swing Band
8:00–10:00

McGuffey Lane Sponsored by Duchess Convenience Stores

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10:00 PM Midway closes

FRIDAY, JULY 5th

1:00 PM Midway concessions, rides open
1:00–2:00 Village Creative Dance
2:00–3:00 Regal Dreamers
3:00–4:00 Ken Parsons
4:30–6:00 GHS A Capella and Electric Strings
6:30–8:00 Barefoot McCoy and Friends
8:00–10:00 @ Wildwood Park

PARTY IN THE PARK! Featuring The Big Badd Sponsored by John Hinderer Honda

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10:00 PM

FIREWORKS Sponsored by The Granville Community Foundation

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SATURDAY, JULY 6th

1:00 PM Midway concessions, rides open
1:00–2:00 Yellow Rose Cloggers
2:00–3:00 Common Thread
2:00–5:00 Granville Education Foundation Alumnae Event/Granville Inn
4:00–6:00 Granville High School Jazz Band Concert
6:00–8:00 Granville High School Steel Drum Band Concert

 

2024 Ride Ticket Prices:

$25 All Day Bracelet
$10 for 12 tickets
$1 for single ticket
Small rides take 4 tickets
Large rides take 5 tickets
3% credit card usage fee

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