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Sponsored by Granville Kiwanis since 1964.

When: July 4, 2018

Time: 5:30-6:00 PM

Where: Main Stage in downtown Granville

Prizes for originality, creativity and more!

No fee to participate.

 REGISTRATION: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM behind the main stage.

2019 Granville Kiwanis Fourth of July Parade

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 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 only thing stopping us will be the presence of lightning.

Theme
2019 Parade Theme "To the Moon and Beyond"
 
Parade Marshall
Don Lewis
 
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Community Floats, Commercial Floats, Decorated Bike Contest
 

Parade Entry Information
Entry Deadline: June 20

Parade Registration Letter


Entry Fees

$50.00 per vehicle for commercial entry
No Charge for non-commercial entry

Floats are to be decorated based on the theme, "To the Moon and Beyond"


Cash Prizes to be awarded for the following categories.


BEST COMMUNITY FLOAT - $100  $75  $50          
BEST COMMERCIAL FLOAT - $100  $75  $50
BEST OPEN FLOAT -  $100  $75  $50
GRAND PRIZE AWARD: BEST FLOAT IN PARADE - IKE FULLER AWARD 


Everyone must pre-register for the parade. All entrants not pre-registered by June 20, 2019 and who would still like to be in our parade, 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. For more information call 740-473-6804. If you cannot download the 2018 Parade Entry Form, email the following information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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


Decorated Bicycle Contests Info

Awards
BEST DECORATED BIKE -  1st   2nd  3rd

 

 

2019 Granville 4th of July Fireworks

Hosted by the Granville Kiwanis with live music, food and a fantastic fireworks display, sponsored by The Granville Community Foundation.

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Friday, July 5th
8pm Entertainment
10pm Fireworks
WILDWOOD PARK

Walking distance from the festival midway in downtown Granville.

 

8-10 pm Party In The Park
 

 

10:00pm Fireworks
All new show from Rozzi's Fireworks sponsored by The Granville Community Foundation


Join us for fireworks and a great night of family entertainment. Free and open to the public. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and reserve your spot. Refreshments and restrooms available. Parking is limited, we recommend walking. Enjoy the downtown festival midway and entertainment all day.

 

 

2019 Full Event Schedule 


WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

DOWNTOWN GRANVILLE 

Noon Midway Concessions, Rides Open
2:00 – 3:00 Rocky Fork Old Time String Band
3:00 – 4:00 Musical Entertainment by Rich & Dwane
4:00 – 5:00 Tyy Perkins
5:00 – 6:00 Millennium Irish Dancing
6:00 – 6:30 Square Dance Instruction - come learn the basics!
6:00 – 8:00 Community Square Dancing with The Wayfarers
8:00 – 10:00 BareFoot McCoy
11:00 PM Midway Closes


THURSDAY, JULY 4

DOWNTOWN GRANVILLE

7:45 AM FIRECRACKER FIVE RACE (Granville Rotary)
10:45 AM MILE LONG PARADE
Noon Midway concessions, rides open
12:00 – 2:00 Licking County 4-H Band Concert
2:00 – 4:30 "GAMES FOR ALL AGES" Granville Rec District
4:30 – 5:30 Whit's Annual Banana Split Eating Contest
5:30 – 6:00 Patriotic Pet Contest
6:00 – 10:00 Bingo at Opera House Park
6:00 – 8:00 Jeff German and the Blankety Blanks
8:00 – 10:00 Nashville's Cherry Avenue with Erika Catt (Blake)
11:00 PM Midway Closes


FRIDAY, JULY 5

DOWNTOWN GRANVILLE

NOON Midway Concessions, Rides Open
1:00 – 2:00 Magician David Newell
2:00 – 3:00 William Page Musician/Americana Classics
3:00 – 5:00 Granville High School Steel Drum Band Concert
5:00 – 6:00 Local Resident Gail Kink was one of the 114 finalists chosen for the Teacher in Space Program in 1986 and would have been aboard the Challenger had she been selected. Hear her story in the Opera House Park
5:30 – 7:00 Granville High School Jazz Band Concert
7:30 – 8:30 Granville High School A Cappella Concert
8:30 – 11:00 Midway open

WILDWOOD PARK

8:00 – 10:00  PARTY IN THE PARK! Featuring the big band sounds of The Conspiracy Band - The Best Party Band in Central Ohio!
10:00 PM FIREWORKS from Rozzi's Fireworks sponsored by The Granville Community Foundation
11:00 PM Midway closes


SATURDAY, JULY 6

NOON Midway Concessions, Rides Open
1:00 – 2:00 Christina's Hullabaloo Variety Performers
2:00 – 3:00 Comedy and Music by Mary Miller
4:00 – 5:00 Shawna Corder's Shining Stars
5:00 – 6:00 Central Ohio Youth Ballet
6:00 – 8:00 Granville's Got Talent
6:00 – 10:00 Bingo at Opera House Park
8:00 – 10:00 The Big Bad Stache
10:00 PM 2019 FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION ENDS

 

 

2018 Granville’s Got Talent

Saturday, July 7
6:00-8:00PM

TO REGISTER

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Preference to registrants received by July 4.

MAIN STAGE DOWNTOWN GRANVILLE

Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Granville. Free and open to the public. Open to Any Talent, Any Hometown, and Any Age! No judging, and The Universe's Most Friendly Audience.

 

ENJOY THE TALENT

Prepare for the weather, bring a lawn chair and settle in for a great lineup of local talent.  Watch this space for schedule changes due to weather. Audience members can win prizes for audience participation. Registered talent can win a chance for prizes including a recording session at Earthworks Recording Studio in downtown Newark, Ohio.


WALK-ON TALENT WELCOME

It's not too late to add your talent to this lineup. If time permits we can add performances the day of the talent show. visit the Main Stage manager for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 GRANVILLE'S GOT TALENT PERFORMANCE LINEUP

The lineup is subject to change because, well, because.

 

Karli Predieri

Katie Menster

Alex Sarakinakis

Alexcia Shannon/Meridith Vilvens

Ace and Bass (Dawn Busalacchi and Mike Mayne)

Nina Petersheim

Rick Drumm

Anthony

Pallas Grace Arthur

Christina Barth

Welsh Hills Project (Todd Jamison and Joyce Meredith)

Al Dantzer

 

PRIZE SPONSORS

Goumas’ Confections
Taco Dan’s
Knuckleheads
Village Pet Market
Breathe Yoga
New Day Spa
Donato’s
Shirck Orthodontics
Granville Golfland

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PERFORMERS

All acts must check in at our registration tent located behind our main "Whit's Stage." The stage is located in front of CVS. There are public restrooms nearby behind the police station, across from the post office. There are bleacher seats however these fill quickly. You are welcome to bring lawn chairs to sit on the midway.

Registration starts at 5:30PM. You only need to register within 30 minutes before your time slot (for example, if you are #1-8, please register at 5:30-6:00pm, #9-16 at 6:00-6:30pm, #17-25 at 7pm, etc.). If you are not present or ready, we will skip you and move you to the end of the list). There is an area behind the stage where you can warm up. We cannot monitor your equipment if you leave it unattended, but we will have space and tables to store instrument cases etc.

 

IMPORTANT

All accompanying music must be MP3 format and be on a device that can plug into a standard headset jack. If you have accompanying music, then you will tell us at registration and hand us your mp3 device (fully charged, unlocked and have music easily marked to play). We will put device in a marked bag and deliver to the sound person for you. We will have it ready for you to pick it up at the registration table after your performance. Please put your name and song title on the back of the device (on a label) or write on paper and tape to device.

If you require amplifiers or special instrument accommodations, please tell us at check-in.

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