2018 July 4th schedule of events

2018 Carlisle 4th of July Celebration

Fireworks 10pm


Schedule of Events and Activities


Tuesday, July 3
5pm North Park Activities
Inflatables – Rides

Games, Concessions

8-10 “The Busted String Band” with Michael Kosiek and Friends

Ball Field

Men’s Softball ~ Rick Barnes Memorial tournament
Cement Stage
6pm:  Kiddie parade ~ Sponsored by FISS

Wednesday, July 4
7:30am-9:00am Pancake Breakfast @ Community Building
Provided by Middle River Friends Church ~Proceeds to go to P.E.A.C.H. Dollars for Scholars
9:30am PARADE—Sponsored by the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce
Line up on Garfield Street starting at 9am

Parade Marshall – Ruth Randleman – Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year

*North Park Activities following parade ~ Games & Food
Noon –  Inflatables and Rides ~ Gotcha Games

Noon- 6pm Petting Zoo – Hovick Family Farms ~ Sponsored by City of Carlisle

Noon-4   FREE Train rides ~ Sponsored by People’s Bank and Great Western Bank

1-3   FREE Kids Zone ~ Sponsored by Central Iowa Insurance

1-6   BINGO $1 a card ~ $5 winner

12-4 FREE Giant Bubble Ball Soccer ~ Sponsored by Three Rivers Church

Cement Stage Events

*Registration for FAMILY Bags tournament at DJ booth: Noon-5

Soccer Kicking contest sponsored by Medicap Pharmacy
1:30            Soccer kicking contest (2-4 years)
1:50            Soccer kicking contest (5-8 years)
2:10            Soccer kicking contest (9-12 years)
2:30            Kids Games
3:30            Basketball – Knockout

5-6              Bags FREE Play

6-8              Family Bags Tournament ~ Sponsored by Goodhue-Nolte Insurance

*Sign up at DJ booth prior to 5pm*

8:00            DJ music

Watermelon eating contest ~ Sponsored by Dane Wright

*Next to cement stage

4:00            2-5 years
4:15            6-12 years
4:30            13 and up
Ball field

Men’s Softball ~ Rick Barnes Memorial Tournament

2-3:30 Golf putting/chipping challenge On the Ballfield – Centerfield
Bandstand Entertainment

1-2:30pm – The Peterson Blanchard Spectacle folk rock music duo.

Featuring singer guitarist Eric T. Peterson and bassist Bill Blanchard.

6-8pm – Lucky JaxMusic from the 60’s, 70’s 80’s

Fireworks 10pm ~ North Park