The City of Kentwood Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting the annual July 4th Celebration on Monday, July 4, 2016. There are many activities throughout the entire day. The theme this year is “America the Beautiful.” Click HERE
for the flyer.
A pancake, sausage and egg breakfast will take place in the parking lot at Kentwood Community Church (1200 60th St. SE) from 7:00‐11:00 am. Cost is $7 and kids under 3 eat free. Due to morning road closures, enter KCC parking lot by turning on Eastport Dr. off of Kalamazoo (by Celebration Cinema). Turn right onto Ridgebrook. Look for the tent in the east parking lot.
Autocam 5K Race & Fun Walk
The race will start and finish in front of Kentwood Community Church (KCC) on the corner of 60th Street and Ridgebrook. The race begins at 8:30am sharp. Racers will travel West towards Eastern, North on Eastern, turn around at the designated area in front of CVS, head South on Eastern, head East on 60th, end at KCC. Registration is available HERE
. Late registration and check in will be in the KCC parking lot. Awards will be given for the race. The fun walk is strictly for fun & fitness.
This year the Parade will begin at 60th St. and Ridgebrook in front of Kentwood Community Church and travel west on 60th Street then north to the 52nd/Eastern Intersection. The parade begins at 9:30 am and will end approximately at 11:30am. We are still looking for groups and families to get involved. If you would like to take part in the parade this year, contact the Recreation Department at 656‐5270.
The Carnival & Fireworks will take place at Crestwood Middle School (2674 44th St. SE). Events will start at 6:00 pm and conclude with Fireworks at Dusk. This year we will have a variety of games and rides for the whole family to enjoy. Concessions and Food Trucks will be onsite until 10:00 pm. There will also be a live music stage, and more for your entertainment.
We are also looking for volunteers for all portions of the celebration. For more information, contact the department at 656‐5270.
IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE FIREWORKS WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JULY 5.