4th of July Independence Day Celebrations!


Let’s make Forest Park look red, white & blue just in time for the holiday! Residents, you are encouraged to show your patriotic pride by decorating the outside of your home between June 29-July 4. The street with the highest percentage of homes decorated will win bragging rights in the community! Winning Street will receive an Ice Cream Social Street event and will be announced on Sunday, July 4th at the Pool Party.

Contest Rules:

  • Homes must be decorated on the front side of the home facing the street (porches, garages, etc)

  • Homes will be considered “decorated” as long as they have more than two pieces of decoration (ex. one wreath or one flag will not suffice)

A community drive will be completed on Saturday, July 3rd. All homes must be decorated by that date to be counted in the street total.

KICKBALL Tournament, July 3rd at 4pm

For 4th of July this year, the Social Committee is putting together a kickball tournament to be held on Saturday, July 3rd at 4 PM. We are going to host this event at the park right above the pool. We will play as long as everyone wants to, but we will have a ladder to track teams depending on how many people we have wanting to play. It is our hope that each street can put together a team for this friendly neighborhood bragging rights event. All ages welcome for some good fun.

July 4th Independence Day Celebration Parade

Parade- 10:30am (line up begins at 10:25am)

Kids- decorate your bikes and scooters; Adults—decorate your kids and cars and join us for the annual Forest Park Independence Day Parade! If you don’t want to walk, you are welcome to watch as the parade route will go from the pool, north on Fillmore, west on Dry Creek Place, south on Detroit and then back to the pool. Throw candy, play music or just cheer on the parade and celebrate with us!

4th of July Party at the Pool, 11:00am

Forest Park HRA provides the main BBQ entrée and condiments. We ask that everyone else please bring either a side or dessert! Please make sure to bring enough sides/desserts for at least 8 people. You may want to bring your dish to the pool before or during the parade. Volunteers are needed to help decorate, grill, and clean-up from the event. Please let us know if you can help.


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