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Independence Day Celebration in Florence’s Old Town!

July 4, 2018

Join us for Florence’s annual Independence Day fireworks show!

A BIG Thank you to Banner Bank who is this year’s $5,000 “Big Bang” sponsor!

The pyrotechnics extravaganza will be launched from a barge in the Siuslaw River which can be viewed along the river throughout Old Town. The colors reflect off the water, which makes the display extra beautiful. BBQ Lunch will be available at the Florence Senior Center for all ages.

Adding to the old-fashioned fun are the annual pie and watermelon eating contests, sponsored this year by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The contests are FREE and open to all ages! (Age groups will be 0-12, 13-20, and 21+). They will be staged on the corner of Bay St. and Nopal (across from ICM Restaurant in front of Bay Street Bling) from 11:45am until approximately 1pm. Registration starts on-site at 11am.

New this year is fully-synchronized patriotic music sponsored by Banner Bank. The music will be broadcast on KCST/Coast Radio throughout the Florence area with a live remote in the Old Town area.

The fireworks show will begin at 10pm.

Special thanks to our event sponsors:
City of Florence 
Florence Dental Clinic
Great Western Corporation
Hop Valley Brewing
Lofy Construction
Shorewood Senior Living

Thanks also to our community partners – Port of Siuslaw, American Legion Post 59, Kitchen Klutter, Duman Inc, Florence, and the Florence Saw Shop.

Come early to enjoy Old Town and to stake out your viewing spot. More Independence Day happenings can be found on our events calendar or call the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce for more information at #541-997-3128


July 4, 2018
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Florence Area Chamber
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Old Town Florence
Bay Street
Florence, OR 97439 United States
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