Fourth of July Events 2020


Our Mission: To promote and meet the needs of business and industry in the Colon area and to help create the best possible community in which to live, work and do business.

Parade Information

Check for the Parade Starts at 9:00am
Float & Judging will take place 9:30am-10:15am
Parade starts at 11:00 am

NEW THIS YEAR: Grand Marshall — Jeff Porter, Meteorologists from WWMT Channel 3 (stop in and meet Jeff at the Chamber tent after the Parade).

About Grand Marshall 2019 Jeff Porter

Citizen of the Year:

Julie Censke & Rick Fisher

King & Queen Crowned — 10:45am Downtown

Court: Katelyn Leitch, Seth Taylor, Tiffany Wagner, Bryce Frame, Paige Smith, Ryan Bower, Madison Wooden (Haidl), Aaron Tyler

Midway (N. Blackstone Ave.) 9:00am-5:00pm

Midway Food:

Colon Grange — BBQ chicken Dinner
New Life Assembly of God — hot dogs, brats, nachos, chips & drinks
Cotton Candy — open till Fireworks
Sparkler Wagon Rabbit Ears — open till Fireworks
Bens Pretzels — open till Fire works
Down Town — American Legion — OX Roasts
More food options: Curly’s — 11:00am-9:00pm
5-Star Pizza — Noon-10:0pm
M&M Grill — 6am-2pm
Dawn’s — 5:00am-1:00Pm

Entertainment & Events on the Midway:

Shakin Hammers String Band — after the Parade to 4:00pm
Southern Edge — 2pm- till dusk
Face Painting — starts at 10:00am
ABH Bounce Houses $1.00 per ticket or All Day Bounce $10.00
Colon High School Sports Teams will be set up with various games and
Museum Quit Raffle – $1.00 per ticket or 6-$5.00
Chamber Table — T-shirt Sales $10.00
Gift Rocks — turn in Rock for gift
Magic Show at 1:00pm Abbott’s cost $5.00

Special Event:

Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary from 12pm-3pm

Will bring alligators, tortoise & more you will be able ask questions, touch and take your picture with. Second Annual

Prize Rocks

We will be hiding rocks along the Parade route and the Midway from 9:00am-4:00pm along with other non-prize rocks.

When you find a prize rock you need to take a “selfie” with the Rock and post to “Magic Rocks Of Colon” FB Page — Bring the Prize Rock and the Selfie to the Chamber Table for the Prize on the Rock. 

If the prize rock is not found on the 4th, we will return the Prizes to the Businesses on the Prize Rocks and you can Post your “Selfie with the prize rock” and take the Prize Rock to that business to receive the Prize

**Only 1 prize rock per person**

We also have the flares around the lake at 10:00pm July 3rd (Colon Lions Club)

July 6th the 13th Annual Palmer Lake Floatilla

Visit the Floatilla Facebook page

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