Fun times ahead … check out the activities from last year! Nichols Park, July 3rd and 4th!

Flea market and craft vendors will be open dusk until dawn on the 4th!

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One more week.....Too Chic Boutique will offer Reusable Water Balloons.

Kids Fishing Tournament Forms are now available!

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If you're hungry for pizza and want to run in the 4th of July Blast 5K, stop by Green in Jacksonville on July 3! Sign up that day for the race or if you are already registered, you can pick up your race packet. Pizza provided by The Irish Toad.

Times for pick up and registration are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.

The race will take place on July 4th at 8 a.m.


Feel free to register early at the following link!…

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From 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. the Kid Zone will have a watermelon eating contest, sack races, spoon & egg race, and an egg toss.

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The Nichols Park Pool will be open from 12:30 to 8:00 p.m.

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Horseshoes & Hand Grenades is a high-energy old-time folk band which will be playing at the Pavilion Main stage from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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Bingo Blast will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the air conditioned Nichols Park Pavilion.

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From 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. the Pavilion Main Stage will have Troy Roark Magic. Troy's show is full of juggling, magic, and lots of humor.

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For all the bakers out there! Make sure you bake your most famous cake or pie for the Sunrise Rotary Cake & Pie Contest. Contest is at 11:30 a.m. Following the contest the cakes & pies will be auctioned off at noon. Located at the Pavilion Veranda. The only rule is NO CREAM PIES!

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Form available for Wjvo/Wjil Babies To Bonnets Contest! Theme is "Take Me Out To The Ball Game"

If you love running or just want some exercise come out to Nichols Park at 6:45 a.m. to register for the 4th of July Blast 5k Run and the Fun Run. The 5k starts at 8:00 a.m. with the Fun Run following the 5k.

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Get those adorable babies out to the Pavilion Main Stage for the Wjvo/Wjil Bottoms and Bonnets Baby Contest. Registration is at 11:15 a.m. and the contest will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m

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The Flea Market Vendors will arrive and set up between 6:00 and 7:30 a.m. They will be open for business at starting at 8:00 a.m. until dusk.

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If you remember Fun DMC from last year and liked them, then you are in luck! They will be playing at the Pavilion Main Stage from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.

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Who thinks they have the most patriotic pet, the best Chihuahua or the fastest wiener dog? If you think you do, come out to the Memorial Area for the Patriotic Pet Contest at 12:00 p.m., the Chihuahua Only Pet Contest at 12:30p p.m., and the Wild, Wild Wiener Dog Race at 1:30 p.m. Registration fro the Patriotic Pet and Chihuahuas will start at 11:30 a.m. Registration for the Wiener Dog Race will take place at 1:00 p.m.

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Nolan's Petting Zoo & Exotic Animals along with Kretzer's Pony Pals will be in the Memorial Area from 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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