Skip to main content
4th of July Festival

Old Fashioned July 4th Festival

Sponsored by Bendbroadband and Bryant, Lovlein & Jarvis, Attorneys at Law

Held in beautiful Drake Park on Mirror Pond
Friday, July 4th: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
As much of a tradition as July 4th itself!

Download the Old Fashioned July 4th Festival Flyer (pdf)

The 2014 Old Fashioned July 4th Festival provides a full day of fun in Drake Park. After the Pet Parade in downtown, head down to the park to enjoy festivities from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. From live music to homemade arts and crafts, from old-fashioned games to foods galore, there are plenty of activities for all to enjoy.

Bring your kids to the fun-filled variety of the Old-Fashioned Gamesponsored by Bend Kiwanis and Alpine Physical Therapy. Located by the footbridge, the free games include such classics as the three-legged race, sack race and watermelon eating contest.

4th of July sack race

Children of all ages enjoy the Kids & Family Fun Area sponsored by the Law Offices of Warren John West. Free activities include the popular the Flush-a-Duck or Flying Fish Fling games as well as many booths or activities offered by various community agencies. And don't miss your chance to join with Smokey Bear as he celebrates his 70th birthday.

At the Main Stage area, music is hosted by Sabrina Sloan from 99/7 The Bull and will include a variety of local favorites including Lakoda, !Chiringa! and the Junk Yard Lords. Visitors will also entertained by instructors and students of Bend Parks & Rec’s Zumba and Zumbatomic Fit Kids classes.

4th-flower-booth-300px.jpgMore than 130 artisans, crafters, community agencies and food vendors are excited to show you their wares or serve you. Festival goers will also be treated by a visit from Air Link medical helicopter at Harmon Park.

July 4th Activities & Schedule:
Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Presented by the Sunrise Lions Club

Live Music & Entertainment
11:00 am – 4:00 pm on Pavillion Stage

Hosted by Sabrina Sloan of  New Country 99/7 The Bull

4th-watermelon-300px.jpgOld Fashioned Games: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Bend Kiwanis Club and Alpine Physical Therapy

Gunny Sack Races ~ Water Balloon Toss ~ Three Legged Race ~ Hula Hoop Contest ~ Watermelon Eating Contest

Kids & Family Fun Area: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sponsored by the Law Offices of Warren John West

•    Bean Bag Toss - Pepsi-Cola of Bend
•    Bend Fire Department  - Fire Education
•    Carnival Games – Epikos Church
•    Flush A Duck Races - Oregon School Employees Assn. & Bend Parks and Recreation
•    Flying Fish Fling - Bend Park & Recreation District
•    Helicopter landings - Harmon Park - Air Link Medical Helicopter
•    Obstacle course and Bean Bag Toss  – Neighbor Impact
•    Pin the Tail on the Boo Boo - American Red Cross
•    Rubber Ducky Dip - Law Offices of Warren John West
•    Smokey Bear Camp Fire Fun - Deschutes National Forest
•    Tattoos - Humane Society of Central Oregon