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Old Fashioned July 4th Festival in Drake Park

Wednesday, July 04 11:00AM - 4:00PM
venue: Drake Park, 777 NW Riverside Blvd, Bend, OR 97701

Enjoy the holiday with your friends and family at the Bend Park & Recreation District’s Old Fashioned July 4th Festival. It’s a day filled with old-fashioned fun & games, food and festivities – you won’t want to miss out! Learn more about the Festival, Vendor information and the Pet Parade.

Make a day of it: Begin at 8:00 am in Drake Park with the annual Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast then cruise to downtown Bend by 9:00 am with your dog, llama, wagon, bicycle or stuffed animal for the popular Bend Park & Recreation District Pet Parade, brought to you by Bend Pend Express. The parade kicks off at 10:00 am sharp and circles through downtown for 1.5 miles.

After the Pet Parade, head back to Drake Park between 11:00 am – 4:00 pm to enjoy the Festival with live music, local artisans and delicious food. Don’t forget to cruise through the expanded Kids & Family Area brought to you by the Law Offices of Warren John West where kids of all ages will be entertained with FREE old fashioned fun and games.

July 4th Activities & Schedule:

Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Presented by the Sunrise Lions Club

Live Music, Entertainment & Pie-eating contests!
11:00 am – 4:00 pm on Pavilion Stage
Sponsored by Bend Pet Express & Presented by Northwest Community Credit Union

  • 11:00 am — National Anthem
  • 11:30 am — Music
  • 1:15 pm — Pie Eating Contest
  • 2:00 pm —  Music

Sign up for the Annual Pie Eating Contest at the Festival beginning at 11 am. Space is limited. Contest at 1:15 pm.

Old Fashioned Games: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Bend

3-Legged Race, Gunny Sack Race, Parachute Play, Hula Hoop Contest, Ball Relays, Water Balloon Toss, Sponge Relay, Watermelon Eating Contest

Kids & Family Fun Area: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sponsored by the Law Offices of Warren John West

  • It’s all fun and games with the following:
  • The Fish Fling – presented by Hydro Flask
  • Flush-a-Duck – presented by Brown & Brown Northwest Insurance
  • Helicopter Landing at 11:30 am in Harmon Park – presented by AirLink
  • The Bend Fire Department
  • Deschutes National Forest
  • Central Oregon Prospectors Association
  • Christian Family Adoption
  • Tula Movement Arts
  • The Humane Society of Central Oregon
  • Wildheart Nature School

If you would like to be a sponsor, contact:

Amanda Jamison
Outreach & Events Coordinator
Add to Calendar Wednesday, July 04 11:00AM Wednesday, July 04 4:00PM UTC Old Fashioned July 4th Festival in Drake Park

Enjoy the holiday with your friends and family at the Bend Park & Recreation District’s Old Fashioned July 4th Festival. It’s a day filled with old-fashioned fun & games, food and festivities – you won’t want to miss out! Learn more about the Festival, Vendor information and the Pet Parade.

Make a day of it: Begin at 8:00 am in Drake Park with the annual Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast then cruise to downtown Bend by 9:00 am with your dog, llama, wagon, bicycle or stuffed animal for the popular Bend Park & Recreation District Pet Parade, brought to you by Bend Pend Express. The parade kicks off at 10:00 am sharp and circles through downtown for 1.5 miles.

After the Pet Parade, head back to Drake Park between 11:00 am – 4:00 pm to enjoy the Festival with live music, local artisans and delicious food. Don’t forget to cruise through the expanded Kids & Family Area brought to you by the Law Offices of Warren John West where kids of all ages will be entertained with FREE old fashioned fun and games.

July 4th Activities & Schedule:

Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Presented by the Sunrise Lions Club

Live Music, Entertainment & Pie-eating contests!
11:00 am – 4:00 pm on Pavilion Stage
Sponsored by Bend Pet Express & Presented by Northwest Community Credit Union

  • 11:00 am — National Anthem
  • 11:30 am — Music
  • 1:15 pm — Pie Eating Contest
  • 2:00 pm —  Music

Sign up for the Annual Pie Eating Contest at the Festival beginning at 11 am. Space is limited. Contest at 1:15 pm.

Old Fashioned Games: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Bend

3-Legged Race, Gunny Sack Race, Parachute Play, Hula Hoop Contest, Ball Relays, Water Balloon Toss, Sponge Relay, Watermelon Eating Contest

Kids & Family Fun Area: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sponsored by the Law Offices of Warren John West

  • It’s all fun and games with the following:
  • The Fish Fling – presented by Hydro Flask
  • Flush-a-Duck – presented by Brown & Brown Northwest Insurance
  • Helicopter Landing at 11:30 am in Harmon Park – presented by AirLink
  • The Bend Fire Department
  • Deschutes National Forest
  • Central Oregon Prospectors Association
  • Christian Family Adoption
  • Tula Movement Arts
  • The Humane Society of Central Oregon
  • Wildheart Nature School

If you would like to be a sponsor, contact:

Amanda Jamison
Outreach & Events Coordinator
Drake Park, 777 NW Riverside Blvd, Bend, OR 97701