Come raise the flag, eat a hearty breakfast and watch the Dixie Celebration Parade at the Veteran’s Memorial Park located at 100 East Telegraph Street on Monday, July 24, 2017. The flag raising ceremony begins at 7:00am, with breakfast following at 7:30am. Breakfast is hosted by the Washington City Lion’s Club. The cost is $5 per person or $20 per family, up to 5 individuals.
The Dixie Celebration Parade starts at 9:00am. The parade route begins at 300 North 300 East, then south to Telegraph Street, then west to 100 West, and then north to 100 North.
There will be activities from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Veteran’s Memorial Park and at the Willard O. Nisson Park, located at 300 West Telegraph Street. Activities include wagon rides between the two parks, foot races for all ages, live entertainment and food of all kinds. There will to several games including ring toss, fish pond, football throw, stick pull, fast pitch, basketball free throwing, paint ball gun shooting, and a dunk tank. Other activities include face painting, panning for gold, and cake walk. There will be a small cost for some of the games. There will be ongoing entertainment at the Veteran’s Park Gazebo throughout the day.
The 24th of July celebration culminates with a fireworks show at 9:30pm near the Community Center located at 200 North 300 East.