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Independence Day Celebrations in Hurricane and Buffalo

Independence Day is a big day for both Buffalo and Hurricane. Both communities will host their annual Independence Day Parade, followed by an afternoon of festivities and 10 p.m. fireworks.

Line up for the Hurricane parade will be at Bridge Park (near Hurricane Middle). The parade start at 2 p.m. and proceed along Midland Trail to Main Street and terminate at Hurricane First Baptist Church.

Activities will follow at City Park (adjacent to the Hurricane Reservoir). Festivities will open with the National Anthem at 3:45 p.m. There will be a shuttle bus running between Hurricane High School and the Park. The afternoon and evening will feature lots of giveaways with free ice cream, water melon served by members of City Council. There will be cotton candy, Sno Cones, and t-shirt giveaways.

Food trucks will be on hand to provide additional offerings.

The Creek Don’t Rise will be performing from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be inflatables, a water slide, and a petting zoo.

At 5:00 p.m., contestants will have five minutes to eat as many hot dogs as they can in the annual Farley’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Price money is 1st – $500, 2nd – $250, and 3rd – $100. Activities at City Park will cease at 8 p.m.

Hurricane Fireworks viewers have a wide choice of viewing stations as rockets will be launched from Water Tank Hill.

The Buffalo 4th of July gets off to an early start with an 8:00 a.m. 5-K Walk/Run at the Town Hall. The parade will kick off at 1 p.m.

Festivities follow at 2 p.m. with food trucks, vendors, craft booths and raffle. Fun includes a petting zoo, inflatables, and a waterslide.

The singing schedule is: The 3 Amigo’s [2:00 – 2:24], Randy Parsons [3:00 – 3:45], Shawn Denfield [4:00 – 4:45], Weekend Warriors [5:00 – 6:45], and Rim Shot [7:00 – 10:00].

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