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4th of July Celebration in Avalon Park Wesley Chapel

4th of July Flyers FB cover


Start your summer off with a bang at the 10th Annual Avalon Park Fourth of July Festival Monday, July 4th, 5-9 pm.  This annual patriotic community festival celebrating our country will feature a bounce park, community performances, a baking contest, bike parade and fireworks at 9 p.m.

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The evening will begin with a performance at the event’s stage by the Thomas E. Weightman Middle School Marching Band at 5:30 pm, followed by singing performances from the Wesley Chapel Theater Group.







Want to showcase your baking skills?  Join this year’s Apple Pie Bake-Off by bringing your homemade apple pie to 5060 River Glen Blvd, between 5 and 6 pm on July the 4th. Participants are encouraged to pre-register online here. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places and announced at 8 pm at the Event Stage during the 4th of July festival.







Bring your family and friends together to decorate a patriotic bike, stroller or wagon to the bike parade starting at 6 pm! Parade line up will begin at 5:45 pm at the River Glen Amenity Center playground. Participants will show off their creation around River Glen Blvd and winners will be announced at the end of the night. Participants are encouraged to sign up here ahead of time.






The community is also encouraged to decorate their porches to show off their patriotism. Nominations are due by July 1st at 5 pm and you must be nominated to be considered (self-nominations are accepted). The winner will be announced during the July 4th celebration and will receive a prize. You can sign up here, send your nomination to or call 813-783-1515. 






As always there are opportunities for the community participate with a community performance by filling out the online performance request, set up a vendor booth or even showcase their business with a sponsorship.

Thank you to the sponsors that make this event possible:

FLWESCHE primary





For more information on this annual event and other Avalon Park Events visit or call 813-783-1515.




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Whether you are enjoying one of the large quarterly festivals or relaxing in the park at one of the monthly movies, the community is full of life and a variety of family-friendly activities.

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