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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Andover 4th of July schedule

We are excited to announce our 56th Annual Andover 4th of July Celebrations!  Our theme this year is “Hero’s Welcome” in honor of our Vietnam Veterans.  Festivities will begin on Sunday July 3rd at the Andover Central school grounds at 2 p.m.  This year’s carnival will be hosted by “Top Amusement” featuring an all new Lazer Maze, as well as additional rides and games.  There will also be a variety of different food vendors, concession booths, arts and crafts, air brush tattooists and perfectly posh.  At 5 p.m. there will be a Musical Performance by The Brown Thrashers (former members of Jack Diesel).

On Monday the 4th, the events will fire off with the Grande Parade beginning at 10 a.m. on Main Street in Andover, followed by an awards ceremony at the Main stage on the school grounds.  Carnival and vendors open following the parade.    At 11 a.m. The Andover Rod & Gun Club will be selling chicken BBQ’s at the Main Street Fire Hall.  There will be mechanical Bull-riding at the grounds on the 4th.  At 3 p.m. there will be a musical performance by “Off the Wagon”.  “Witch Hazel” will be the featured close out band…performing from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m..  Our newly revamped Grande Firework Display will begin at Dusk.  

The Andover Fourth of July Committee would like to express great appreciation for all the donations from local companies, businesses and organizations that help make this event such a huge success year after year.

Rain date for the Fireworks is scheduled for Tuesday July 5th at Dusk.

Please direct questions in regards to the schedule or parade to andoverfourthofjuly@gmail.com.