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2022 Independence Day celebration events

Below are the 2022 Independence Day events going on in eastern Idaho and western Wyoming. Although the list is long, it is not complete. If you have information on an event that is not listed, share it with us at https://www.localnews8.com/share, and we will update this page as soon as possible.

RIGBY

FRIDAY, JULY 1

  • Idaho Renaissance Farie: Rigby at 11 a.m. at Krupp Scout Hollow Boy Scouts Camp - "Take a break from the technological woes of modern society and transport yourself to a time of battle-hardened knights, fair maidens, and roving jesters. Founded in 2017, EIRF is a family-friendly faire that abounds with entertainment for all ages, and attendees can peruse the wares of food vendors and period-specific craftspeople. Join us as we celebrate another great year! Join Wand Woman for two weekends in July (1st & 2nd and 8th & 9th) for her latest in Magical Wands & Medieval Weaponry." More HERE.

SATURDAY, JULY 2

  • Independence Day Celebration at Jefferson County Lake - "Water activities, crafts, vendors, food, fireworks. The gates will open @ 9 AM for everyone to come in and get your favorite "spot." The fireworks start around 10 and are synced to KUPI 99." More HERE.

BLACKFOOT

FRIDAY, JULY 1

  • Blackfoot Ranch Rodeo and Indian Relay Races at Eastern Idaho State Fair - "Ranch Rodeo and Indian Relay Races! July 1st and 2nd nightly! Concert to follow the Rodeo on Friday night. Come bring your family and enjoy the traditions of our local area. Pre-show starts at 5:30, performance starts at 6! Get your tickets at www.blackfootranchrodeo.com" You can view a schedule HERE. More HERE.

SATURDAY, JULY 2

  • Celebrate Blackfoot at 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Jensen Grove Park - "Join us at Celebrate Blackfoot, brought to you by the City of Blackfoot and the Greater Blackfoot Area Chamber of Commerce. There will be activities and events for all ages throughout the weekend.As the sun sets, be ready for the sky over Jensen's Grove to come alive as Bingham Healthcare and Idaho Central Credit Union hosts the most incredible firework and drone show in Idaho. To listen to synchronized music to the show, tune in to 96.1 & 102.1 The WOLF. All events are FREE for the entire family. Make sure to join us on Saturday, July 2nd for the Liberty Fireworks Celebration. It's going to be a night you won't forget!" More HERE.
  • Blackfoot Ranch Rodeo and Indian Relay Races at Eastern Idaho State Fair - "Ranch Rodeo and Indian Relay Races! July 1st and 2nd nightly! Concert to follow the Rodeo on Friday night. Come bring your family and enjoy the traditions of our local area. Pre-show starts at 5:30, performance starts at 6! Get your tickets at www.blackfootranchrodeo.com" You can view a schedule HERE. More HERE.

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • 4 of July horseback ride through town at 10 a.m. at 97 Park St, Blackfoot - "Come one come all horse lovers for our 4 of July ride! Don’t forget to bring ole glory" More HERE.

REXBURG

SATURDAY, JULY 2

  • 25th Army Band Performance at 11 a.m. at The Elite Retreat ACCAA - "We are pleased to have the 25th Army Band perform at our center as we celebrate Independence Day.*This is a free event and all ages are welcome!" More HERE.
  • 25th Army Band & The Rexburg Children's Choir at 7:30 p.m. at Rexburg Tabernacle Civic Community Center - "The 25th Army Band is joining the Rexburg Children's Choir on stage for a FREE patriotic concert at the historic Rexburg Tabernacle on July 2.**The city anticipates a full audience for this free concert, so please reserve your seat at rexburgarts.org**The band will present patriotic favorites including Stars and Stripes Forever, God Bless the USA, Armed Forces on Parade, and more!We especially invite veterans and their families to attend this concert, during which the band will pay tribute and acknowledge the service of veterans during the playing of the "Armed Forces on Parade."Prior to the band taking the stage, the Rexburg Children's Choir will present an opening set, including a stirring rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.This is a not-to-be-missed event! The perfect way to usher in this year's Independence Day Celebrations." More HERE.

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • Party in the Park - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. "An event where all kinds of vendors set up in Porter Park including food, commercial, arts & crafts, Mechanical Bull, and train." More HERE.
  • Main Street Mile Race - 9:45 a.m. "Join family, friends and neighbors this July 4th as we run the Main Street Mile. The Main Street Mile is a family fun run which will take place before the Rexburg 4th of July Parade. Runners will receive a Main Street Mile water bottle and a free 4th of July day pass to Rexburg Rapids with every entry. Race starts at 9:45 am @ Main Street & 1st E (Next to Ace Hardware) with the finish line at the round about on 2nd W and 4th S. Cost is $4 for ages 3 and up. Ages 2 and under/those in a stroller are included in their parent’s registration. (Day of registration is $5)." More HERE.
  • 4th of July Parade in Rexburg - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Come celebrate the 4th of July by attending the 2022 93rd Independence Day Parade. This years theme is “2022 Salutes the Red, White, and Blue.”" More HERE.
  • Rexburg 4th of July Fireworks Show 10 p.m. "The City of Rexburg is pleased to announce the return of our annual fireworks celebration! The "Rexburg 4th of July Fireworks Show, Powered by Toyota" will be presented from 3 locations around town so you can enjoy the fireworks right from the comfort of home!" More HERE.

FORT HALL

SUNDAY, JULY 3

  • 2022 Treaty Day Fireworks - "Join us on this Treaty Day 7/3/22 for a fantastic fireworks show! The show will begin at dusk and will be paired with music on KUPI." More HERE.

AMMON

SUNDAY, JULY 3

  • Thousand Lights Fireworks Celebration - 10 p.m. over the city of Ammon - "Tune in to 99 KUPI for accompanying music on Sunday July 3rd at 10:00 pm." More HERE.

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • 4th of July Flag Raising - 7:30 a.m. at McCowin Park flag poles - "The Tradition Continues! Join us on Monday, July 4th at 7:30am for a Flag Raising Ceremony at McCowin Park in Ammon. There will be an Honor Guard presentation of the flag, music, songs, and celebration. All are welcome!" More HERE.

IDAHO FALLS

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • You can view the rules for reserving or staking off areas for Idaho Falls Independence Day celebrations HERE.
  • You can view road closures and public safety information for Idaho Falls Independence Day celebrations HERE.
  • Liberty on Parade - 9 a.m. The parade route will proceed west on 4th Street from Holmes Avenue, turn south on Boulevard and end at the intersection of Rogers Street and South Boulevard. You can see more information HERE.
  • Kids Eat Free at Applebee’s - "Let freedom ring with a free kid’s meal at your local Applebee’s! Applebee’s locations owned and operated by Flynn Restaurant Group will offer a Kids Eat Free special, valid all-day Monday, July 4 for one day only. Participating locations in the ID area: Boise, Coeur d'Alene, Garden City, Idaho Falls, Lewiston, Meridian, Moscow, Nampa, Pocatello, Rexburg, Twin Falls. Dine-in only and must mention offer. Free Kid’s Meal must be accompanied by an adult entrée purchase. Excludes tax and gratuity. Limit one kid, 12-years-old and under, per adult. Must order from the Kid’s Menu only. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Special valid only at Flynn Restaurant Group owned and operated Applebee’s locations."
  • Riverfest - 12 p.m. at Snake River Landing. More HERE.
  • Melaleuca Freedom Celebration fireworks display - 10:03 p.m. at Snake River Landing. More HERE.

POCATELLO

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • Monday, July 4 City of Pocatello offices will close for Independence Day (observed). Pocatello Regional Transit (PRT) buses will not be running July 4. The Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will be operating as normal July 4. Residents who are scheduled for a Monday pickup of garbage, recycling or yard waste should still place their autocarts out as scheduled. The landfill will be closed to the public on July 4.
  • Independence Day Parade - 9:30 a.m. "Independence Day Parade Monday, July 4th 9:30am Pocatello's Annual Independence Day Parade will return to Historic Downtown Pocatello on Monday, July 4th! Hundreds of entries will Celebrate America!" You can view a map HERE. More HERE.
  • Bannock Independence Day - "The annual Bannock County Independence Day Celebration is an exciting, fun-filled, and patriotic party for the whole family. The ground-shaking fireworks display, sponsored by Portneuf Medical Center, begins at 10 p.m. and continues until the pyrotechnic grand finale that is sure to dazzle all who attend. For the first time, the fireworks display will be accompanied by a magical 15-minute drone show, sponsored by Idaho Central Credit Union. This day-long celebration held at the Bannock County Event Center starts with a Beach Party at noon. After cooling off in the water, check out the classic cars at the Bannock County Car Show, enjoy mouthwatering treats from local food trucks, dance to live local music, and more! Free to the public, this event is a beloved tradition for thousands of people from Southeast Idaho. Come enjoy a spectacular show above the Portneuf Valley as we celebrate the birth of American independence!" More HERE.

SODA SPRINGS

SATURDAY, JULY 2

  • Foam in the Park - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at City Park. "The Soda Springs Fire Department will spray foam that is fun for everyone. You may want to bring a swimsuit, towels, lawn chairs etc. Clean water is available to wash off." More HERE.

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • 5K Fun Run/Walk - 6:30 a.m. at Octagon Park. More HERE.
  • Lions Club Breakfast - 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at City Park. More HERE.
  • Kid's Mile - 9:40 a.m. at the Chevron station. More HERE.
  • July 4th Parade - 10 a.m. at Highway 30. More HERE.
  • Spectacular Fireworks - 10 p.m. at Kelly Park. More HERE.

MENAN

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • 7:00am 3 on 3 Basketball - Registration at 6:50 (Dylan (208) 520-4920). More HERE.
  • 7:30am Flag Raising. More HERE.
  • 8:00am 5k - Registration at 7:15 at the city building - $5 fee (Nichole (208) 313-0238). More HERE.
  • 8:00-10:00am Breakfast - $5/person or $20/immediate family 1
  • 10:00am Booths. More HERE.
  • 9am-3pm Car Show - Charitable Donation fee of $20 per vehicle (Dennis Dole (208) 270-1268). More HERE.
  • 11:30am Parade - Registration is required! (Cody (208) 308-6346). More HERE.
  • 1:00pm Kids Races. More HERE.
  • 4:00pm Duck Race. More HERE.
  • DARK Fireworks. More HERE.

ISLAND PARK

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • Lakeside Lodge Firework Show - 10 p.m. "4th of July is a little over a week away! Our Firework show is on! We will be doing our Firework show on Monday July 4th around 10pm! Come early and spend the day playing in the water. If you are wanting to reserve a table on the deck, head to our website and click book now!" More HERE.

VICTOR

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • 7:30 am-9:30am: Flag Ceremony and Breakfast- Victor City Park. The Lone Wolf Wrestling Club (Teton Wrestlers) will be hosting this fundraiser. More HERE.
  • 8:00 am Back Street Mile Run- Race registration will be located at the Kotler Ice Rink parking lot before event. This event is hosted by The Teton High School Track Team. More HERE.
  • 10:30am Parade- (line up on Elm Street at 8:30am). More HERE.
  • 9:00 am-6:00 pm Craft Fair in Victor City Park- This Event will run July 2nd through July 4th. More HERE.
  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm- Valley of the Tetons Library Book Sale in City Park. More HERE.
  • Head on over to Victor City Park after the parade where the Lone Wolf Wrestling Club (Teton Wrestlers) will be selling lunch. Alan Wobbeking- a local vocalist/entertainer will by playing music on the Victor Stage. Please keep in mind that road closures will be in effect starting at 10:15 am. Please use detours and try to arrive early. Once the detour goes into effect, Hwy 33 at 7000 S through Hwy 33 at W 9500 S will be closed to all through traffic until parade is over and main street is cleared out. Aspen Street, and baseline will also be shut down to all through traffic starting at 9:30 am.If you are in the parade, please park in town and walk to your floats. Elm Street is for floats only, no through traffic. More HERE.

LAVA HOT SPRINGS

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • Lava Hot Springs 4th of July Fireworks and Duck Race - 8:00 p.m. in Lava Hot Springs. "Every 4th of July Lava Hot Springs presents a spectacular fireworks show from the top of the mountain above the city. The grand finale includes a fireworks waterfall over the cliff! Watch from anywhere in the downtown Lava area with a view of the North mountain. Sponsored by the Lava Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce & City of Lava Hot Springs." More HERE.

INKOM

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • 4th of July Classy Car Show - 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. " Classy Car ShowJoin us for Inkom's Annual Classy Car Show! Monday, July 4th from 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. at Glen Peck Park.Register online, OR take advantage of drive-up registration starting at 8:00 am the day of the show.Prizes awarded at 11:30 am.No registration fee. Donation only. For more information contact Angie (208)709-3640." More HERE.

MONTPELIER

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • Montpelier 4th of July Celebration - 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. "Celebrate Independence Day with the Chuckwagon Breakfast in the morning and Fireworks at dusk! Fireworks start at approximately 10 pm." More HERE.

SHELLEY

SUNDAY, JULY 3

  • Independence Day Celebration - 12 p.m. at 505 N Park Ave, Shelley. "Join us for church at 10:00 am and stay afterward as we celebrate Independence Day. We'll have a BBQ, games, waterslide, volleyball, and more. Bring a side dish or dessert to share!" More HERE.

MALAD

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • Independence Day Parade - 10 a.m.to 11 a.m. at Malad Area Chamber of Commerce. "Any citizen or business in Malad is welcome enter a float in the Independence Day Parade. This year's theme is "There's No Place Like Home".All participants & floats need to start lining up on 300 West by the old high school at 8:45 am. At 9:00 am sharp the judging will begin. Those floats that win will be moved to the beginning of the parade. There will be a Sweepstakes, County Commissioner's Award and a Mayor's Award for the Commercial Float category. In the Non-Commercial division a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be given. In addition one entry will be given the Judge's Award.The parade route starts on 200 West by the Elementary School. It goes south to 300 North where it heads east to North Main. It then proceeds south on North Main, with a stop at the Veterans Memorial for the National Anthem and Taps. The parade continues west on Bannock before heading east on 200 North and then north on 200 West, back to the Elementary School." More HERE.

JACKSON

SUNDAY, JULY 3

  • Concerts on the Commons - 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Teton Village Association (3395 Cody Ln Teton Village, Wyoming.) "Celebrate Independence Day weekend in Teton Village with free, outdoor music at the base of the Tetons. Concerts on the Commons will kick off for the season with the soul music of Down North beginning at 8:00 pm, followed by the only July 3 fireworks show in the area at 10:00 pm." More HERE.

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • Fourth of July Parade - 10:00 a.m. "Beginning at 10 am, the parade will follow its traditional route. It will start at the Jackson Hole Fairgrounds, proceed down Glenwood Ave, passing near town square on Broadway, where float announcements will be made, then return to the fairgrounds via S. Willow St. Spectators are encouraged to watch anywhere along the route and prepare for road closures in the area between 10 am and 12 pm." More HERE.
  • Concerts on the Commons - 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Teton Village Commons at 3395 Cody Ln Teton Village, Wyoming. "Celebrate Independence Day weekend in Teton Village with free, outdoor music at the base of the Tetons. Music starts up with the Grand Teton Music Festival’s Patriotic Pops audio feed at 6 pm, followed by The Waiting - celebrating the music of Tom Petty at 8 pm. Fireworks will proceed at 10 pm." More HERE.
  • Grand Teton Music Festival: Patriotic Pops: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 265 S. Cache Street in Jackson. "A beloved GTMF tradition, Patriotic Pops pairs fireworks and pops music for an Independence Day to remember! Vocalist Capathia Jenkins returns to perform at this family-friendly event." More HERE.
  • Snow King Mountain Events: Join us on the 4th to celebrate! Check out our 4th of July at the King Schedule of Events:
    • Summer operations open for the day - 10:00am - Join us for some fun on the Cowboy Coaster, Alpine Slide, Treetop Adventure, Zipline, Miniature Golf, and Amaze'N Maze.
    • Catch the Snow King Team in the 4th of July Parade at the Town Square - 10:30am - 11:30am.
    • Have some fun on the King riding the coaster, playing in the Treetop Adventure, or riding North America's Steepest Zipline.
    • Chanman Roots Band play the Panorama House Deck 6:00pm - 8:00pm with drinks and snacks available at the summit of the mountain.  
    • Summer activities close at 8:00pm.  Gondola will remain open until 9:30pm. 
    • Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons play the Gondola Plaza at the base of the mountain 8:00pm - 10:00pm - Drinks and Food Trucks will be available at the base of the gondola. 
    • Last cabin for downloading the gondola from the summit - 9:30pm.  Anyone remaining up top will be hiking down in the dark.  
    • Fireworks @ 10:00pm!

RUPERT

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • 4th of July Parade - 11 a.m. More HERE.
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