4th of July Blast 5K Run/Walk

Event Details

Burn some calories before heading to your afternoon barbecue! Join Valpo Parks for the 4th of July Blast 5K Run/Walk on Monday, July 4th at 7:30 a.m. The course is mostly flat and will travel on roadways and Valparaiso pathways. Event is for all ages and abilities. Bring your family and friends and start your 4th of July off with a bang! Register by June 12th to guarantee your shirt size. Chip timing by T&H Timing. Age group awards ceremony following the race. Come out and show your Independence Day Spirit while being healthy and fun. Sponsored by Urschel Laboratories, Inc. & Currie Motors Ford of Valpo.
  • Day: July 4, 2016
  • Time: 7:30 a.m. 
  • Location: 
  • Fees: Until 5/20: $20 12 & Under / $25 13 & above. 5/21-6/24: $25/$30. 6/25-7/3: $30/$35. Race day: $35/$40. Register by 6/12 to guarantee shirt size. No shirt option save $5. 
  • Registration: www.runsignup.com

2016 Results:
2016 Overall Results
2016 Age Group Results

Fourth of July Blast

Join us for Valparaiso's official 4th of July celebration - one of the best entertainment and firework events in the area.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for watching the fireworks!

  • Date: July 4, 2016 weather permitted (rain date July 5th)
  • Location: Thomas Jefferson Middle School
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. 
  • Reading of the Declaration of Independence by community members
  • Live Music - Dick Diamond and the Dusters - fun for everyone! 
  • Food and beverage vendors
  • 9:15 p.m. Fireworks (time is estimated)