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Independence Day Celebration Events


Presented by The Chagrin Falls Historical Society and Safe Routes Chagrin
All events will be centered at the Triangle Park

BIKE PARADE


8:30 am Registration for the 4th of July Bike Parade

Participants congregate on North Franklin Street

Route is North Franklin to West Washington to Water to Center to Walnut to West Washington and back to the starting line on North Franklin. It goes fast, so don’t be late!
Free bike decorating at Mountain Road Cycles (100 Industrial Parkway, off E Washington, behind Hunans) July 3rd from 4-6 pm. 

9:00 am Sharp Bike Parade Begins

9:00 Registration for PET PARADE
9:30 Pet Parade Begins on sidewalk around Triangle Park

Jaycees Refreshment Stand: next to the stairway to the Falls (entrance to the parking lot behind the stores will be blocked off) 

Sponsored by Safe Routes Chagrin, Mountain Road Cycles, Pet People and the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce

4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

9:30 – 10:00 Crooked River Fife and Drum Band

Welcome:  John Bourisseau, Chagrin Falls Historical Society
Presentation of the Colors:  Will Burr, Will Holle, Patrick Sheehan Boy Scout Troop 241
Pledge of Allegiance:  Susie Truax, Chaplain, DAR
National Anthem:  Jo Royer
Firing of the Cannon:  Jim Brosius
Invocation:  Rev. Mark Simone
Remarks:  William Tomko, Mayor of Chagrin Falls
Declaration of Independence:  Patrick J. Sheehan, Boy Scout Troop 241
The American Creed:  Ohio Supreme Court Justice William J. O’Neil
God Bless America:  Jo Royer
Benediction:  Rev. Mark Simone
Closing Remarks:  Introduction of the Veterans and group photo
Girl Scout Troops 674 and 1366:  Lily Power, Scarlett Pawar, Lauren Sutliff

Acknowledgments to Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce, Chagrin Falls Police Department, Tod White, Audio, Frank Lanza and Highway Garage

11:40 Refreshment Stands Open — Jaycees and The Popcorn Shop
12:00 Car Show in Memory of Terry Taggart Around the Park
12:00 Concert on the Triangle: The Fevered Dreams Band, Mark Simone’s Band and Kalaika
2:00 Happy Fourth to All!

In case of rain the ceremony and concert will be held in Township Hall
Sponsors: Safe Routes Chagrin, Pet People, Antique Automobile Club of America, Aris Rentals