On June 30, 2023

Town of Killington to hold annual Fourth of July celebration


Tuesday, July 4—KILLINGTON—Killington Parks and Recreation will host the annual July 4th celebration with festiviities beginning at 9 a.m. 

The Friends of the Library book sale begins the day and it ends with the fireworks show at 9 p.m. There will be family-friendly activities scheduled throughout the day.


9 a.m.: Friends of the Library book Sale at the Sherburne Memorial Library

10 a.m.: 4th of July parade. Residents, visitors, and businesses are all welcome to participate in the parade. Children 12 years or younger can bring their patriotically decorated bike and ride in the parade. Businesses can register a float. Organizations, businesses, and groups can also walk in the parade. Please note that registration is required through KillingtonRec.com by July 2. Judges will be on hand to determine the best float in these categories: Best Use of Theme and Best in Show.

11 a.m.: Johnson Recreation Center opens for public swim. DJ Evan Foley will provide the music for the afternoon.

11:30 a.m. : Killington Town and Killington Fire and Rescue BBQ under the Johnson Recreation Pavilion. Picnic meal includes: burgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers. Those who wish to donate side dishes can arrange dropping off donations at the Killington Resort Hospitality Campus on Weathervane Road by emailing recdirector@killingtontown.com. Donations may also be dropped off the morning of the event.

1:30 p.m.: Kids field games at the soccer field. No registration required. 

3:30 p.m.: Belly flop contest

7 p.m.: Live music by Summit Pond Quartet

9 p.m.: Fireworks show

Volunteers are needed for parade support, food service, set up and break down. Please sign up to volunteer at KillingtonRec.com under the Fourth of July program.

Parking: Due to potential traffic flow issues, parking will be confined to one side of River Road. Carpooling is encouraged.

Rain Date: If inclement weather occurs, please check KillingtonRec.com for more updates.

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