7/4/2013 | Long Branch State Park | Macon, MO
Enjoy activities at the North Shelter prior to the fireworks display. A brief welcome and introduction to the park will occur followed by a sandcastle building contest, three-legged race, water balloon toss and bubble gum blowing contest.
Lastly, kids ages 4 to 7 are invited to participate in a Little Mr. and Miss Long Branch pageant. Participants for the pageant should wear patriotic attire, and be prepared to answer one of two questions: 1.Who is your hero? 2. What is your favorite thing about the Fourth of July? Contestants need to sign up by 6 p.m. in the Long Branch Marina Store on July 4. Contestants should arrive at the North Shelter by 6:45 p.m. Ribbons will be awarded.
Concessions will be available through the Marina Store throughout the event. Click here to read the news release.
Party at the Park is also a great opportunity to log miles as a part of the Governor’s 100 Missouri Miles challenge on one of the park’s three hiking trails.
Event times: 3 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.