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Albany Residents Invited to 4th of July 'Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration' at Memorial Park

The free fourth of July event is scheduled for 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Albany Lion's Pancake Breakfast in the Veterans Memorial Building will be held between 8 a.m and 11 a.m.

Photo provided by City of Albany.
Photo provided by City of Albany.
Information from the City of Albany:

The City of Albany Recreation & Community Services Department invites you to attend the 4th of July Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration in Memorial Park. By "Green", we mean our goal is to have a zero-waste event, using compostable plates & utensils and by recycling cans & paper goods, etc. 

Stop by the Albany Lion's Pancake Breakfast in the Veterans Memorial Building. They will be serving up breakfast from 8:00-11:00 am. 

The 4th of July event begins at 12:00 am and will end at 4:00 pm. The event will feature food from local food trucks and fun for the whole family! 

Local Food Trucks featured at the event: Fist of Flour, Boffo Cart, Paul Sweets, Whipout & more 

Live Music by: Bangers & Grass (12-1 pm
Albany Lions Watermelon Eating Contest (1:10-1:35 pm

Beard & Mustache Contest: Start growing that mustache or beard (or make one at home!). Prizes given for the natural and unnatural! (1:40-1:55 pm) 

Albany Chamber of Commerce FREE Ice Cream (1:55 pm

4th Annual Diaper Derby: 2 pm (Register at Derby table by 1:30) 
Who's got the fastest baby in town? Our first Diaper Derby last year was a huge success! Divisions: Crawlers: 6-10 months (10 feet), Crawlers: 11+ months (15 feet), Tippy Toe Toddlers: 11-24 months, Tippy Toe Toddlers: 24-30 months. Register at the Diaper Derby table. 

East Bay Vivarium Reptile Show Not to be missed! (2:30-3:10 pm

4th of July Pet Show: Got a favorite pet you wanna show off? Bring it down to the famous 4th of July Pet Show. Prizes for Best Trick, Smallest Pet, Biggest Pet, Look Alike (owner & pet), Ugliest, Cutest and Most Patriotic. (3:10-3:35 pm) 

New: APAL Car Show: 12-3 
Got a jewel of a car to show off? Register for the 4th of July Car Show by filling out the online application by June 10. (APAL Car Show Application) You can also visit the APAL website or contact Peggy by calling 526-7855. 

Family Games: 3:30-4 pm 
Make sure you are ready for the Family Games-3-legged races, egg toss, sack races, hippity hop races...fun for the whole family! 

Kids can purchase a Fun Band for $5 that gets them unlimited use of the: 
  • Zip Line 
  • Pony Rides 
  • Mega Rock Wall 
  • Petty Zoo 
  • Jump Houses 
  • Game Tent (Ping Pong, Air Hockey, Foosball) 
  • Dunk Tank 
  • Bull Ride 
  • Human Hamster Balls 
  • Facepainting 

Memorial Park is located at 1325 Portland Avenue in Albany.


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