Yorktown, IN—Here’s a rundown on what will be happening in Yorktown during the 4th of July. Carnival rides begin June 30th.
You still have time to sign up for all of the fantastic events going on throughout the day. Please check out the full schedule below. For updates or further information, please visit the Yorktown 4th of July Festival website & Facebook page.
Four For the Fourth: 8am
Don’t miss the 7th annual Four for the Fourth, Yorktown’s premiere race! This year’s race features a 4-mile run/walk and 1-mile Fun Run for the whole family. To register for either event, please check out the NEW Four for the Fourth website.
Canoe Country Canoe Race: 11:30am
- Friday, June 30: 5-10 pm
- Saturday/Sunday, July 1 & 2: 5-10 pm
- Monday, July 3: 5-10 pm
- Tuesday, July 4: 12-10 pm
Cardboard and Duct Tape Boat Races: 2pm
The festival’s most exciting and hilarious event is back for a third year! Participation is FREE. Boats must be made from corrugated cardboard and duct tape only. More information here.
Pie Baking Contest: 5pm
See how your secret pie recipe stacks up against the competition in the 4th of July Pie Baking Contest! Fruit pies only. Contestants must be present by 4:30 pm with judging starting at 5:00. Registration here. Leftover pie pieces will be sold by Reach Yorktown Ministry with proceeds helping benefit the food pantry and kids’ programs.
50/50 Rubber Duck Races: 6:30pm, 7pm
Cheer your duck to the finish line at the 50/50 Rubber Duck Races! The Big Quacker ($100 each) races will be held at 6:30 and 7:00. Winner gets $1000! The Lucky Duck ($3 each) race begins at 7:30. Lucky Ducks not available for pre-purchase.
Grab a seat and watch one of the best fireworks displays around! Please remember that individuals are not permitted to bring their own fireworks into the park.