4th of July 2020

4th of July Blast 5k Run/Walk & Lit'l Firecracker 2k Run

Join Valpo Parks for the annual 4th of July Blast 5K & 2KRun/Walk and burn some calories before heading to your afternoon barbecue! Same great route with the event starting and ending at Foundation Meadows Park, 3210 N. Campbell Street. 

Event Details

  • Register by 6/10 to guarantee shirt size. No shirt option save $5.
  • Chip timing by T&H Timing.
  • Age group awards ceremony following the race.
  • Free parking available at start location, Growing Kids Learning Center, Cooks Corner Elementary and Valparaiso High School.

Packet Pick Up for 5K Race : Friday, July 3rd, 10 am - 7:00 pm at Extra Mile Fitness, 1330 Lincolnway, Valparaiso and 6:00-7:00 am Saturday, July 4th at race tent.

5K Run/Walk

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Lit'l Firecracker 2K

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City of Valpo 4th of July Fireworks

Join us for one of the best entertainment and fireworks shows in the area! Event kicks off at 6:30 pm with live music, food trucks and patriotic events. The fireworks show will start at approximately 9:15 pm. Looking forward to celebrating with the Valparaiso community! 

  • Date: July 4, 2020 (weather permitting)
  • Time: 6:30 pm Fireworks at 9:15 pm (time is estimated)
  • Location: Urschel field, Valparaiso Street and Vale Park Road
  • Parking: Free Event Public Parking: 2564 Valley Drive

Event Sponsor

To become a corporate sponsor of any aforementioned 2020 4th of July events, please contact Lisa Kusbel at lkusbel@valpo.us.