4th of July Festivities Around Oxford

4th flyerIf you decide to take a break from the backyard grill this coming weekend, Oxford has a lot of activities to keep you busy. Check out the below calendar supplied by the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce.

Schedule of Events
Thursday, July 3rd

  • 7-10 p.m. Firecracker Bash, presented by Leap Frog
    • Venue: The Lyric
    • Entertainment: Bouffants
    • Casual Dress
    • Silent Auction & Door Prizes
    • Mr. and Mrs. America Contest
    • Ticket prices: $25
    • For ticket information contact Teresa Adams, Director, leapfrogdirector@gmail.com, 662-801-7978

Friday, July 4th

  • 7:30 a.m.: “Stars & Stripes on the Square” 5K Classic to benefit the Oxford Lafayette Humane Society Join our facebook page!
  • 8:30 a.m.: Fun Run
  • 9:30 a.m.: LOU 4th of July Children’s Parade on the Square, lineup begins at 9 a.m. by Something Southern.  Click here for a Parade application.
  • 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: PMQ Pizza Magazine’s Slice of Americana Pizza Competition **new this year** (at the Powerhouse)  Click here for more information.
  • 4 p.m.- Nightfall: Activities in the Grove at Ole Miss
    • Activities include: Children’s Area, Music, Petting Zoo, Pony rides, Train Rides, Bounceys, Face Painting, Balloons.  Refreshments will be available.  Click here for a Vendor application. Deadline is Friday, June 27th.
  • 6 p.m.: Independence Day Ceremony in the Grove honoring our local service men and women
  • 6:30 p.m.-Nightfall: Grove fun continues with regional live music
  • 9 p.m. (Nightfall): Fireworks Presentation over Oxford-University Stadium-Swayze Field.  Premium Stadium Seats Available for $2 each, no coolers please.  Gates to stadium open at 7:30 p.m.  Refreshments will be available.

The LOU 4th of July Committee is presented by the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce.


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