If 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.