Freedom Fest

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Join us for some down-home fun
Celebrating the 4th of July!

Theme:  United We Stand


Freedom Parade

THEME: United We Stand


ABT = "Anything But a Trailer" Parade.  Get creative with your Bikes, Golf Carts, Motorized Coolers!  Whatever!  Enter your Family, Organization, Business, or Yourself!  Fun for Everyone!

LINE-UP: 10 AM behind Montgomery Elementary School on Clepper Street (Parking available on Clepper St. just opposite of Fernland Park.)

Parade begins at 11am through Historic Downtown.

**Please do not park to watch parade in the Buffalo Springs neighborhood.  That is reserved for residents and their guests only.  Thank you for respecting private property.


Parade ApplicationDownload Now Parade RouteDownload Now

Crafters Market

Arts & Crafts Vendors

Homegrown food, homemade crafts and fun fabulous vendors at the Old Community Center Bldg.

Located in Historic Downtown.


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Baking Contest

Entries accepted at Old Community Center 8 -10am
Judging 10 - 11am
Open to public for sampling after parade approx. 12:30pm
Awards announced from Main Stage at 3:00pm

$5 - for 1 voting ballot, a plate and fork and all the sampling you can stand! 


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Freedom Fest Kids Zone

FREE and open to the public 9am - 4pm
Old-Fashioned sack races, watermelon seed spitting, Tug-of-war and much more!
Fun bouncy houses too!

Do not leave your children unsupervised. 

BBQ Cook-Off

Teams will enter Brisket, Chicken and Pork Spare Ribs! This year we've added an Open category as well.

People's Choice award will be selected as guests sample all the BBQ!
Sampling starts after the parade at approx 12:30pm

$5 - for 1 voting ballot, a plate and fork and all the sampling you can stand! 

Winners will be announced at the Main Stage at 3:00pm.

Cash Prizes and bragging rights!

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Parking in the Montgomery Historic District is limited. Follow the signs to find parking on Clepper Street just opposite of Fernland Historical Park!  While you're over there check out the Park with your family!


Please enter parade line-up area from CB Stewart Dr near Ransom's.  Clepper Street will be closed to thru traffic once the parade line-up begins.

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