Independence Day happenings 2014

Here's what's planned for Independence Day celebrations around eastern Idaho and western Wyoming. If you know of an event that is not included or is listed here incorrectly, please let us know at, and we'll add it to the list. If you are viewing this on a desktop or laptop computer, you may have to follow the "next" link below to see your local events.

Friday, July 4


  • Rotary breakfast, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., City Park.
  • Parade, 10 a.m., Main Street.
  • Flag ceremony, entertainment, car show, 11 a.m.
  • Henry's Fork Farmer's Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. , 204 Main Street
  • Fireworks, North Fremont High School, 10 p.m.


  • Live music, 7 to 10 p.m., Jensen's Grove, with flag ceremony and fireworks at dusk.


  • Parade, noon, Main Street.
  • Free Picnic in the Park, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., City Park.
  • Fireworks, 10 p.m.



  • Flag-raising ceremony and breakfast, 8 a.m., City Park.

Island Park

  • Fireworks, at dark, Lakeside Lodge.

Idaho Falls

  • 9th Annual FireKracker 5K, 7 a.m., northeast corner of Tautphaus Park.
  • Independence Day Parade, 9 a.m. Parade will proceed west on Fourth from Holmes, turn south on Boulevard and end at Tautphaus Park.
  • Liberty Festival on the Falls, noon to 10 p.m., Idaho Falls Greenbelt.
  • Melaleuca Freedom Celebration, 10 p.m., Idaho Falls Greenbelt.

Jackson, Wyo.

  • Jackson Hole Jaycees Pancake Breakfast, 7 to 10:30 a.m., Center Street.
  • Howdy Pardners Fourth of July Parade, 10:30 a.m. The parade begins on Snow King Avenue from the Rodeo Grounds to Glenwood, continues on Broadway and ends on Willow Street.
  • Rodeo, 8 p.m., Teton County Fairgrounds.
  • Fireworks, 10 p.m., base of Snow King Mountain.



  • Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., City Park.
  • Entertainment, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., City Park.
  • Parade, 2 p.m., Main Street.
  • Fireworks, dusk, City Park.


  • Biggest Show in Idaho, Bannock County Fairgrounds. Fireworks at 10 p.m.
  • Greenway Grind in Living Colour, 8 a.m., Raymond Park.


  • Lions Club Breakfast, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., City Park


  • Liberty Run, Nature Park. Check-in at 6:30 a.m. Race starts at 8 a.m.
  • Kiwanis Club Breakfast, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., corner of Main and Center.
  • Main Street Mile Run, 8:30 to 10 :30 a.m. Sign up in front of courthouse at 8:30.
  • Flag-raising ceremony, 9:30 to 10 a.m., Veteran's Memorial in Smith Park.
  • Independence Day in Porter Park, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Parade, 10 a.m., Main Street.
  • Rodeo, 7 to 10 p.m., Madison County Fairgrounds.


  • Salmon River Days Parade, 11 a.m., Main Street.
  • Fireworks, dusk.

Soda Springs


  • Fourth of July Parade, 5:30 p.m., Stanley City Center. Fireworks begin at dark at Pioneer Park.

Swan Valley

  • 2014 Bulls and Bombs, Swan Valley Rodeo Grounds. Mini-bull riding at 11 a.m. Fireworks at dark.


  • VFW flag-raising ceremony, program and breakfast, 7 a.m., Mud Lake Fairgrounds. Cost of breakfast is by donation sponsored by the Mud Lake Historical Society & Museum.

Teton Village, Wyo.

  • Fireworks, 10 p.m., base of the Tetons.


  • Fourth of July Fireman's Breakfast, Ucon Park, 7 to 10 a.m. Cost is $5 per person or $20 per family.


  • Parade, 10:30 a.m., Main Street.
  • 2nd Annual Candlestick Glow & Block Party, 7 to 10 p.m., downtown Victor.

Saturday, July 5


Island Park




Soda Springs

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