4th of July Celebration

June 30, 2017 – July 5, 2017 all-day
Fairview Park
1055 West Broadway
Centralia, IL 62801
Centralia Tourism : American Legion
618-533-7623 : 618-532-5910

This 5 day celebration features a carnival, games, food vendors, beer garden, cake walk, parade and a fireworks display in the park.  On July 4th, the Veterans Parade is held on Broadway at 10 a.m. and fireworks begin at dark in Fairview Park.

Schedule of Events

June 30th – 5p Carnival Wristband Special $20, Pony rides, Food Vendors, Beer Garden and Cake Walk

July 1st – 5p CarnivalPony rides, Food Vendors, Beer Garden, and Cake Walk

July 2nd – 5p CarnivalWristband Special $20, Pony rides, Food Vendors, Beer Garden, and Cake Walk

July 3rd – 5p CarnivalPony rides, Food Vendors, Beer Garden, and Cake Walk

July 4th – 10a 4th of July Veterans Parade (on Broadway RR Tracks to Fairview Park)
10a Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show (Registration 10a – 1p )
3p-11p Carnival Early Bird BOGO Special (3p-5p only) 2 kids for the price of one ride!, Pony Rides, Food Vendors, Beer Garden, and Cake Walk
10p or at dark Fireworks Display

Parade Lineup 2017

1. Centralia Police
2. Wamac Police Dept.
3. Clinton County Sheriff Dept.
4. Centralia ESDA
5. Marion Co. ESDA
6. Honor Guards- Scott Air Force Base Joint Color Guard
7. Centralia Elks Lodge #493- “The American Flag”
8. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2055 & Ladies Auxiliary
9. American Legion Post 466
10. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 176
11. Cub Scout Pack #446
12. Military Mama Network
13. AMVETS Post4
13-A. VFW Post 9233 Mt. Vernon
14. DAV Egyptian Gateway Chapter #76
15. Illinois Dept. of Veterans Affairs
16. Float- Greater Centralia Area Veterans Affairs Committee
17. Illinois Patriot Guard Riders
18. Grand Marshal- Honorable Mr. William “Bill Murray and Mr. Wayne Sensel” Driven by Monken Chevrolet of Centralia
19. Centralia Fire Dept.
20. Odin Fire Protection Dist.
20-A. Patoka Fire Protection Dist.
21. City of Centralia- Mayor Ashby and City Council
22. Float- Boy Scouts Troop 260- “Stars and Stripes”
22.-A. Float- Cub Scouts Pack 260- “Scouting Tradition”
23. Float- City of Wamac- “Lil Toot Train, Lil American Pride”
24. Miss Marion County Queen 2016- Miss Julie Boeker
25. Prairie State Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution-“God, Home & Country”
26. Kaskaskia College Veterans Tribute
27. Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home- “Honoring Our Veterans”
28. Float-Marion County Democratic Central Committee- “God Bless America”
29. Float- Lee and Watkins Family- “All American 4th of July”
30. Float- Great Clips of Centralia-” Great Clips Supports our Veterans”
31. Marion County Republican Central Committee- “Supporting our Veterans”
32. Southern Illinois Elite Tumble and Cheer- “We’re Stars and We’re Beautiful”
33. Public Participants