The City of Tavares’ 4th of July Parade and Fireworks will be held Monday, July 4th in Tavares, starting with a small-town parade along Main Street. The family-friendly event features live music, community vendors, food trucks, a family fun zone, and other activities from 4:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
After the parade, Tavares will kick off the evening festivities with live music in downtown’s Wooton Park. The main act is a Florida band, Slickwood, that performs country music, along with Bluegrass and rock. The entertainment will end with fireworks over Lake Dora.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 4:45 p.m. Street Party on Main Street begins before the parade 5:00 p.m. Seaplane flyover Main Street 5:00 p.m. Parade begins going east on Main Street from the Courthouse past City Hall to St. Clair and Abrams Avenue 6:00 p.m. Kids’ activities in Tavares Square commence 6:00 p.m. Kids’ dance party with interactive Live DJ in Tavares Square begins 6:00 p.m. Performance by the band “Slickwood” begins on the main stage in Wooton Park 6:30 p.m. Main Street opens to allow traffic to flow normally, will remain until the conclusion of the event. 9:00 p.m. Fireworks
Seating is limited, so attendees are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket. Free parking is available in the parking garage at 200 N. Sinclair Ave. in downtown Tavares.