The La Porte Jaycees are pleased to announce this year’s 4th of July festivities.
-45th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival – Saturday, June 30:
The holiday kicks off with our 45th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival on June 30 from 8am-1pm at the corner of Lincolnway and Monroe Streets in La Porte. The Arts & Crafts Festival is held in conjunction with the La Porte Farmer’s Market. There will be many vendors including food, jewelry, clothing, soaps, books, bags, plants, etc. The La Porte Jaycees limited edition 4th of July t-shirts will be on sale for $20 each at this event.
-Red, Wine, & Brew – Tuesday, July 3:
Red, Wine, and Brew is a partnership between the La Porte Jaycees and Bethany Church and takes place from 4-9pm on Tuesday, July 3. This event is located at the La Porte County Fairgrounds located at 2581 W State Road 2. Attendees will start with a tasting of more than 75 different craft brews and wines from 4-6pm and then enjoy live music by Nashville’s rising stars: McCoy, Walker McGuire, and Parmalee from 4:30-8:30pm. Proceeds from Red, Wine, and Brew benefit La Porte First Responders and the La Porte Jaycees fireworks.
-Fireworks Display – Tuesday, July 3:
Celebrate the night before the 4th of July at the La Porte County Fairgrounds for a huge fireworks display by the La Porte Jaycees. Gates open for the fireworks at 7pm, and the fireworks will start around 9:30pm. Admission is only $5 a car load or $1 a person if walking in. Food vendors will be available, and the fireworks will be viewable by Red, Wine, and Brew attendees as well. Please note the date change of the La Porte Jaycees fireworks from July 4 to July 3.
-72nd Annual 4th of July Parade – Wednesday, July 4:
The 72nd Annual La Porte Jaycees 4th of July Parade will cap off the holiday celebration. As Indiana’s largest 4th of July parade, La Porte will once again be the State Capital for the day! In fact, annual attendance at the parade is around 60,000 people. The parade will start at 10am on July 4 and will travel down Lincolnway in La Porte. The parade is about 2 to 3 hours long and will take place rain or shine. The theme of this year’s parade is Let Freedom Ring!