July 3, 2019

Race Night: Off Road Speedway will be hosting a July 3rd race night special. Like last year, there will be an Independence Day parade lap. The current points leaders will be leading the pre-race festivities on the track. A flyover is planned and there will be Fireworks after the races.

July 4, 2019

Norfolk 4th of July Parade: The Norfolk 4th of July Parade starts at 10 a.m. The many floats, bands, and local businesses will be found in Norfolk’s Downtown. If you’re interested in adding your own touch to the parade you may contact Kevin at 402.750.1570. 

4th of July Picnic: Following the parade will be the Annual Independence Day Picnic at Verges Park behind Elkhorn Valley Museum. Bring your own picnic lunch and enjoy music by The Roadhouse Band. 

Madison 4th of July Parade: On the Fourth head to Madison for this year’s “Proud to be an American” themed parade. The parade starts at 2p.m. in Madison but if you would like to have a float you must register by 12:30p.m. with Peg Freudenburg (402) 454-2251 or email madisonchamber@telebeep.com

Downtown Afterhours: Head downtown for drinks, shopping, and prizes on the 4th of July. The downtown will start its evening of fun at 3p.m. and stores will stay open till 7p.m.

Music in the Park:  Get down and boogie on the 4th with music in the park by Heartland Boogie Band. This is always a fun, FREE, and family friendly event. It is held at Skyview Lake in Norfolk. The music starts at 5:30 so grab a blanket/lawn chairs, a cold beverage, and someone to enjoy the music with and head to the park for a beautiful evening of music. 

July 5, 2019

Out of this World Field Day: The Norfolk Public Library will be hosting the Out of this World Field Day on July 5th. Meet at the north side of the building by 10a.m. to take part in some fun games and field events.

July 6, 2019

Big Bang Boom: This may be one of the biggest events in the area! It’s not your average day at the park. This is an exciting day at the lake, live local musicians, and amazing display of fireworks. The Begats of Norfolk, NE will kick off the local music this year and be followed by a lineup of very talented, local musicians. If you want great seating don’t wait until 5:30 to get there.  Every year people come from all over to enjoy the day’s events and see the phenomenal display of fireworks put on at Skyview Lake. People of all ages join in the oooh and the ahhh of the fireworks that light up the sky. There’s a majestic beauty that comes from the very moment that the flag is raised and the sound of the Star Spangled Banner is played to all of those awaiting the show. As the crowd claps and cheers at the end of the song, the show begins and so does the emotion of what that night means to each and every individual watching. For some it takes them back to their childhood and others it may bring a tear to their eye as they embrace the freedoms and rights in this new country, they now call home. This is a great evening of celebration that you won’t want to miss. 

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