8:00 a.m: Star Spangled Dash
Join the fun at a red, white, and blue color run. Held at Jaycee Park in Artesia, there will be a 5K and a 10K run. Registration groups include adults, kids and teens between 6 and 17, and children under 5. The proceeds will benefit Changing Lives Coalition, Inc., a local non-profit specializing in youth outreach.
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4:00 p.m: Top Dog Cornhole Tournament
Calling all cornhole masters as well as family/kid teams. Tournaments will begin at 4 pm at Jaycee Park. There will be a non-competitive bracket that is $30 (per team of 2) and a competitive/advanced bracket that is $40 (per team of 2).
9:00 a.m: 4th of July Parade
It's not Independence Day without a downtown cruise. The route will begin at the Bulldog Bowl parking lot and will loop around Eagle Draw Park. Participants are encouraged to meet at the Bulldog Bowl at 8:30 AM. The parade will start at 9 AM.
9:00 p.m: Fireworks
Artesia's annual fireworks show is a local favorite and huge hit for all ages. Celebrate the Fourth and come out to Jaycee Park at sundown to enjoy the show. We recommend parking in the south lot adjacent to the park and walking to your spots to enjoy the show. Donations welcome! Every dollar goes to making this year's fireworks better than ever.