Saint Jo's July 4th
Held Annually at Boggess Park
July 4th - Fourth of July Celebration and Old Jo's
Firecracker 5K Run.
The City of Saint Jo, the Saint Jo Chamber
of Commerce and the Saint Jo Volunteer Fire Department will once
again sponsor a July 4th Fireworks show at Boggess City Park, beginning at
full dark, around 9:00p.m. Live music, free watermelon and a concession
stand begin at 6:00pm.
The Saint Jo Youth League will be sponsoring a 3 on 3 sand
volleyball tournament, horseshoe pitching, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, and a
coed softball tournament. You may sign up for any of these events at The
Gas Station in Saint Jo, or by calling
John Jones at 940-230-5981 or Christy Bennett at 940-284-5850.
A patriotic children's parade will begin at 7:00pm. The
parade will go from the town's square up Howell Street to the First National
Bank pavilion in Boggess Park. Prizes will be awarded for the best
patriotic costume and float. Contact Mindy Hobbs for more info at 940-531-8716.
Games for children will begin at the park following the parade.
Pre-show entertainment will also start at 6:00pm with live
music by Quick Draw. The Chamber of Commerce will continue its tradition
of free watermelon which will be served by the Montague County Child Welfare
Board. The concession stand will have hot
dogs, hamburgers and other refreshments for purchase.
The Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the thirteenth annual July 4th Freeze-Off at 7:30pm.
Teams are invited to prepare homemade ice cream. The winners
are chosen by popular vote and independent judges after tasting all the ice cream.
The Freeze-Off grand prize of $150, second place award of $100 and third place
award of $50 will be awarded to the Montague County non-profit youth group of
the winning team's choice. To
register your entry call Randie Burton at 940-995-2964.
Bring your lawn chair and join us in the park for an evening of
food, fun, games, music and fireworks.