Happy 4th of July weekend! Did you know that Sanford has some wonderful and fun activities going on throughout this long weekend? There is something for everyone and many of the activities are free!! Grab your family and friends and enjoy 🙂
15th Annual Randall’s “Run for the Gym 5k” Road Race. The race starts at 8:30 at Nasson Common, 457 Main Street in Springvale. Folks can still register today (registration began at 7.
Sanford Farmer’s Market- 8-12 in Central Park. Stop by and meet some of our many local farmers while purchasing some delicious locally grown fruits and vegetables. Don’t forget to sign up your kiddos for the new PoP program- Power of Produce. Once signed up, each child will receive a $2 token to spend within the market on fresh fruits and veggies! 49 kiddos have signed up already!!
Concert in the Park- Sanford Parks and Rec department is hosting a fun evening of music at Goodall Park. Enjoy some of your favorites from the Eighties as the cover band Boyz Gone Wild take the stage. The ‘opening act’ is Bon Fire. Tickets can still be purchased at the gate for $15. Gates open at 5:30. Food and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Concert goers can sit in the seats or bring a chair/blanket to sit on the field.
Concert in the Park- Sanford Parks and Rec is hosting the Blue Note Big Band for another fun evening of music. This group is from Southern New Hampshire, but has played in Sanford many times. Enjoy tunes from the jazz era when this bands hits the stage at 6:30. Food and adult beverages will be available for sale, and tickets are $5.
Head on over to Number One Pond in the afternoon for a chance to enjoy some music, stop by vendor tents, or engage in other fun activities, including a rock wall!
Stay through evening, or bring a picnic dinner to see the Maine Attraction Water Ski Team debut this years summer show “Christmas in July.” The show will begin at 6:30.
After the ski, continue to enjoy the fun and activities while waiting for the fireworks display. The first firework will be set at 9pm.
Annual 4th of July Parade on Main Street. This years theme is “Service about Self,” with floats paying tribute to police officers, firefighters, EMTs, teachers, clergy, librarians, members of the U.S. Military and others. The Parade kicks off at 10 am around Malcolm Ave and continues down Main Street ending at Gowen Park.
With so many wonderful and fun activities in Sanford there is sure to be something for you to enjoy. What is your families favorite way to celebrate the 4th of July? Whatever you do, have fun, make memories, and be safe!