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Parks and Recreation Director
Bruce Cox
P: (801) 292-8232
F: (801) 292-8251


Recreation Coordinator
Lisa Summers
P: (801) 295-3477
C: (801) 589-2919
F: (801) 292-8034


Baseball Coordinator
Matt Layton
P: (801) 295-2855


CENTERVILLE – THE LAND I LOVE 4th of July Festivities


Saturday, July 1   9:00 pm – 11:30 pm  Street Stomp (Youth Dance behind City Hall)

Monday, July 3     5:00 pm – dusk   Founders Park Outdoor Festival (food booths, games)

                                     6:30 pm - dusk   Children's inflatables, climbing wall & other activities

                                     6:30 pm   Children’s Parade

                                     6:45 pm – 10:00 pm  Entertainment in the Park

                                                     Imagine – Beatle Tribute Band performs at 8:00 pm

                                    9:45 pm    Fireworks in the Park

Tuesday, July 4th    7:00 am – 9:00 am  Breakfast in the Park

                                 7:00 am -  Freedom 5K and Children’s Run (sponsored by Rotary Club)

                                 9:00 am -  Parade on Main Street  (see below for big new change). Click to go the official Parade website and for the entry form.

                                 10:30 am – 2:00 pm   Art and Quilt Show at Centerville Elementary

(If you would like to enter your art or quilt into the show, click here for the quilt entry form; click here for the art entry form.)

                                 9:45 am -  2:00 pm   Outdoor Festival continues at Founders Park

                                 11:00 am – 12:00 pm   Centerville’s Got Talent

                                 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  Whitaker Museum Open House


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  The direction of the July 4th Parade will be different starting this year.   The parade will begin on Pages Lane, continue on Main Street and finish at 1400 North on Main Street. Click to go the official Parade website and for the entry form.

This change will give a bigger staging area and make for less congestion and a safer event for all.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED:  Come join the fun and volunteer. Volunteers are needed to help with all events and activities.  Come help serve or cook breakfast, hand out treats at the Children’s Parade or even help with the 5K Race or Quilt Show. Please contact the committee chairman below and let them know you wish to volunteer.

CENTERVILLE’S GOT TALENT:  Just like the TV show, we are looking for new talent to showcase on stage. If you have talent in singing, stand up, dance, juggling or whatever, we want to see you on our stage!   Auditions are April 18th at 7:30 pm at Centerpoint Theater.  Contact  Jackie Smith at   (801) 541-3507. 

EVENT                                       COMMITTEE CONTACT               EMAIL                                    PHONE

4th of July Chairs                Duane and Laura Toney                   (801) 879-8811

Breakfast in the Park          John & Tawnie Higginson            (801) 839-6331

Children’s Parade                Stephen & Michelle Rust           (801)245-9997

July 4th Parade                    Tom & Marlene Page                         (801) 719-0942

Art Show                               Mike & Doris Hadley             (801) 295-7225

Quilt Show                            Cheryl Brown                                     (801) 628-1491

Centerville’s Got Talent      Jackie Smith                                       (801) 541-3507

Park  Booths                          Dale Anderson                      (801) 721-9009

Street Stomp                         Lisa Summers                               (801) 589-2919