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City of Altoona
Independence Day Celebration 

FIREWORKS SPONSORED BY:

CINDER CITY PARK, 2300 SPOONER AVE., ALTOONA, WI

FESTIVITIES BEGIN AT 5PM

Gates open at 5pm

FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING, NO CARRY-INS ALLOWED

SAturday, June 29th

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Kick-off the Celebration! 

STart your celebrating with a 5k run/walk through altoona! 

Did someone say costume contest?! That's right! Come decked out in your Red, White and Blue! The winner will receive a $20 food voucher for event vendors!  

Packet Pick-Up for all races will begin at 6:00pm in Cinder City Park

Races:

Freedom Five 5k Run/Walk-
The race will start from Cinder City Park at 7:00PM. Participants will run/walk along the bike paths and wind through the new River Prairie Park before coming back to Cinder City Park. The race is open to anyone 9 years of age or older. This event fee is $20 and T-shirt sizes are guaranteed to everyone who registers before Tuesday, June 14th at noon!
Heat One: 5k Runners
Heat Two: 5k Walkers
Heat Three: Stroller and Dog Walkers

Lil' Firecracker 1/4 Mile Run-
The Lil' Firecracker 1/4 Mile Run will take place at approximately 7:45PM in Cinder City Park for ages 5-8. This event fee will be $8 and T-shirt sizes are guaranteed to everyone who registers by Tuesday, June 14th at noon. 

Sparkler 75 Yard Dash-
The Sparkler 75 Yard Dash will take place at approximately 8:00PM in Cinder City Park. This event is free and open to anyone ages 1-4. T-shirts will be available for purchase the day of the Dash for $5 each.
 

Up for the challenge? 

            Register here!

 

Location

Cinder City Park
2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

 

RACE Hours

7pm-8pm

 

DAY OF REGISTRATION

6:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tournaments

DAY OF REGISTRATION CAN BE DONE ON SITE AT 5:30PM

CRIBBAGE

chECK-IN WILL BEGIN AT 5:30PM
6:00PM START TIME
AGES 14 AND UP
$10 per person
HOBBS ARENA

SIGN ME UP!

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cHECK-IN WILL BEGIN AT 5:30PM
6:00PM START TIME
10 team limit
Ages 8 and Up
$20 per team of two
NORTH BALL FIELD

SIGN ME UP!

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CHECK-IN WILL BEGIN AT 5:30PM
6:00PM START TIME
16 TEAM LIMIT
AGES 8 AND UP
$20 PER TEAM OF TWO-SIX
NORTH BALL FIELD

SIGN ME UP!

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     Food/Concessions

 

                  Food brought to you by The HUbb and the Altoona Parks & Recreation!

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                               The Hubb will be open at 5pm!                                                          Concessions will be open at 5pm!                                                            

Kid Zone

Come one, come all!


There will be a one-time $5 fee for admittance into the Kid Zone WHICH IS OPEN from 5pm-9pm. 

The Kid Zone will have large inflatable bouncy houses to play on while waiting for the fireworks! 

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lIVE MUSIC

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jOIN US FOR SOME LIVE MUSIC!

The show will be from 6:30pm-9:30pm on the North Ball Field in Cinder City Park
Bring a lawn chair and settle in! 

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Fireworks

Fireworks will begin around 10:00pm

Fireworks are sponsored by Festival Foods!

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Thank you to all of our sponsors! We couldn't have done this without your support! 

 

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Frequently Asked questions

 

Are dogs allowed in the park?

YES! All of our city parks allow dogs! Please note there will be many people attending this event, so your dog must be leashed at all times.

CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD AND BEVERAGES IN?

NO! There will be no carry-ins allowed as there will be concessions/food trucks at the event.

Is the concert free?

YES! The concert is free and open to anyone wanting to enjoy the music.

Will I need to purchase food/beverage tickets?

NO! We will be using an all cash system this year at our Independence Day Celebration!

Where will the fireworks be shooting off?

The fireworks are being shot off in the large grass area behind Bement Field in Cinder City Park. This is the field located directly behind Hobbs Sports Center.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Come celebrate with us! Registration for these events can be done online or at the Altoona Parks and Recreation Office located at 1419 Front Porch Place. 

Phone: 715-839-5188

Email: erint@ci.altoona.wi.us

           debrag@ci.altoona.wi.us