The Town of Clayton is celebrating the 4th of July in a big way. Square to Square Independence Day Street Festival is a brand new event for 2021. This is one of many 4th of July celebrations in the Triangle.
The festival takes place on Main Street from Town Square to Horne Square, on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There will be games, activities, contests, a bike parade, entertainment and more.
Square to Square Independence Day Street Festival in Clayton
Activities will kick off at 11am with a bicycle parade- where children of all ages are encouraged to decorate their bikes, scooters, or wagons and ride from Horne Square to Town Square on Main Street.
Activities from Ragland Productions
Ragland Productions will be on site with a Trackless Train, rock climbing wall, waterslides, and more. All of the rides are free!
There will be a hot dog eating contest at noon for people age 13 and older, and a hula hoop contest at 1 p.m. for children age 12 and under.
The Clayton Farm and Community Market will be set up in Horne Square and Food Trucks will be on Main Street. The Clayton Chamber of Commerce will be giving out FREE snow cones from 11:30 a.m. until they run out. Also Lee’s Produce is sponsoring FREE watermelon starting at noon.
There will be games with the Clayton Parks and Recreation Department, axe throwing with Epic Axe, as well as a stiltwalker, face painter, and balloon twister. Princesses Rapunzel and Ariel will be on Main Street from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Poetry Fox will be on site typing out original poetry on a vintage typewriter.
Fire Truck Parade
The festival will conclude with a Fire Truck Parade down Main Street at 2:45 p.m.
More 4th of July Events in the Triangle
Read about all the July 4th fireworks, celebrations and parades in the Triangle. Or look at a quick list here: