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Smokin' the Water, 4th of July Celebration

July 4, 2012

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136th Anniversary! Live Music, Wakeboard Expo, Barefoot Skiing, Rock Climbing, Gaming Area, Fireworks & More!

Smokin' the Water
July 4th Celebration

Wednesday, July 4
Kingston City Park
11 am - 10 pm

(the parade will be held Sunday 8pm)

Come celebrate the 135th Anniversary!

Annually, the city of Kingston hosts a July 4th celebration like no other. Plan to bring your family to this day-long Americana celebration that ends with a spectacular fireworks show right over Watts Bar Lake. Held on Kingston's waterfront there will be something for everyone. Wakeboard Competitions, Performances, & Skating, Barefoot Skiing Performances, 21 Gun Military Salute, Presentation of Flag, Children's Activities, Inflatables, Gamestop Gaming Area, Rock Climbing Wall, Live Musical Performances including the group Flying Blind, Food & Craft Vendors, plus...

10:30 - Wakeboarding Competition & Expo begins - Hwy 58 Landing, Gravel Pit, & City Park

Food Vendors Open - Hwy 58 Landing, Gravel Pit, & City Park

11:00 am - Craft Vendors Open - City Park

Car & Motorcycle Show at Roane County High School

12:00 - 21 Gun Salute - Gravel Pit

Home Run Derby - Byrd Field

1:30 - Music Begins on Stage - Gravel Pit

3:00 - Homemade Raft Race - City Park

4:30 - Watermelon Eating Contest begins - City Park

Dusk - Fireworks Show begins, Tune Radios to 106.1 f.m. "The River" for a Simulcast of the Fireworks Soundtrack

For information about the festivities, becoming a vendor or the Miss Firecracker Pageant call Debbie Russell at 865-376-1356 or visit the Kingston city website at http://www.kingstonparks.com