Ozark County 4th of July Events, Fireworks, and Other Gatherings
The following events have been scheduled for the 4th of July weekend.
Saturday July 2
The Theodosia Golf Cart Parade and Fireworks are on Saturday, July 2
Fireworks at Theodosia will begin at dusk on Saturday, July 2 over Bull Shoals Lake, visible from the campground and adjacent to Theodosia Marina Resort (TMR).
The annual 4th of July Golf Cart Parade lines up at TMR at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Ft. Cook RV Park office. The popular parade winds around the upper part of the campsite and the RV park. A prize will be awarded for the “People’s Choice” entry. All parade participants will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win other prizes as well.
There is no entrance fee and any smaller motorized vehicle that is not a car or truck is welcome, including four-wheelers, side-by-sides and other ATVs/UTVs.
Contact Linda Moore at 417-349-1533 for more information on the parade.
The romantic fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. Saturday
A group of Romance-area residents invite neighbors and community members to the second annual Romance fireworks display, which begins at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 2, from the home of Mike and Heather Gardner on Sister Knob near of romance.
The fireworks display, which Gardner said will likely last 25 to 30 minutes, should be easily seen from County Road 122, off County Road 119 between Highways Y and 95, and from other sections from the old Highway 5 north of Highway Y.
SpringTown 66 will play Lake Bums Brew Co. on Saturday
Lake Bums Brew Co in Pontiac will be hosting a 4th of July party with live music from SpringTown 66 from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. The group describes itself as “covering the successes of all generations”.
The tavern and brewery, open 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday during the summer, offer their own locally brewed draft beer, a selection of wines and cocktails to enjoy indoors or on the outdoor patio and outdoor space of the establishment.
For more information, call 417-679-0070, visit lakebumsbrewco.com or search “Lake Bums Brew Co” on Facebook.
Warriors2US weekend celebration starts saturday
Everyone is invited to the Warriors2US Foundation headquarters in Hardenville for the annual 4th of July weekend celebration.
The Warriors2US facility is a recreational camp for active duty and honorably or medically discharged veterans, as well as law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and selected and scheduled family and friends .
The celebration, at the Warriors2US Foundation at 404 County Road 519A off Highway 160 in Hardenville, will include music, food, fireworks, friends and camaraderie on Saturday, July 2.
For more information, call 321-750-3662 or [email protected]
Guests are requested to bring a lawn chair to sit outside.
For more information, visit warriors2us.com or search Warriors2US on Facebook.
Theodosia Masons will serve breakfast
The Masons of Sampson Lodge #298 in Theodosia will serve their first regular Saturday Community Breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday at the Lodge on Hwy 160 in Theodosia.
The menu will include eggs, sausage, cookies and gravy, pancakes, waffles and cinnamon rolls, coffee and orange juice. The cost is a donation. A raffle will also be organised. Everyone is welcome.
Sunday July 3
VFW to host Hollow Threat Tape
VFW Post #5366 in Isabella will host Hollow Threat Band from 8 a.m. to midnight Saturday, July 2, at its building on HH Highway just off Highway 160 in Isabella. There is no charge for the Independence Day weekend event, and everyone is welcome.
For more information, call the VFW at 417-273-5008.
PPPVFD Hosts Breakfast
The Pontiac/Price Place Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting an Independence Day weekend breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, July 3 at Fire Station #1 next to the post office on Highway W in Pontiac.
Breakfast will include biscuits, gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage patties, pancakes (Mickey Mouse or regular), and fresh fruit. Coffee, milk, orange juice will be your choice.
monday july 4th
The annual 4th of July celebration in Rockbridge is on vacation
The Rockbridge Rainbow Trout Ranch will host its annual 4th of July celebration on Monday, July 4 at the resort located on County Road 142 in Rockbridge. The fireworks begin at dusk.
The annual celebration will feature a variety of fun activities beginning at 1 p.m. throughout the day. Vendor booths including food, crafts and more are scheduled to participate and will be open at 1 p.m.
Fishing for kids will be available from 5-7 p.m. for a fee of $1-$5, which includes keeping the fish. A bouncy house and train rides will also be available at the same time to entertain the younger ones and will cost $1 per ride/bounce. There will also be games and face painting.
Whetstone live music will be played from 5-8 p.m.
Food truck in Pontiac Park on July 4
The Streetside Food Truck will be at the Pontiac Park and Campground from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 4 to serve campers and other area lake visitors that day. To learn more about the food truck, search “At the Curb Food Truck & Catering” on Facebook. Boat parking is available.
Just Jackie’s Restaurant, located in the park, is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, including holidays that fall on those days. therefore, it will be closed on July 4th.