FOURTH OF JULY

SKAGWAY, ALASKA

THEME: “The Wild North”

July 3rd
6 PM-8 PM SKAGWAY NEWS B-B-Q at Pullen Park, 25th Anniversary Celebration! Free food while it lasts!
8 PM-11 PM STREET DANCE on Broadway between 2nd & 3rd Ave. Music provided by the Red Onion.

11 PM FIREWORKS - Waterfront, good viewing from hillside.

July 4th
8 AM SKAGWAY NEWS RUNAROUND - Meet at 3rd & Broadway, 5K course around Skagway.
9:30 AM KIDDIE PARADE - this “mini” parade starts at 2nd Ave., goes north on Broadway to 7th Ave.

10 AM MAIN PARADE - from 7th & Broadway, south to 1st - this parade goes both ways on Broadway, first south, around 1st/2nd Ave. block, then back north to 7th. KEEP STREET CLEAR.
2003 PARADE GRAND MARSHAL: PAT MOORE
Immediately after Parade & Awards:
Presentation of Float Awards, 4th & Broadway - see who the winners are!
DESSERT AUCTION - 4th & Broadway - Have your money ready, these go very fast (Emblem Club)
FOOT RACES - 4th & Broadway - all ages, gunny-sack and 3-legged for over 6 years. (Chamber of Commerce)
EAGLES BBQ - 6th & Broadway - Step up quick to the best barbecue ribs anywhere (Eagles FOE #25)
1:00 PM COIN SCRAMBLE - Broadway & 4th - ages 5-12 go for money in sawdust piles (Wells Fargo)
1:30 PM TUG-OF-WAR - Broadway between 4th & 5th. Who’s strongest this year? (Heger Construction)
2:00 PM EGG TOSS - 4th & Broadway - toss egg across widening distances to partner (Elks/Buckwheat)
2:30 PM ARM WRESTLING - Broadway between 4th & 5th. Eat those Wheaties now! (Elks Lodge 431)
3:00 PM HORSE SHOE TOURNAMENT - behind Westmark Inn (Elks Lodge 431)
3:30 PM SLOW BIKE RACE - 3rd to 4th on Broadway - whoever rides the slowest, not taking their feet off the pedals, wins. Helmets required.
3:00 PM SPIKE DRIVING CONTEST - Location to be announced. (White Pass & Yukon Route)
5:00 PM DUCKY DERBY - Pullen Pond. Watch those duckies go! All 1,000 of them (see details below)
5-8 PM HAMBURGER & HOT DOG FEED - 6th Ave. by the Eagles Hall (Eagles Auxiliary #25)
6:00 PM PIZZA TOSS - 2nd & Broadway, see if pepperoni flies faster than double cheese! (Red Onion)
7-11 PM STREET DANCE - Eagles Hall, 6th & Broadway. Live band: Swamp Donkeys of Whitehorse. (F.O.E)
9:30 PM SOAPY’S WAKE & AUCTION - Eagles Hall during the dance (Days of ‘98 Show & F.O.E. 25)
Starting night of July 4 INTERNATIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNEY - teams play till championship July 6th.

Fourth of July 2002 Pictures!