July 4 fun at Lincoln Park in Valparaiso

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The City of Valparaiso’s July 4 activities for youngsters includes a train ride, bounce house, and waterslide.

Fourth of July fun at Lincoln Park in Valparaiso will include activities for the kids, a Duathlon, Family Fun Run, and Paddle Board Race.

Sponsored by the City of Valparaiso, activities for youngsters are to include a train ride, bounce house, and waterslide. Lincoln Park has a nice picnic area and a sandy beach for swimming, canoeing, and other water related activities for afternoon fun.

The July 4th fun begins at 7 a.m. with the 2017 Duathlon (5K run/200m swim). If you are up to the challenge, the entry fee for participants is $25 on the morning of the race. Register between 6 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. at the park.

The Family Fun Run begins at 8 a.m. and there is no charge for this event. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m.


The 3.2K Paddleboard Race begins at 10 a.m. This competition is for participants 12 years of age and older, and permits surf-style and race-style boards.  The cost on race day is $25. On-site registration will take place between 9:20 a.m. and 9:50 a.m.

First, 2nd and 3rd place winners of the Duathlon and Paddleboard Race will receive prizes broken down by various categories.

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The Niceville Fireworks Show on Boggy Bayou will take place shortly after dusk . . . so plan to bring the entire family and spend the day!


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