Every year when the 4th of July comes around we reflect on how grateful we are that we live in this great nation and the freedoms that we have. We honor those who have fought and continue to fight to make that possible.

Eastern Idaho always has so much to offer during this wonderful Independence Celebration. Here our a few local events taking place:


The Kiwanis will start the Fourth of July with a pancake breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. outside on the corner of Main St. and Center St.

A flag raising ceremony will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 4 at the Veteran's Memorial in Smith Park.

A day in the park will be held on the Fourth of July from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Porter park.

The Whoopee Days Parade will be held July 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. on Main St., starting at Smith Park and ending at Porter Park.

There will be a rodeo on the Fourth of July from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Madison County Fairgrounds.

Fireworks will follow the rodeo on July 4 from 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Madison County Fairgrounds.


Idaho Falls

Freedom Celebration Banquet and Symphony- A banquet dinner, orchestra performance, and speeches by Idaho dignitaries take place at a special event held at the Shilo Inn, 780 Lindsay Blvd., Idaho Falls. Ticket prices are $29.00 for adults and $16.00 for children 12 years of age and under.

Parade "100 years of Patriotism in Bonneville County" starts @ 9 a.m. Parade starts @ 4th Street & Holmes

Many performances happening all day along the greenbelt.

Melaleuca Freedom Celebrations Fireworks- The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration, which offers one of the nation's best fireworks shows on Independence Day, pays tribute to the soldiers and their families who have sacrificed their lives to secure and preserve the freedoms of this great nation. Now in its 21st year, the celebration is sponsored by Melaleuca of Idaho Falls, Idaho.