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2021 Alderson 4th Of July Celebration

July 1, 2021 - July 5, 2021

The Best 4th of July Celebration in West Virginia is back!

Schedule

Thursday, July 1st

  •  7:00 p – 11:00 p – Fireman’s Rodeo
    • (Alderson Memorial Football Field) Free Admission
    • Sponsored by Alderson Fire Department & EMS, Contact Rick Honaker (304-445-7420)

Friday, July 2nd

  • 12:00 p – 1:00 p – All American Baking Contest
    • (Alderson Community Center Kitchen) Entries must be dropped off between Noon – 1:00p.m. 
    • 2021 Theme: Best decorated 4th of July cake.
    • Sponsored by Sunshine Dist. Little Debbie, Crawley, WV Contact Brenda Gabbert (304-445-7210)
  • 2:00 p – 4:00 p – Ice Cream Social
    • (Alderson Depot) Contact Judy Lohmeyer, Alderson Main Street (304-992-2366)
  • 4:00 p – 6:00 p – Open House at Alderson Community Center
  • 6:30 p – 4th of July Banquet
    • (Alderson Community Center) Catered by Ginny Walker –
    • Please make reservations by June 28th to ensure you have a seat – $16.00 per person, 12 and under $8.00.
    • Contact Linda Loudermilk (304-445-7520) or by email [email protected]
  • 7:00 p to 9:00 p – Entertainment TBA
    • (Alderson Memorial Football Field) Free Admission – Bring your own chair – (Rain or Shine)

Saturday, July 3rd

  • 8:00 a – Parade Line Up
    • Alderson Elementary School on Virginia Street, line up depends on your arrival.
    • Contact Jessie Willis (304-646-7893) or Jimmy Massie (304-667-3475)
  • 8:00 a – Arts, Crafts & Commercial Sales
    • (Alderson Elementary School Grounds) Contact Karen Lobban (304-667-5049)
  • 10:30 a – 2021 Grand Parade
    • Queens, floats, cars, bicycles, tractors, horses and fire engines. Trophies and prizes in all categories. Something for everyone! After parade, trophies and prizes can be picked up at Alderson Memorial Football Field.
    • Contact Jessie Willis (304-646-7893) or Jimmy Massie (304-667-3475)
  • 1:00 p – Presentation of Colors
    • (Alderson Memorial Football Field) Introduction of Miss Fireworks and 4th of July Salute
    • Awarding of parade prizes
    • Raising of flag by Greenbrier East High School JROTC and the VFW Post #6723
  • 1:30 p – Field Events
    • (Alderson Memorial Football Field) Afternoon filled with fun and events for everyone – Races of all kinds.
    • (No pre-registration required) Contact Jimmy Massie (304-667-3475) or Jessie Willis (304-646-7893)
  • 4:00 p – Tug of War
    •  (Alderson Memorial Football Field) Greenbrier vs. Monroe and Kids Tug of War
  • PLEASE CLEAR THE FOOTBALL FIELD
  • 7:30 p to 9:30 p – The Hobbs Sisters
    • (Alderson Memorial Football Field) – Admission $5 per person for show and fireworks. Children 6 and under free.
    • Bring your own chair – (Rain or Shine)
  • 9:45 p – Introduction to Miss Fireworks 2021
    • (Alderson Memorial Football Field)
  • 10:00 p – Grand Fireworks Display
    • (Alderson Memorial Football Field) The Alderson Fire Department will put on the best show in Greenbrier County featuring marvelous aerial and ground displays

Sunday, July 4th

  • 11:00 a – Sunday Worship Service
    • Alderson Area Churches cordially invite you to attend the church of your choice
  • 12:00 p – White Water Canoe Race
    • (Fort Spring) – Registration will start at 12:00p.m. and the race starts at 1:00p.m.
    • A timed event on the Greenbrier River, total distance 7 miles – canoe & kayak divisions.
    • Contact Jessie Willis (304-646-7893)
  • 1:00 p – 5th Annual Horse Show
    • Held at 117 Greenbrier River Estates, Alderson, WV 24910, (Glen Ray Road)
    • $10 Entry Fee except for class 4. Class 4 will be $5.00. Class 25 bring your own dollar. Championship classes will be $25.00.
    • Contact Corianna Spinks (304-520-8937)
  • 1:30 p – River Events
    • (Alderson Mini Park) Enjoy an afternoon of fun in the Greenbrier River.  Bring your own chair
    • Men, women, children and anything that floats races.
    • Contact Jessie Willis (304-646-7893)
  • 6:00 p – Ducks on the Greenbrier
    • (Alderson Mini Park) Rubber Duck Race, Grand Prize: $5,000 Cash, plus many other prizes
  • 6:30 p – Gospel Sing
    • (Alderson Memorial Football Field) Bring your own chair and enjoy an evening of gospel music by various local artists.
    • Sponsored by the Alderson River of Life Church. Contact Anthony Carter (304-661-0670). 
    • In the event of inclement weather, the gospel sing will be moved to the Alderson River of Life Church on Rt.63
  • Fireworks at Dark
    • Celebrating Independence Day – Location TBA (check our Facebook for updates)

Monday, July 5th

  • 7:30 a – 8:00 a – Run for Snacks 5K Registration
    •  (Alderson Public Library)
  • 9:00 a – Run for Snacks 5K Race & Kids Fun Run
    • Walk or Run Event. All ages welcome. Contact Laurie Bennett (540-798-5737)

Rubber Duck Tickets On Sale Now & Every Day During Celebration YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN

*Please check our website for any changes due to weather*

NO PETS ALLOWED  

www.alderson4th.com,  

Details

Start:
July 1, 2021
End:
July 5, 2021
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/941333363107968

Venue

Town of Alderson
Town of Alderson
Alderson, WV 24910 United States

Organizer

Town of Alderson
Phone:
304-661-2858
Website:
http://www.alderson4th.com/