Lights Over Lykins to commemorate July 4

Published 9:00 am Friday, June 30, 2023

As was the case last year, Lykins Park will be host to an event honoring July 4.

Lights Over Lykins, beginning Monday, July 3, at 5:00 p.m., will serve as a 4th of July celebration for the city of Winchester.

The event is free and open to the public.

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Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., while activities start at 6:00 p.m.

Activities will include an opportunity to ride stuffed animals, a foam fest with a party-like atmosphere, a magic show, bounce houses, face painting, and balloon animals for entertainment.

For the foam fest, those interested in participating are asked to bring a towel.

Different food vendors will be present, including Mama D’s Eats and Treats, BS BBQ, L and L Carts, Cookies & Cream, B & T Novelties and Lemonade, Tacos Luna Y Mas, Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck, Kona Ice, and Bell on Wheels.

DJ Lynn Toler will begin playing music at the pavilion at 7:00 p.m., with a fireworks show capping off the night’s events at 10:00 p.m.

Members of Rolling Thunder will honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Sponsors of the event include Winchester-Clark County Parks & Recreation, Bypass Rental, Hammerhead Signs, Sterling Health Care, Clark Regional Medical Center, Clark County Farm Bureau, Winchester Feed Company, Buchanan Contracting Inc., Winchester Elks Lodge #2816 and Mountain Comprehensive Care Center.