4th of July Celebration 2016

"Thunder on the Illinois", Hennepin’s 40th July 4th Celebration, will include many events during the day, culminating with a spectacular fireworks display over the Illinois River at 9:30 p.m.

View the 4th of July Poster here.
The day will begin at 8:00 a.m. with “Movin’ for Music,” a 5K run/walk sponsored by the PC Music Boosters, followed by a pancake & sausage breakfast from 8:00-11:00 a.m. at the Hennepin Pool.

The 13th Annual Cruise-In will be noon-4:00 p.m. at Ernest Bassi Park, followed by a pork chop dinner.

Water fights with the Hennepin Fire and Rescue Department will be at 12 p.m. along with inflatables at Walter Durley Boyle Park from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and skee ball from 1:00-9:00 p.m.

The bags tournament will begin with registration at 11:30 a.m.

The PC Community Center will sponsor BINGO in the park shelter from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Several food vendors and beer gardens will be setup in the park starting at noon, including the PC FFA Alumni (scholarship fund) serving pork chop dinners.

On the Courthouse stage, the National Anthem will be sung by the PCHS chorus at 5:00 p.m., followed by a welcome from Mayor Coleman, presentation of the Citizen of the Year Award, and performance by the Panteras and Little Panteras. Don't miss the golf cart parade at 6:15 p.m.

Musical entertainment this year will be provided by the band "Three Day Weekend" from 7:00-9:00 p.m., and again after the fireworks from 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Bring the family and enjoy the 4th of JULY in Hennepin!