Independence Day Celebrations in Waterford (Flyer)
Picnic at the Tanyard by the Bond Street Barn (4-8:15)
Bring your picnic and family to the Tanyard. Spread your blanket and enjoy the music.
Music: 4:30-5:30 Quentin Walston Trio. 6-8:15 The 7th Son of WV.
Pot Luck Dinner
- 6 - 8 p.m. at the Bond Street Tanyard (See map)
(In case of rain this event will move to the Old School)
Alphabet Pot Luck
Bring a dish. If your last names begins with:
A - I =Salad, J - Q = Dessert, R - Z = Main Dish
Bring enough for 8 -10 people, also bring your own drinks or bottled water and lawn chairs or blankets. Remember to mark your plate and bring a serving spoon for your dish.
Annual Pie Baking Contest — Bring a pie to be judged. View Flyer
Pie Baking Contest. Judging 5:30-6
Fireworks at the Water Street Meadow (Starting between 9:15 and 9:30)
At the Water Street Meadow. Parking at the Old School and Waterford Elementary School. NO PARKING on the meadow (except for those with a handicapped permit). (See map). No sparklers or other fireworks allowed.
Factory, Second, and lower Main Streets are closed to non-parade vehicles from 10 to Noon
Parade down Second and Main Streets (See map)
- 10:00 - Parade Registration and lineup, Factory Street
- 11:00 - Parade goes down Factory to the Bond Street Tanyard. Arrives about 11:45
What's allowed: Walking, Bicycles (Park bikes at the designate stand at the Tanyard), Tamed animals (Dogs, etc. on leashes), Riding ponies and horses, Non-motorized scooters, Golf carts with adult driver, Antique cars/Tractors driven by licensed drivers.)
Hot Dogs, Music, and the Cake Walk at the Bond Street Tanyard (11-1)
- 11:45 - Songs, remarks, and refreshments (Hot Dogs, Lemonade, Watermelon)
- Noon. - Live music
- Cake walk for kids. We need homemade or store-bought cakes or cupcakes.
Bring your items to the Cake Walk table between 9:30-10:45. Label your cake plate with your name and number if you need it back. No custard or whipped cream pies.