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July 4th Founders' Day Celebration

July 4, 2019
Time: Fireworks start at dusk

We are excited to announce that once again WesBanco has partnered with The City of Elizabethtown to present Founders’ Day 2019 on July 4that Freeman Lake Park.  This year’s line-up will include the Owensboro Orchestra: 2ndStreet Band, FREE kid’s attractions, and Kid’s Fishing Derby.


9:00 AM – 11:00 AM -  Kid’s Fishing Derby, Rotary Pavilion; $5/per child ages 15 and under.

5:00 PM – Parking, vendors, FREE kid’s activities open, decorate your bike and ride around the park.

6:00 PM – 8thAnnual Shoney’s Watermelon Eating Contest (FREE entry) 

7:30 PM – WesBanco presents Owensboro Orchestra:  2ndStreet Band, performing on bandstand.

Dark -  WesBanco Fireworks Show !!

Bring your chairs and blankets.  Commercial and food vendors will be on site during the festivities. The event is FREE and open to the public.  Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and their families out for a fun evening at the Park.  Food vendors will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, barbeque, ice cream, funnel cakes, and more.  There will also be commercial vendors on-site.  FREE chalk will be available on the pavement that is closed to car traffic for children to draw during the event as well as a tent to decorate your bike and ride around the park.

Check  HERE  for all the details !! 

Founders’ Day 2019 is sponsored by The City of Elizabethtown, WesBanco, and Shoney’s.