Mayor DeMaria Announces Independence Day Celebration

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to invite City of Everett residents to another exciting Independence Day Celebration! All are welcome to attend this year’s two-part festival that will take place Saturday, July 2 at Glendale Park and Sacramone Park in Everett.

“Every year, Everett residents look forward to this great event,” said Mayor DeMaria. “We have been planning and doing a lot of behind-the-scenes work to make this Fourth of July even greater than last year’s. It’s a perfect day for families to have some fun and celebrate our country’s birthday.”

The daylong festivities will commence at 9 a.m. at Glendale Park. Families can enjoy a variety of relay races and games while munching on delicious, healthy snacks provided by Everett’s Health and Wellness Center. The children will be able to dance along to live music and explore the City’s fire and police trucks. The Field Day Fun morning portion of the Independence Day Celebration will run until 11:30.

An afternoon of amusements will begin at Sacramone Park at 3 p.m. The field next to Teddie’s Peanut Butter will be transformed into a carnival, complete with amusement park rides, food and music. Children and families can play games, go on rides and enjoy the festivities all afternoon. The City’s celebration ends at 8 p.m.

Night Shift Brewing, located down the road at 87 Santilli Highway, will host an after party for those over 21 years. The beverage company will feature a selection of homebrewed drinks, food truck and live music.

Be sure to bring the whole family and enjoy all the fun on Saturday, July 2nd.  In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to Sunday, July 3rd. If the event is postponed to the 3rd, Residents will be notified by Friday evening, July 1st via Facebook posts and reverse 911 calls.

This event is sponsored in part by Everett Community Television, Kelley & Ryan Associates, UniBank, McKinnon’s, Restaurant Depot, State Line Graphics, the YMCA in Everett, Everett Health and Wellness Center and Everett Cooperative Bank.

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