Theres a slew of events in and around the Treasure Valley for July 4.
Gem State Kiwanis pancake breakfast takes place from 7 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Gene Harris Bandshell, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd. $5 adults, $4 8 or younger and 65 or older, and free for active military and their families.
We the People Liberty Day parade winds through Downtown Boise starting at 11 a.m. Wednesday. This years theme is Celebrating the Constitution for 225 Years.
Daylong Fourth of July Celebration at Ann Morrison Park, 1000 Americana Blvd., features the Idaho Statesmans Chalk Art Festival from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chalk Land for Kids from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and kids activities from 1 to 7 p.m.
The party begins at 6 p.m. with music by Desirae Bronson, followed by Pilot Error at 8 p.m. The fireworks go off at 10:15 p.m. from the east side of the parks fountain. The event will be simulcast of KIVI Channel 6 with accompanying music on 107.1- FM K-HITS.
Hawks Celebration: The Boise Hawks take on the Tri-City Dust Devils at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, followed by fireworks at Memorial Stadium, 5600 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. Tickets are $6-$12 at 322-5000 and BoiseHawks.com.
Meridian: Festival starts at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Story Park, 215 E. Franklin Road, with inflatables, climbing wall, food and bands. At Meridian Speedway, 335 S. Main St., the Firecracker 50 and Fireworks Spectacular starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 kids 7 to 11, $9.50 for seniors and military, and $36 for a family pass.
Caldwell: Parade starts at 10 a.m. Wednesday through historic Caldwell and ends in Memorial Park, at Grant Street and S. Kimball Avenue, with music, vendors, a farmers market, a car show n shine, and inflatables from noon to 4 p.m. Fireworks display at dusk from Simplot Stadium, 2200 Blaine St.
Greenleaf: Buckaroo breakfast starts at 7 a.m. Wednesday followed by a parade at 10 a.m. Also, entertainment, craft and food booths, and children and family activities.
Hailey: Days of the Old West Celebration takes place Monday to Wednesday featuring Sawtooth Rangers Rodeo, fireworks, parade, barbecue, pancake breakfast, shootout and antique market.
Marsing: Celebration from 4 to 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at Marsing Island Park, Main Street and Riverfront Drive. Farmers market from 4 to 8 p.m., Marsing Lions Club fundraising barbecue at 6 p.m., childrens activities and fireworks.
McCall: Celebration starts at 10 a.m. Wednesday with farmers market, Kids Fun Day at Depot Park, beer garden, parade, music, fireworks over Payette Lake.
Melba: Celebration starts at 10 a.m. with fun run, arts and crafts, food, flyover, parade, car show, antique tractor pull, and fireworks.