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Fourth of July Splash Sponsored by

 


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Thursday, July 4, 2019

 12 noon to 11 p.m.

 Lake Meridian Park

 14800 SE 272nd

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We have a festive lineup of music and entertainment! Join family and friends for a full day of fun and relaxation on the shores of Lake Meridian.

  Kids on slide at Splash      Kids on new playground at Splash

Free Shuttle Bus and Parking Locations

Shuttle buses run approximately every 20 minutes from each parking area to Lake Meridian.

  • Parking at Lake Meridian is by permit only. Only valid state issued disabled parking plaques and permits issued by the Fourth of July Splash will be allowed.  Follow event parking signs to the shuttle parking lots.  Neighborhood parking is not advised as illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. 

  • A LOAD and UNLOAD area is available at Lake Meridian Park.  Police will direct you to location.  One person must stay with vehicle at all times.  LOAD and UNLOAD Parking is 15 minutes only.  Vehicles left unattended or not actively loaded or unloaded will be towed.

 Enjoy a variety of games, family activities and art projects From Noon - 5 p.m.   

  Pie Eating Contest at Splash      Kids playing at Splash

Food Vendors

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The Fourth of July Splash is seeking 6-7 food vendors to participate in the day-long event.  Application deadline is April 19, 2019.

Food Vendor Application      Printable Application (PDF)

 

 

Performers

SpeedControl

 

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Speed Control

Straight out of -40 degrees in Canada's Yukon, come the power trio Speed Control with super tight, riff heavy harmony rock.  Steeped in jazz and classical background they have turned to their true passion- rock n'roll.  Their music is reminiscent of rock bands of the late 60s and early 70s.  

 

 

Beatniks

 

8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.   The Beatniks

A Northwest favorite!  They perform the music of the 60's & 70's (and 80's, too); with energy and passion that you won't find anywhere. Capturing the essence of the music with their charisma, chemistry and natural talent is why people all over the world are fans of the band.

 

 

Community Showcase at the Splash!

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The Fourth of July Splash is looking for local performers to be a part of the Community Showcase at the Splash.  This is an opportunity for bands, singers and dancers to take the stage in front of your own community.  Performances are not paid.  Performance times start at noon and go to 6 p.m.  Each performance time is approximately 30 to 45 minutes.   A sound tech and supplies are provided as is a 20' x 24' stage.  Performers are responsible for instruments and equipment.

Community Showcase Application         Printable Application (PDF)

Fireworks Finale at 10 p.m.

Presented by the Lake Meridian Community Association and Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services, with additional support from Edward Jones-Dean Saggau CFP, Lake Meridian Chiropractic, Marlatt Funeral Home, Reber Ranch, Side Track Bar and Grill, Kent East Hill Shell, Dr. Michael Campbell DDS, Meridian Valley Country Club and Dr. Corrie Pollard.                    

Personal fireworks are not permitted within the City of Kent.

Chief Padilla explains fireworks law

Three fireworks in sky at Splash    Large fireworks in sky at Splash 

A BIG thank you to our sponsors

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