Bogalusa's Birthday & Old Fashioned Independence Day Festivities
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Parade occurs at 10 a.m. through the streets of Bogalusa. Fireworks start around 8:30 p.m. at the high school stadium. Here is a summary of 2012 event as an example.
Bogalusa 4th of July
10AM-4th of July Parade sponsored by American Legion Magic City Post 24 Saluting our local heroes.
1PM-Cassidy Park Old Fashioned 4th of July
1PM-Deli in the Park Grand Reopening, Registration for Washington Parish's Largest Watermelon Contest
2PM-Bike, Wagon and Skate Parade (decorate your bike, wagon or yourself and participate) Entry fee: canned good for the Food Bank. ...Patriotic Hat Contest, Water Balloon Toss, Horseshoes
2:30PM-Watermelon winners announced, Prize winning melons auction
3:15PM-Watermelon eating contest
3:45PM-Seed spitting contest
3-7PM-Music at the Deli, Museums and the Deli in the Park will be open during the day.
7:30PM-BHS Lewis Murray Stadium Opens
8:45PM-All American Fire Works Extravaganza sponsored by American Legion Magic City Post 24 and the City of Bogalusa.