There will be no excuse to be bored with tons of Fourth of July activities occurring in Syracuse in the days leading up to the holiday, in addition to in the days following it. Expect of variety of activities, good eats and, of course, fireworks!
Here is a compilation of activities:
Wednesday, July 1
Syracuse Artisans & Farmers Market’s produce market from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park at Crosson Mill
Thursday, July 2
Lions Club Fish Fry and Stan Fox Memorial Silent Auction from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Syracuse Community Center
Friday, July 3
Lakes Area Community Band performance at 7:30 p.m. until about 9 p.m. at Lakeside Park
Syracuse fireworks at dusk at Lakeside Park
Saturday, July 4
Wawasee Flotilla Road Race starts with registration at 7 a.m. at Lakeside Park in Syracuse; race follows at 8 a.m.
Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation’s Lake Talks and Eats — “Bug Catch!” — from 9 a.m. to noon at Ruddell Pavilion
Syracuse Artisans & Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park at Crosson Mill
Annual Turkey Creek Firemen’s Barbecue at 10 a.m. until sold out at Station 1, 402 N. Huntington St.
Wawasee Flotilla begins at 1:30 p.m. in front of the Spink Condominium and will travel around Lake Wawasee
Dewart Lake Flotilla at 2 p.m. near public access
Wawasee fireworks at dusk on Lake Wawasee
Sunday, July 5
Boat-In Worship at 8:30 am on the lake in front of Oakwood Inn & Resort — come by boat or on shore
Annual Steel Dynamics Patriotic Pops concert by Fort Wayne Philharmonic from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Oakwood Inn & Resort