The Logansport Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce their activities for the 4th of July.  Activities will take place at Tower Park and Riverside Park:

  • Free swimming & Water Carnival at Tower Park from Noon - 6 p.m.
  • Annual July 4th festivities at Riverside Park from 2:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.

First, Muehlhausen Aquatic Center is is open for a day of swimming and water activities. Throughout the day the Pool staff will hold a variety of activities: Hula Hoop Contest, Noodle Race, Penny Dive, and a Waterslide Race (fastest time).  The pool will open at Noon and close at 6 p.m.

The primary celebration is being held at Riverside Park.  Festivities will begin at 2 p.m. and end immediately following the fireworks. Musical performances will be performed on the Cass County Community Foundation Stage: 5-7 p.m.: Counterpoint, and from 8-10: Almost There.  In addition, there will also be a bounce house for kids, the Dentzel Carousel, Miniature Golf, live music, and great food. 

Scheduled activities at Riverside Park are as follows:

7 am -7 pm            Cass County Men’s Softball League Tournament @ Riverside Softball Field

2 pm:                      Food vendors available: Young America Lions Club, Indiana State Grange, Deacon Grange

Noon – 6 pm         Water activities at Muehlhausen Aquatic Center (Tower Park)

2pm – 10 pm         Bike Valet at Old Carousel Building --Park your bike, and we’ll watch it! Free water bottle to each bicycle that is checked (while supplies last)                   

2pm – 9 pm           ?Inflatable available ($1/person)

                                Lawn Games available

5 pm-7 pm             Band PerformanceCounterpoint” on the Cass County Community Foundation Stage

8pm – 10 pm         Band Performance “Almost There” on the Cass County Community Foundation Stage

10 pm.                    Presentation of the American Flag by American Legion Post #60 with the Star Spangled Banner (Fireworks flag across the Eel River) sang by: (to be determined)

10:10 pm.              12-15 minute Fireworks Display from North side of the Eel River

Food Vendors include the concession stand at the Riverside Softball Concessions, the Young America Lion’s Club, Indiana State Grange, & the Deacon Grange. These food vendors will offer a variety of terrific foods including-but not limited to- Bar B Q, hotdogs, elephant ears, popcorn, milkshakes, slushies, ice cream, cookies, apple slices and much more!

Since parking is at a premium in Riverside Park, the Parks Department is encouraging people to use the healthy alternative of walking or riding bikes to the park. New this year – the Parks Department is offering a bike valet service. Ride your bike to the park, check it at the Old Carousel Pavilion, and we’ll watch it!  There will be a free water bottle to each person that checks a bicycle (while supplies last!).

Handicap parking spaces for legitimate users will be available in front of the McHale Complex.  Designated overflow parking in the park will be available as necessary.

The Logansport Parks Department hopes that everyone can find something special for them and enjoy a day of family, freedom, fun, food, music, entertainment and fireworks. Questions can be directed to the Parks Department at 753-6969 or e-mail at .