Clawson's Fourth of July Schedule of Events
An early look at all the festivities leading up to the big fireworks show on July 4.
The fourth of July is a little more than a month away but in case you'd like to make preparations, the planning committee has provided a schedule of all the events in Clawson. All events will be held at City Park unless otherwise noted. Keep checking the Clawson Patch for developing details on the events.
- Free 1 Mile Fun Run— 7 p.m.
- 5K Freedom Run— 7:30 p.m.
- Clawson Community Blood Drive at City Hall — 1-7 p.m.
- Ice Cream Social — 7 p.m. (sponsored by the Clawson Lions Club)
- South Oakland Concert Band — 7:30 p.m.
- Kiddie Garage Sale — 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Kiddie Parade — 11 a.m. (sponsored by the GFWC Clawson Juniors)
- Kiddie Games — 11:30 a.m.
- Big Wheel Race — 11:45 a.m. (sponsored by Tri-County ACE Hardware)
- Coney Day — 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (sponsored for Clawson-Troy Optimists)
- Bonus Night with amusement rides and food concessions — 3-9 p.m. (admission $2)
July 4, Independence Day
- Herb Glenn Memorial Pancake Breakfast at United Methodist Church — 7-11 a.m.
- Firecracker Mile at Clawson Shopping Center on West 14 Mile Road — 7:45-9 a.m.
- Fourth of July Parade — 9 a.m. (Clawson Shopping Center to City Park)
- Arts & Crafts Fair — 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Midway Area Open — 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Midway Area — free attractions 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Opening Ceremony — noon
- Clawson Junior Boys Baseball All Star Game and Clawson Junior Boys (ages 9-10) Novice All Star Game — noon
- Water Battle: Clawson Fire Department vs. Troy Fire Department — 1 p.m.
- Clawson Junior Boys Baseball All Star Game and Clawson Junior Boys (ages 11-12) Novice All Star Game — 2 p.m.
- Annual Mother/Daughter Softball Games at Schalm Elementary — 2 p.m.
- Winners announced for Clawson Beautiful Baby Contest — 7 p.m.
- Fireworks Show at dusk — about 10 p.m.