Come enjoy the annual July 4th patriotic lawn mower parade in Cooleemee this Wednesday! patriotic event sponsored by the town of Cooleemee grows each year as entrants decorate a wide variety of lawn mowers, old and new. The lawn mower floats will parade up and down the quiet streets of Cooleemee beginning at 10 a.m. starting at the Cooleemee Elementary School. Come follow along the parade route and enjoy a stroll down the historic and picturesque streets lined with great old shade trees and historic mill homes.
Free Watermelon & More
Following the parade there will be festivities on the Zachary House grounds including free watermelon and ice cream, games, water fun, and more! The Ladies Auxiliary of the Cooleemee/Mocksville VFW will be selling hotdogs, chips, and drinks as a fundraiser. There will be prizes for the best-decorated floats, lawnmowers, golf carts, or bikes.
If entering the parade (lawnmowers, bicycles, walkers, floats), please be dressed or decorated in a patriotic theme and meet at 9 a.m. in the elementary school parking lot on Marginal Street.
The fun in Cooleemee doesn’t end on July 4th. The Great Bullhole Duck Race & Family Festival will be held on Saturday, July 21st from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at River Park at Cooleemee Falls. The park is located at Erwin Temple Church Road, Cooleemee, North Carolina 27014.
Grab your family and friends and enjoy the food, fun, and fellowship as we raise funds to upkeep the River Park at Cooleemee Falls. This year our family event will include music by Emergency Music Service, food trucks, vendors, activities for the kids and more!
Duck Race begins at 1pm sharp. Cash prizes for winning ducks… 1st place $250, 2nd place $100, 3rd place $50. Duck Race tickets are now on sale for just $5 each!!! Tickets are available at Davie Discount Drug, Foster Drug, Cooleemee Town Hall, Davie County Chamber of Commerce, Davie County Recreation and Parks, Hot Diggity Dog, and the Gateway Building in Salisbury. You can also buy tickets from RiverPark board members!
For more information, call (336) 284-2141.