Fourth of July Festivities in Lakeside, Ohio

Posted Jun 29th, 2010 by Alexandrea Kontos  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com



Lakeside, Ohio – Participate in the many patriotic activities on Sunday, July 4 in Lakeside. The day begins with the Children’s Bike Parade at 1:30 p.m. in Perry Park. Participants should arrive early with an already decorated bike.

Following the bike parade will be the Fourth of July Float Parade at 2 p.m. The grand marshals for the float parade will be Michael Hirsch and Anthony Ramicone, youth shuffleboard players that will be traveling to Germany to play in the World Cup 2010 Team Tournament in Hohenroda, Hesse, in August. The third team member, Riley Hubbard, will be arriving to Lakeside later this summer, and therefore will not be able to participate in the Fourth of July Parade.

Both parades will travel from east to west on Second Street. Spectators are invited to dress patriotically, as they are an important part of this Lakeside holiday tradition.

The Hotel Lakeside Dining Room and outdoor Café will serve and extensive Sunday brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m-2 p.m. From 2-8 p.m. BBQ Traveler will offer a variety of food, including chicken, ribs, hamburgers, hot dogs and sandwiches on the lawn of Hotel Lakeside. Food selections are a la carte and are under $10.

Central Ohio Brass Band will entertain at the Steele Memorial Bandstand at 6 p.m., offering a selection of familiar patriotic tunes.

At 9:45 p.m., or dusk, fireworks will offer a spectacular finale to the day.

For information about a daily gate pass, visit www.lakesideohio.com.

Known as the Chautauqua on Lake Erie, Lakeside is a family destination that has pioneered the act of nurturing mind, body and spirit since 1873. One of the few remaining Chautauquas in the United States, Lakeside offers a variety of spiritual, educational, cultural arts and recreational opportunities. Located between Cleveland and Toledo on Lake Erie’s south shore, Lakeside is a gated community that provides rest and renewal in addition to hundreds of enlightening and entertaining experiences. For more information on vacationing or living the Lakeside Chautauqua experience, visit www.lakesideohio.com or call 866-952-5374.


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