July 4th Celebration

July 4th - Firemen's float

Laurel’s 4th of July Celebration!!!

A day of family, friends and fun.

There is nothing like a small town 4th of July Celebration.   Most people come for the parade, gather in Thomson Park, and stay the day, waiting for the fireworks at dusk. It’ll be a day you will remember for a long time.


July 4th

A Pancake Breakfast at 6:00am to 11:00 am at Fireman’s Park (Main St and 1st Ave) sponsored by the Laurel Jaycees.

$8 adult / $5 children 12 & under / 6 and under FREE

The Chief Joseph Run begins at the Thompson Park picnic shelter on East 6th St.  8 Milers will start at 6:30 and 2 & 4 milers will start at 7:00.  Last year we had 250 runners.

The Kiddies Parade begins at 10:00 at Western Security Bank and ends at Firefighter’s Memorial. No Registration required.

The Grand Parade is at 11:00 am. Thousands line the streets and view the parade.

The Food and Craft Fair begins at 9:00am and ends at 9:00 pm so people can shop and purchase food all day long.

Activities and Entertainment are planned for throughout the day.

The Fireworks begin as soon as it is dark.  Laurel has the largest fireworks display in Montana.


Parade Route Map        Black line is line up area.  Blue line is Parade Route. Red line is Parade Route area with no parking.

 2019   Parade Winners are:

Best Theme- Moose Family Lodge

Best Patriotic -Billings All Star Cheer

Best Club – The Rock Church

Best Vehicle – Bickler Auto

Best Music – Laurel Community Band

Best Commercial – Altana FCU

Download a Registration Form:

2020 Craft

2020 Food-Vendor-Registration

2020 Non-Profit Registration Form

2020 Parade Registration


2020 Run Entry

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