Family Fun, Food and Fireworks!
Independence Day Celebration
Monday July 4th, 2022
at Founders Park, MM 87, Islamorada
Hosted by the Upper Keys Rotary Club
Sponsored by Islamorada, Village of Islands
Music, Fun and Games, Face Painting
Beer, rum punch, soda and water available for purchase
Apple Pie Baking Contest. Bring your prepared apple pie to be judged at 6:30pm.
Patriotic Puppy Parade and Costume Contest 7:30pm at Amphitheater stage.
Stars and Stripes Inflatable Obstacle Course
Fireworks begin after the sun sets!
No coolers and no glass containers. No outside food allowed.
$10 parking donation.
Sponsored by: Islamorada, Village of Islands and the Upper Keys Rotary
Patriotic People & Puppy Parade & Costume Contest
Strut your stuff for the USA and join in the parade through the Founders Park Great Lawn!
at the Annual July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4th, 2022 at Founders Park
Parade starts at 7:30pm
Must Register by 7pm on July 4th at the Parks & Recreation Booth
(Family Friendly Attire)
Special Treat for all contestants!
Winners will be awarded for the following categories:
1st & 2nd place “Roman Candle” (adults)
1st & 2nd place “Sparkler” (kids)
1st & 2nd place “Rocket Paws” (dogs)
“Firecracker” Most spirited! (humans & dogs)
Family Friendly Attire
All dogs must remain on a leash or held at all times.
Dogs must be sociable with other dogs. Any dogs showing aggression will be asked to leave.
All dogs must be comfortable with loud music and large crowds including children.
Islamorada provides waste bags and owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs.
All dogs must have proof of current rabies vaccination (tag).
For more information contact:
Islamorada, Village of Islands & the Upper Keys Rotary Club Present:
The Annual July 4th Celebration
Founders Park MM 87 Bayside
All American Apple Pie Contest
Monday, July 4th 2022
Bring your home-baked Apple Pie to Founders Park by 6:15pm
Pies will be judged by overall presentation and taste!
Judging will begin at 6:30pm
1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes awarded!
Pies will be shared after contest winners are announced.
This contest is open to anyone wishing to bake an Apple Pie. Amateur bakers only.
No professional bakers may enter this competition (A professional baker is defined as someone who works for a bakery, works for or owns a catering company, or sells pies)
No other fruits may be added. (Juices are OK)
Use of disposable pie tin is recommended. The return of plates cannot be guaranteed.
Please do not write your name on the pie. You will be assigned a number at registration,
The finished pie cannot contain raw or uncooked eggs (white or yolks).
Please bring serving utensil. (Disposable utensil recommended)