July 4th 2012 – 4th of July Events Bonita Springs Florida

Looking for Things to Do? Kick off the Fourth of July with a traditional small town parade, organized by Bonita Springs' Professional Firefighters Local 3444. This year's Bonita Springs 4th of July Parade theme is Shine a Bright Light on Our Community and was chosen by Ms. Stacey Strell's Eighth Grade Class at Bonita Springs Charter School!

The parade starts at 9:00 am and runs South on Old 41 in Downtown Bonita Springs from Bonita Drive to Riverside Park in Bonita Springs, Florida.

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Then the City of Bonita Springs once again celebrates Independence Day with the annual Star Spangled Bonita!

The event will feature Deb & the Dynamics, children's activities, eating contests, an old-fashioned bed race and a laser light show and fireworks display. The festivities will begin at 4 p.m.

Newly added to this year's event is an old-fashioned bed race.

The race will take place along Old U.S. 41 beginning at 4 p.m. and interested participants are asked to pre-register with the YMCA 597-3148 or visit http://ymcapalms.org/.