We’ll have the AmeriState Bank Independence Day Parade the morning of the 3rd with activities at Pennington Creek Park the old fashioned way! The Tishomingo Chevrolet Lifted Truck And Car Show will be going on, plus the first Kid’s Powerwheel Races for kids age 3-7. There will be water slides, bubble machines, vendor booths, a dunk tank, food trucks, the Little Miss And Mr Firecracker Contest, a volleyball tournament sponsored by Texoma Labs, Inc., hot dog eating contest, Sooner Foods watermelon eating contest, an apple pie baking contest and more!
Saturday,July 3rd,2021: Pennington Creek Park
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. AmeriState Bank Independence Day Parade
Please come to Main Street for a parade showcasing our community businesses, organizations and more! You could win this year's traveling trophy! Truck and Car Show entrants are encouraged to participate! Vehicles start from Tishomingo High School by 9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tishomingo Chevrolet Lifted Truck and Car Show
Bring your lifted truck or hot rod out for multiple contests and giveaways! Check in at the Truck and Car Show table on the west side of the park.
11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Patriotic Program
Pennington Creek Park. Featuring the American Legion, local singer Emily McCarter, and our Little Miss and Mr contestants!
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Pinnacle CareOK Little Miss and Mr Firecracker Contest
Get your littles ready to become Johnston County royalty! Tishomingo Parks and Recreation would like to introduce the first inaugural Little Miss and Mr Firecracker Contest, a new Red, White and BOOM Celebration tradition sponsored by Pinnacle Care OK! Age divisions include: 3 and Under, 4-7, 8-12, and 13-17. Youth will sell $1 chances for $100 gift cards to local businesses. The Little Miss and Mr with the most sales in each age category wins the title, a crown, sash and bragging rights! All proceeds benefit Henrietta Gaddis Park in Tishomingo. Check in at the park pavilion.
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Texoma Labs, Inc. Volleyball Tournament
Who's up for summertime volleyball? We're now registering teams of (3) for the tournament on July 3rd at Pennington Creek Park! Registration is $30 and the winner will receive a gift certificate from All American Floats for a free raft/kayak/canoe rental to float the 4 or 9 mile route on the Illinois River in Tahlequah for six people!
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Maxey Insurance Kid's Powerwheel Races
Bring your kids to race their electric (stock) power wheel vehicles! Open to ages 3-7. Free to enter. Parents race afterward! Check-in at Truck and Car Show table on the west side of the park.
12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.Complete Home Health and Services Hot Dog Eating Contest
Who can eat the most hot dogs in 60 seconds? Winner will receive a great prize! Check in at the park pavilion.
12:45 p.m. - 1 p.m.Sooner Foods Watermelon Eating Contest
Who can eat the watermelon the fastest? The winner will receive an awesome prize! Check in at the park pavilion.
1 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.First United Bank Apple Pie Baking Contest
We'll have (3) people to judge the pie's appearance, design and taste! The winner will receive $100 in local gift cards! Check-in at the park pavilion.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. MAD Ministries Music in the Park
Come out to hear musical talents from around Johnston County! Headlining is Ivan Richeson and his local band playing "70s Revisited". Bring a lawn chair. We have slots available for anyone interested in performing!
10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Water Slides sponsored by Spa 211 and Tishomingo Tag Agency
Let the kids come play in the sun on these (2) 16-foot water slides!
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Simple Simon's Pizza Beast Eating Contest
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