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Fourth Of July Parade

Parade winner gets trophy

Parade winner gets trophy

August 14, 2013 12:00 am
Scouts honor fallen heroes

Scouts honor fallen heroes

July 14, 2013 12:00 am

There's nothing like a parade to celebrate small town America

As you're reading this, I hope you're getting ready to come on down to Whiting's Fourth of July Parade, the oldest in the Calumet Region at 94 years.

July 04, 2013 12:00 am
Marking spots for parade a family tradition in LaPorte

Marking spots for parade a family tradition in LaPorte

LAPORTE | LaPorte residents flocked to both sides of Ind. 2 on Wednesday to claim spots for watching the Fourth of July parade, which draws thousands of people each year.

July 03, 2013 2:30 pm
Authentic World War II plane to perform flyover at LaPorte parade

Authentic World War II plane to perform flyover at LaPorte parade

LAPORTE | A flyover will kick off the Fourth of July parade in LaPorte after all and a Region native will carry it out behind the controls of his authentic World War II plane.

July 02, 2013 5:14 pm

Cedar Lake parade results announced

CEDAR LAKE | Results have been announced for the Fourth of July Land Parade that kicked off this year's Cedar Lake Summerfest.

July 09, 2012 12:00 am
Parade

Parade

Jonathan Noel helps some of the parade participants cool off by spraying them with water during the Hebron Town Parade Wednesday morning.

July 04, 2012 1:07 pm
Parade

Parade

One of the judges at the Turtle Derby sits back and watches closely to determine which turtle crosses the finish line first Wednesday afternoon.

July 04, 2012 1:07 pm
Parade

Parade

Fans cheer on their turtles in the famous Hebron Turtle Derby Wednesday afternoon at the town parade.

July 04, 2012 1:07 pm
Hebron keeps cool during parade, other holiday events

Hebron keeps cool during parade, other holiday events

People line Main Street on Wednesday afternoon as they wait for Hebron's Fourth of July parade to start.

July 04, 2012 1:07 pm
Region celebrates Independence Day

Region celebrates Independence Day

Patrons at the Hebron Turtle Derby watch as the reptiles scurry to the finish line Wednesday morning.

July 04, 2012 1:07 pm
Hebron keeps cool during parade, other holiday events

Hebron keeps cool during parade, other holiday events

The Hebron All-Star softball team drenches parade spectators Wednesday afternoon with water guns.

July 04, 2012 1:07 pm
Hebron keeps cool during parade, other holiday events

Hebron keeps cool during parade, other holiday events

Children gather at the judges table Wednesday to enter their turtles into the annual Hebron Turtle Derby.

July 04, 2012 1:07 pm
Hebron keeps cool during parade, other holiday events

Hebron keeps cool during parade, other holiday events

One of the contestants in the Hebron Turtle Derby tries to hurry toward the finish line Wednesday.

July 04, 2012 1:07 pm
Fourth of July events from around the region

Fourth of July events from around the region

A C-130, part of the 182nd airborne division out of Peoria, Ill., flies over Merrillville on Tuesday night to end the town's Fourth of July parade.

July 03, 2012 7:40 pm
Fourth of July events from around the region

Fourth of July events from around the region

Tano Ontiveros, of the Lake County Sheriff's Department Mounted Posse, performs lasso tricks Tuesday for the crowd at Merrillville's Fourth of July parade.

July 03, 2012 7:40 pm
Fourth of July events from around the region

Fourth of July events from around the region

Union Township's Fire Department shows off its stars and stripes engine Tuesday at Merrillville's Fourth of July parade.

July 03, 2012 7:34 pm

Stand up and sing (and dance) at this year's Hub City parade

The summer is flying by, with the celebration of our country’s birthday highlighting this week.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
Church hosts auction and picnic

Church hosts auction and picnic

HIGHLAND | Redeemer Lutheran Church, with help from the North Lake County chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, is hosting a silent auction fundraiser and pre-parade picnic Tuesday.

June 29, 2012 12:00 am

More than just bands and brats, July 4 celebrates freedom

Wednesday is Independence Day. Many people automatically think of Whiting when they think of the Fourth of July because of our Fourth of July Parade.

June 28, 2012 12:00 am
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