July 1st Hometown Celebration

Published on June 13, 2022

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UPDATE: 1 HOUR RAIN DELAY - Fireworks still at 9:30 pm. 

The City of Eustis will host its Independence Day Hometown Celebration on Friday, July 1 in Ferran Park, located at 250 Ferran Park Drive in Eustis. The free, family-friendly event runs from 5 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with entertainment from the Central Florida Show Ski Team and live music by Johnny Wild and the Delights. Attendees can enjoy a variety of arts and crafts, 25 delicious food vendors, free axe throwing, and more! 

Johnny and the Delights will start performing at 6:30 p.m. (now 7:30) and play throughout the night at the historic Alice McClelland Memorial Bandshell. 

As part of the Independence Day event, the City will offer free admission to the Eustis Aquatic Center pool and splash pad (weather permitted). Bathing suits are required. Check back at Eustis.org for hours of operation. 

“We are excited to have a great slate of activities and a large number of vendors for this event,” said Miranda Muir, the City’s Event & Tourism Manager. “Coming together, as a community, to celebrate America is an awesome feeling and makes our Hometown Celebration one of the most anticipated events of the year.”

The night will come to a sparkling end at 9:30 p.m. with a fantastic display of fireworks over Lake Eustis by Four Seasons Display, Inc. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. 

Schedule of Events:
5:00 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Axe Throwing
5:30 6:30 p.m. - Central Florida Show Ski Team
6:30 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Johnny and the Delights (Bandshell Stage)
9:30 p.m. - Eustis Fireworks by Four Seasons Display, Inc. (time not changed). 


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Pets are permitted, but must remain on a leash.