Patriotic Evening

268 Patriotic Evening

One great evening and two celebrations!

Since 2001
July 3, 2018
5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
(352) 341-7820

Patriotic Evening
Liberty Park, 286 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, Florida
5 p.m. Vendors Open
6:30 p.m. Opening Ceremony
7:00 p.m. Rhythym Express Band
Fireworks at dark (estimated start 9-10 p.m.)

Patriotic Rock the Park (for the kids)
Wallace Brooks Park, 208 N. Mill Ave., Inverness, Florida
5 p.m. Welcome by Ryan Downs and DJ Trae. Dance party and activities begin for the kids. Free inflatables and face painting all night.
6:45 p.m. Opening Ceremony
Fireworks at dark (estimated start 9-10 p.m.)

Join us for a fireworks spectacular set at two lakeside parks, Liberty and Wallace Brooks, which are adjoined by the Withlacoochee State Trail. The best in regional food trucks and local charities will open at 5 p.m., and Cone Beer sales will open in Liberty Park only. Wallace Brooks is an alcohol free zone for kids and families.

Join the Mayor and the Inverness City Council for opening ceremony at 6:30 p.m.  in Liberty Park at the main stage, Rhythm Express will bring the funk at 7 p.m. playing the best in R&B, Pop, Funk, Blues and Motown. 

Families are invited to check out the kid-friendly event Patriotic Rock the Park taking place at neighboring park, Wallace Brooks. This opening ceremony is set for 6:45 p.m.

The fireworks display will begin over Lake Henderson at approximately 9 p.m., and both parks offer amazing lakefront views. Please leave pets and coolers at home.

Patriotic Evening Postcard

Liberty Park Park

286 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness

Food Vendors

  • Bayou Billy Sweet Dixie Tea
  • Bodez Tube Steaks & Such
  • Bubbaques
  • Dentico's Tropical Grill
  • Deuce & A Half BBQ 
  • Gypsy Fish (seafood) 
  • Jamaican Jerk Hut
  • K's Grill 18
  • Light My Fire Mobile Pizza
  • Lynn's Ice Cream
  • Melonhead Ent.
  • Mr. Paella/Primos Kitchen
  • OMG Pretzel Bites
  • Papa's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn
  • Philly Down South
  • Pineapple Express
  • Pop Fusions
  • Rapoza's Flavor Safari
  • Sweet Suga's Grillin 

Activity Vendors

  • Photo Booth
  • Zorbeez Track
  • Rock Wall
  • Mechanical Shark
  • Bungee 

 Patriotic Rock the Park Post Card

Wallace Brooks Park

208 N. Mill Ave., Invernes

Food Vendors

  • Citrus County School Nutrition Assn
  • Doogie Dogs a Go Go Food Truck
  • Inverness Lions Club
  • Lynn's Ice Cream
  • Nature Coast Young Marines
  • NCSK Gourmet Popcorn
  • Pyrate Apparel

Free activities in Wallace Brooks exclusively for kids!

  • Face painting
  • Photo booth
  • Inflatables
  • Dance Party
  • Tug-O-War
  • Hula Hoops