The month is coming to an end, but the summer fun is just getting started! Finish off the month of July with an exciting July Festival. Then, prepare for all of the excitement that net month has to offer!
Tour de Paris
Would you like to tour the area? Hop on your bike and head out to the 34th Tour de Paris event. This event first began in 1984 with “a few enthusiastic cyclists”. Today, it is recorded that more than 1,700 cyclists and volunteers participate. However, there are a few requirements and recommendations in order for you to join in on the fun.
-Participants must use a bike that is in good working order.
-Riders are encouraged to have their own pumps, tubes, water bottle, and tools. (There is water available for you to fill up at the Start position and at all Rest Stops.
-Helmets are required while on the bicycle.
**All bike riders are responsible for their repairs.
Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Time: Begins at 8 AM (Registration ends at 7:50 AM)
Location: Starts on Jefferson Road – West of Love Civic Center. Click here for information about the routes.
Cost: Adults – $35; 12 & Under – $20; Tandem – $50
2018 Paris Balloon & Music Festival
Yep! You read that correctly: The Paris Balloon & Music Festival is here! You can enjoy Balloon Glows, Monster Truck Rides, Tethered Balloon Rides, Food Trucks, Market Place Vendors, Drawings, Giveaways, and Live Music at this exciting event. Plus, the kids can have lots of fun at the Kids Fun Zone!
Are you interested in taking a Hot Air Balloon ride? This is the perfect time! Set your alarm clock, rise bright and early, and let the excitement begin!
Date: Saturday, July 21st and Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
Time: Hot air balloon launch begins at 8 AM ; Gates Open at 5:00 PM
Location: Love Civic Center
Cost: $5.00 per person
James Hodge Dodge
Now that you’ve added the July festival you’d like to attend to your calendar, all that you need is a high-quality vehicle to get you there. Stop by and see the professionals here at James Hodge Dodge and get into the car, truck, or SUV that you’ve always wanted.