Dorr has long been famous for our annual 4th Of July Independence Day Festival.
2019 being Dorr’s Sesquicentennial, we will celebrate for seven days, Sun June 30 through Sat July 6.

Dorr 4th – Schedule Of Events

See full details at Dorr 4th official webpage.

Like Dorr 4th on Facebook. 

Sunday, June 30
“Car Show & Christian Concert”

Location – Dorr South Park

• 9am – Car Show Registration

• Noon – Classic Car / Truck Show @ Dorr’s South Park

• 2:30 – Car Show Prizes Awarded

3:00pm – Christian Music Concert
                    (Free concert) PERFECT SHELTER band
                     @ South Park Stage Sponsored by CrossWind Church

Monday, July 1
“Free Family Fun Night”

Location – Dorr North Park Pavilion

Bring canned and boxed foods to the park for PROJECT HOPE Food Drive all week.

• 6 pm – Flag Raising at Veterans’ Memorial – Military recognition

• 6:30pm – Food @ North Park Pavillion – Hotdog meal, chips, drink, frozen dessert

• 6:30pm – Business sponsored activities and Games @ North Park Pavillion

∞ Passport for “Explore Dorr”

∞ Corn Hole

∞ Cookie Decorating

• 6:30 pm – Family Fun Softball game
Gear provided by Dorr Recreation Association.



Tuesday, July 2
“Vets and Pets”

Location – Dorr North Park Pavilion

• 6:00 to 8:30 pm – Good Food from Silver Star Café (vet-owned food truck)

• 6:30 to 8:30 pm – Pet Costume Contest @ North Park Pavillion

∞ Allegan County Sheriff K-9 Unit – Deputy Blair and K-9 partner Edo

∞ Dorr Vet Clinic

∞ LuvnPupz adoption agency

∞ Chow Hound Pet Supplies – Where pets are family!
     30th year in business serving west Michigan.

∞ Blue Star Mothers will be here.
Blue Star Mothers of America provides support for mothers
who have sons or daughters in active service in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Wednesday, July 3
“Concert in the Park”

Location – Dorr South Park

(Food Booths & Carnival Rides in evening)

First day of Carnival Rides

• 3:00pm until 7:30pm – Community Flea Market @ Dorr South Park

No Advance Registration necessary.

• 7:00pm – Nathan Walton in concert

Michigan Soul Blues Vocalist. All The Elements of Vintage Rock With Something New Yet Nostalgic.
Acoustic-Electric Music. Original songwriting.

Thursday July 4
“Happy Independence Day”

(Food Booths & Carnival Rides Noon until Dusk)

• 7:00am – 10:00am – Community Breakfast @ Dorr Christian Reformed Church

• 10:30am – 4th of July Parade
Staging 9am at American Legion
Parade Route:
From American Legion Hall, south on 18th St, west on 142nd to Moose Lodge.
See  Dorr Township webpage   for all parade details.

 During parade: Fly-Over by historic WWII Fighter Planes

4th of July Following the Parade:
∞ Famous Ox Roast (History Lesson: )
∞ Knights of Columbus Chicken Bar-B-Q
∞ Bingo Tent
∞ Live Music & Karaoke

• Noon to 4pm – Bingo Tent @ Dorr South Park

∞ 4th of July Onstage Music @ Dorr’s South Park Stage:

• Noon – Johnny Cash Tribute, with Cal Klokkert

• 1pm – KaR Tunes, Acoustic Folk & Rock favorites.

• 2pm – 4pm – Open Karaoke Contest
Hosted by Zaynee Hobdy Extreme Karaoke
$100 first place, $75 second place, $50 third place

• 7:00pm – “Stolen Horses” Country Concert

• Dusk (10:20pm) – 4th of July Fireworks
Bring lawn chairs and blankets. No dogs or bikes in the park.

Friday July 5
“Movie Night”

Location – Dorr South Park

Bring canned and boxed foods to the park for PROJECT HOPE Food Drive all week.

(Food Booths & Carnival Rides Noon until Dusk)

• 7:00pm – Luke Lenhart Live Music SouthPark Stage

• 9:30pm – Movie Time Movie is at the Main SouthPark Stage.

Families are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, & coolers.

Saturday July 6
“Play in the Park”

(Food Booths & Carnival Rides Noon until Dusk)

• July 6, 9:00am – Grace & Kylee’s Angel Dash

5K Run/Walk @ Bysterveld Park, 4171 14th St., right down the road from the friendly town of Dorr MI. Be there July 6th to join us as we walk/run for all the babies gone too soon. 100% of the proceeds go to Star Legacy Foundation. Kids Dash starts at 8am & 5K walk/run starts at 830am. There will also be an awards ceremony & raffle following the 5K. Thanks for all your support!
CLICK HERE for registration details.

• July 6 – 9am until 3pm – Community Flea Market @ Dorr’s South Park

No advance vendor registration necessary. Set up at 8am.
No guns, alcohol, or drugs.
E-mail Roger Smith at Or Call Roger (616) 688-5162

• July 6 – Noon to 3pm – Bingo Tent @ Dorr’s South Park

Hosted by Dorr Library Millage Yes Campaign

All-Ages Family Games

Location – Dorr North Park Pavilion

• 10am – Disc Golf (hosted by Omega Games & Apparel)

• July 6, 2pm – Corn Hole Tournament (sponsored by Manda Lou’s Bakery)
                       Register online

• July 6, 3-5pm – Ice Cream Social

• July 6, 3pm – Tug of War (sponsored by Bernal Law Office)

• July 6, 3:30pm – 3 Legged Race (sponsored by Bernal Law Office)

• July 6, 4:00pm – Football Bowling “Fowling” (sponsored by Bernal Law Office)

• July 6, 5pm – 50/50 Euchre Tournament (sponsored by Bernal Law Office)
                       Register online at

Proceeds from Celebration go to Dorr youth sports programs & events in the Dorr community.
Thanks to Dorr Business Association and Dorr Recreation Association.
Celebration made possible by Dorr Lions.