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”

• 9am – Car Show Registration

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

• 2:30 – Car Show Prizes Awarded

• 4:00pm – Christian Music Festival @ South Park Stage Sponsored by CrossWind Church 

Monday, July 1
“Free Family Fun Night”

• 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

• Kids fun Archery              • Passport for “Explore Dorr”

• Corn Hole                         • Cookie Decorating

• 6:30 pm – Family Fun Softball game



Tuesday, July 2
“Vets and Pets”

Vets and Pets Night @ North Park Pavillion

• 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

Wednesday, July 3
“Voice of SW Michigan”

(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.

• 5:00pm – “Voice of SW Michigan” Karaoke Contest – CASH PRIZES! $500 first place
Hosted by Zaynee Hobdy Extreme Karaoke
Must pre-qualify for this Karaoke contest at preliminary eliminations in the weeks before.
Qualifying Locations: Contact these Bars for Karaoke pre-trial contest dates & times.
5 Lakes Brewing, Dorr Lucky’s Roadhouse, Gun Lake | Family Tavern, Caledonia

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
∞ 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, $50 second place, $25 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”

(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.

   Popcorn for sale by Dorr Library.

Saturday July 6
“Play in the Park”

(Food Booths & Carnival Rides Noon until Dusk)

• July 6 – 9am until 3pm – Community Flea Market @ Dorr’s South Park
No advance vendor registration necessary. Set up at 8am.
No guns, alchohol, 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

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

• July 6, 2pm – Corn Hole Tournament

• July 6, 3pm – Tug of War

• July 6, 3:30pm – 3 Legged Race

• July 6, 3-5pm – Ice Cream Social

• July 6, 5pm – Euchre Tournament

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.