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Join the Tradition!


The annual Anchorage Independence Day celebration, brought to you by the Anchorage Civic Club, is a long-standing and well-loved tradition in our community and is a large part of our small-town charm.  Join your neighbors for the fun!

July 3

Dusk: Fireworks over Owl Creek Country Club, co-sponsored by OCCC

Please do not bring your own food, beverages, or fireworks on the premises.


July 4

Firecracker “Almost” 5K/10K Walk/Run

Registration 8:15 a.m., Race 9:00 a.m.

Bring your family and friends – everyone is welcome and can participate, regardless of age or experience. Prizes and plaques awarded for the best time in male and female categories by age and distance. 

·         Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. outside the lower level of the Sea Hag restaurant.  Click HERE for a printable entry form to bring with you the day of the race.  

·         The race will begin at 9:00 a.m. in front of “Shall We Dance Studio,” move through the city streets and conclude with The Anchorage Trail Loop.

·         $20.00 for adults, includes official hat or t-shirt (only $15 for all Civic Club members) 

·         $5 for kids/students under 21, includes official hat or medallion. 

·         Maximum charge per family to participate is $40.00. 

·         Admission is FREE for members of the Anchorage Public School Cross Country team and Girls on the Run.


Registration 4:45 p.m., Parade 5:30 p.m.

Everyone can be part of the Independence Day Parade!  Decorate your bike, stroller, car, golf cart, tractor, horse, hat, or whatever you have.  Registration begins at 4:45 p.m.

Motorized vehicles line up at Anchorage Presbyterian Church, non-motorized in the Anchorage Crossings parking lot. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m.

Prize Categories: • Best Bike/Scooter • Best Family •Most Original • Judges’ Award • Best Golf Cart, etc. • Best Horse/Animal •Most Bizarre • Norman Rockwell Small Town USA • Best Car/Truck • Good Neighbors 

Picnic and Games

6:00 p.m.

Location: Wagner Park

·         6:15 p.m. – Announcements at Wagner Park. Firecracker Run winners, parade winners, and presentation of the manure spreader.

·         6:30 p.m. – Picnic on the lawn. Please bring your own food and beverages.  

·         7:00 p.m. – Games! Hula-hoop, tug o’war, egg toss, and more. Fun for the entire family! 




Oct. 17 - Anchorfest


Nov. 28 - Turkey Trot


















For addtiional information regarding upcoming events, please see the current edition of

The Anchor Age newsletter.






























City of Anchorage, Kentucky
1306 Evergreen Road
Anchorage, Kentucky 40223
Phone (502) 245-4654
Fax (502) 245-5651
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