Grantsville City will host multiple Fourth of July events this year, including sports tournaments, Miss Grantsville City Pageant, a car show and more.
To kick off the festivities, Grantsville is hosting a pickleball tournament tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the tennis courts across from Grantsville High School.
The cost is $5 per player, according to Grantsville City Mayor Brent Marshall.
There will be a three-on-three soccer tournament on Wednesday evening at 5 p.m. for those 12 years old and under at the Cherry Street Park. At 6 p.m. those 13 years old and older will play. The cost is $5 per player.
Also on Wednesday, the Miss Grantsville City Pageant will be held beginning at 6 p.m. in the Grantsville High School auditorium at 155 E. Cherry Street.
During the pageant, multiple women will compete to hold the title of Miss Grantsville City and her attendants.
They will showcase their speaking skills, performance skills, and show off their evening wear, according to Marshall.
There will be a four-on-four volleyball tournament on Thursday. Registration for the tournament begins at 5 p.m. at the Grantsville High School football field. The cost is $5 per player. The game will begin shortly after registration.
On Friday, there will be a three-on-three basketball tournament. Registration for the tournament begins at 5:30 p.m. for grades three through eight at Grantsville Elementary School located at 50 Park Street. Registration for grade nine and adults will be at 7 p.m. and the cost for players is $5.
The dusk to dawn tennis tournament will be held on Friday evening as well at 7 p.m. at the Cherry Street tennis courts. The cost to register is $10.
Those interested in playing in the sports tournaments that don’t have an in-person registration can visit Grantsville.ut.gov to sign up.
The Fourth of July will be celebrated this year on Saturday in Grantsville City, because the fourth falls on a Sunday, according to Marshall.
Beginning Saturday morning there will be a mountain man style breakfast and a flag raising ceremony from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Grantsville Fire Station located at 26 N. Center Street. The cost of the breakfast is $5 per plate and the flag ceremony begins at approximately 8 a.m.
Also on Saturday morning, Grantsville will be hosting a 5K scholarship run in memory of Ray Barrus. It will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the high school.
The one mile run for kids’ fun run for ages 12 and under will begin at 7:00 a.m. at Grantsville High School.
To register please visit the website.
The parade will begin at 11 a.m. and Grantsville Main Street will be shut down beginning at 10:30 a.m. No street parking will be allowed during the time of the parade.
Beginning at 10 a.m. there will be a car show at the Cherry Street Park.
“We really love this car show. It’s fantastic,” said Marshall. “In the past, we’ve had a lot of entries and we think this year will be no different.”
The show will go until 4 p.m. and a talent show will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at the same location.
Venders will be set up at the park from 1 to 5 p.m. offering things for purchase, snacks, and food.
A fireworks show will be held Saturday evening beginning at 10 p.m. at the Cherry Street Park.
“We are excited for the celebration this year,” said Marshall. “It should be a great celebration.”