The annual 4th of July Parade and other events are being planned for the 191st celebration of our nation’s independence in Pekin on Monday, July 5. 

The Pekin Community Betterment Organization is holding meetings and organizing the events for this year’s celebration. 

Those who would like to be in the flea market, which was not held last year, can contact 812-620-5682 or  812-972-3509. 

PCBO President Taylor Humphrey said they were also looking for food vendors and participants in a tug of war event. 

The parade, prince and princess contest, and the annual Queen contest will be held on Monday, July 5. 

Information on other events, fireworks and the parade will be provided here soon. 

Entry information can be found below:

 Rules and regulations for the 4Th of July Queen Contest

July 4th Prince and Princess Contest