The biggest party in the park is next week, full of music, activities, food, and celebrations. Freedom Has a Birthday, presented by Rocky Mountain Power, will be at Washington Park on Tuesday, July 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The family-centered event is free to the public, alcohol-free, and plenty of fun for the kids.

Spider Bungee Tramp

Airbound from Colorado is bringing their 4-way spider bungee trampoline. Up to four jumpers at a time can do flips and turn on this unique trampoline. 

Kraken Dual Slide

The popular 28-foot dual slide will be at the party, allowing two riders at a time. 

Free Ice Cream Cones

Starting at 10 a.m. Meadow Gold and the Masonic Temple are handing out the cold treats on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Fire Department Hose Down

The Laramie Fire Department will be hosing down willing participants throughout the party to beat the heat. At 11 a.m., 1, and 3 p.m., enjoy a refreshing airborne cold water spray. 

Extras for Adults

There will also be three stages full of music and presentations. The Flag Ceremony and Anthem will be performed at 10 a.m. in the Bandshell. The Laramie Municipal Band will play immediately after.

Danno From Wyo, Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing, and Shawn Hess will perform on the other two stages. 

There will be over 90 vendor booths this year, from fitness to faith, government and healthcare, several food options and first-aid centers, and other booths with free activities for children. For a complete list of vendors and other information, see the City of Laramie’s press release here.  

Freedom Has a Birthday is always a good time for the family. Stroll through the park and celebrate with the community.

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"Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours."- Wallace Bruce

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"For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue."- James A. Garfield

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