The Village of Bartlett is hosting some specific events/activities this year due to the Festival cancelation
Red, White, Blue and You!
This year Bartlett’s 4th of Julycelebration has a different look and some brand new ways to celebrate. Join in the fun of these festivities! Decorating Contest
Festooned, wrapped in bunting or draped in lights, how are you going to decorate the outside of your home or business for the 4th of July? The Village is sponsoring a decorating contest for residents and business owners and invites you to showcase your unique patriotic pride.
The winner in each of the three themed categories will receive an ACE Hardware store gift card. Pictures of the winning entries will be posted on the Village website and social media pages. The contest is open to all Bartlett residents and business owners.
Light Bright -- big, bold and bright with lights!
USA all the Way -- Best use of red, white and blue
Love of Country -- Hearts, hope and heroes
Submit your Nomination Form by Wednesday, 7/1/2020 to the Village of Bartlett. Include your name, address, the category you are entering and whether your entry is a home or business. Judging will be done by members of the 4th of July Committee and completed by Tuesday, 7/9/2020. Winners will be notified after that.
While you are decorating your place, be sure to check out Bartlett’s downtown streetlamps, which will be decorated from 6/29 through 7/6.
1991 Centennial Parade, Revisited
The 4th of July parade and festival that Bartlett has known since 1991 began as a way to celebrate the Village’s 100 years of incorporation. That inaugural year, the one-hour parade featuring floats, dignitaries, bands and more was recorded and saved for the history books.
The Bartlett History Museum is revisiting that year’s parade and reshowing it with updates included! What are Bartlett’s centennial triplets up to today? Hear marching memories from those who participated. Learn about Bartlett’s 4th of July history. Tune in Sunday, July 5 at 1 p.m. to relive memories, make some new ones and perhaps catch a glimpse of yourself!
The parade video will be available on 7/5 on multiple platforms -- check back here for details on where you "can watch" the parade.
Information to follow – check back soon for all the details
The Next Festival will be held 2021
The festival grounds are located at the corner of S. Stearns and S. Bartlett Road near the Bartlett Community Center, 700 S. Bartlett Road.
*No pets are allowed on the festival grounds. Pricing and events are subject to change.
The Bartlett 4th of July Festival includes a carnival with rides and games, food, beverages, FREE entertainment for all ages, BINGO, a Turtle Race, a Parade, on site presence for non profit groups, skydivers, fireworks, and a great sense of community pride.