Fireworks cap July 4 celebration

Elk River’s Independence Day celebration drew people to Lions Park in Elk River.

There were children’s games and activities, music, food vendors, a flag-raising ceremony, a presentation of the colors by the Elk River Police Honor Guard and Elk River Scouts, an Independence Day skit and other activities. It was all capped off by a fireworks show. Here are some of the photos from the day.

Fireworks lit up the night sky over LIons Park in Elk River on July 4. Photo by cMichaelStudio

Scout Talen Carlson saluted as the flag was raised at the Korean War Memorial at Lions Park on the Fourth of July. Photo by Joni Astrup

Members of the Elk River Police Honor Guard participated in a program at Lions Park.

The Red, White & Blue Elk River Alumni Jazz band performed July 4 at Lions Park.

Brad Scarp and Kate Durushia of the Phantom of the Opera cast did an impromptu performance at Lions Park.

Dressed in patriotic colors, Florence Schuldt volunteered at one of the children’s games at Lions Park.

Doris and Dan Anderson passed out American flags to people attending the Elk River Independence Day celebration.

Alex White saluted as the flag was raised at Lions Park on July 4. He was home on leave visiting his parents.

Scout Jacob Griffths carried the flag to the Korean War Memorial at Lions Park. Shown with him are, left to right are: Stephen Alexander, Tucker Johnson and Ryan Herboldt.

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