Events at the Park

Pancake feed

Pancake Feed

Thousands of pancakes will be served during the volunteer firefighters' pancake feed. It is from 6 - 9 a.m. at Campbell County Fire Station No. 1.

About 30 volunteer firefighters will mix up colossal batches of pancake batter and serve more than a thousand people. All they ask for is a donation in return.

Gillette Physical Therapy 4 Mile Run/Walk

Lace up your running shoes for this road race. The event starts at 7:15 a.m. at the Bicentennial Park soccer fields. Preregister by June 30th or on race day until 6:45 a.m.

Road race

Free Hot Dog Feed

The free hot dog feed begins at 12 p.m. near softball field four, just West of the concession stand building. Some 6,000 hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served.

Kid playing games


The parade begins at 10 a.m. and runs west on 2nd Street from Osborne to Burma. The public is encouraged to park south of 2nd Street and there will be limited handicap parking on Gillette Avenue between 1st and 2nd Streets. For more information on the parade, contact Darla Cotton at 682-8527.

Free hotdog feed

Kids Games

The Kids games begin at 12 p.m. at Goat Roper Field. There will be a bean bag toss, ring toss, face painting and much more!

Mud Volleyball

Soak up the sun and get dirty starting at 12 p.m. on the North side of the park. Teams will play for nearly three hours, in the single-elimination tournament. There will be three pits to accommodate a total of 48 co-ed teams, which each include six people. The winners will sport fresh T-shirts, declaring them the victors.

People playing mud volleyball

Firemen Water Fights

Starting at 12 p.m. on the North side of the park, come and cool off during the summer heat!

Picture of fireman water fights
Band playing music


KOOL 105.3 will provide music via a  DJ north of the concession stand building.

Strongman/Strongwoman Competition

This challenge begins at 12 p.m. on softball field 3 and is more than muscle! It tests participants' endurance, determination and mental tenacity. The event is made up of three different feats: the boulder throw, tire flip and the railroad-tie carrying event.

Man lifting large tire

Firework Display

The day will warp up with the nighttime summer sky aglow with bright explosions all in honor of our nation's birth! Gillette's annual fireworks display will start at 10:00 p.m. at Cam-Plex.