The City of Walhalla will be hosting its annual Independence Fest in Downtown Walhalla from Saturday, July 1st to Tuesday, July 4th. Bring the family out to enjoy the carnival, pony rides, FREE concerts, fireworks & crowd favorite – the patriotic bike parade!!

Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 1st

Live DJ   1:00 – 5:00 PM
Water Sprinkler Fun   2:00 – 5:00 PM
Bike and Golf Cart Parade   3:00 PM
Register and line up for parade at 2:30 PM
Parade Awards at 4:00 PM
Carnival Rides   3:00 – 11:00 PM
Live Music – The Vinyl Junkies  6:00 – 9:00 PM

Sunday, July 2nd

Merchant’s Market   1:00 – 5:00 PM
Live DJ   1:00 – 5:00 PM
Carnival   3:00 – 11:00 PM

Monday, July 3rd

City Merchant’s Market   1:00 – 5:00 PM
Pony Rides and Mechanical Bull Rides   1:00 – 5:00 PM (Additional Charge)
Live DJ   5:00 – 7:00 PM
Carnival   3:00 – 11:00 PM
Live Music – Mac Arnold Band and a Plate Full O’ Blues  7:00 – 9:00 PM
Fireworks Extravaganza   9:00 PM
Best view for fireworks is on the City Green next to Arby’s 

Tuesday, July 4th

Carnival   5:00 – 11:00 PM

Carnival Rides

Midway Rides Unlimited

Thursday, June 29th & Friday, June 30th
5:00 – 11:00 PM

Saturday, July 1st, Sunday, July 2nd & Monday, July 3rd
3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

 Tuesday, July 4th
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Ticket sales end at 10:00 PM each night.

Wristbands will be sold on the weekend only. Wristband sales will end at 8:30 PM.

Main Street Walhalla Premium Promotional Partners

Sutton West Coast Sheet

Main Street Walhalla Event Partners

Market Vendor Information

When: Sunday, July 2, 2023 and Monday, July 3, 2023 from 1- 5pm (Set-up: 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM; Break-down: 5:00 PM)

Where: City Green (The green space on the corner of N. Catherine St. & E. Main St.)


*Refund Policy | If the vendor event is canceled due to weather conditions, vendor fees will be fully reimbursed.  

Questions? Email

Food Truck Vendors

Mobile Food Vendors will be allowed in the City’s Food Truck Lot on a first come, first served basis.

All food vendors must have a valid Mobile Food Vendor Permit with the City of Walhalla.
In-County Annual Passes | $120 through June 30th; $150 after July 1st
Out-of-County Annual Passes | $240 through June 30th; $300 after July 1st
Day Passes | $25/Day

Food trucks will be allowed to remain onsite Saturday and Sunday night, if staying throughout Independence Fest. City officials reserve the right to request movement of food trucks.

Contact the Community Development Department or for more information on Food Vendor Permits.

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