Olde Time Independence Day Celebration in Photos

Photos from Cary's Olde Time Independence Day Festivities at Bond Park all by Brooke Meyer

Photos from Cary’s Olde Time Independence Day Festivities at Bond Park all by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC — On Friday, July 4, the weather was sunny and mild for Cary’s Olde Time Independence Day Celebration at Bond Park. Photographer Brooke Meyer was there to document the fun.

Olde Time Independence Day Celebration in Photos

It was old fashioned fun for the whole family at Cary’s Olde Time Independence Day Celebration – potato sack races, watermelon and donut eating contests, seed spitting, dog talent shows and more.

The day kicked off with the parade of decorated wagons and bikes, and went on from there.

decorated bikes and wagons started the day with a parade in the park

decorated bikes and wagons started the day with a parade in the park

parade bikes

preparing to race

preparing to race

no hands could be used in the donut contest

no hands could be used in the donut contest

donut eating was popular with kids and adults

donut eating was popular with kids and adults

dogs got in on the fun with a talent show

dogs got in on the fun with a talent show

Most races and contests had an adult and a kid version. Here adults race to cross the finish without dropping their eggs.

Most races and contests had an adult and a kid version. Here adults race to cross the finish without dropping their eggs.

 

Watermelon eating contest

Watermelon eating contest

a contestant eyes the competition

a contestant eyes the competition

after eating all the watermelons, there was a seed spitting contest to see who could launch them the furthest

after eating all the watermelons, there was a seed spitting contest to see who could launch them the furthest

If you missed the fun this year, check it out in 2015. Cary’s Olde Time Independence Day celebration at Bond Park is for the whole family and is good, old fashioned, clean fun.

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All photos by Brooke Meyer. To see more of his July 4 photos at Bond Park, click here.

 

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