UC Celebration on July 4 at Standley Park includes something for everyone!

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New for kids in 2018 – snow playground, Zorb (hamster) ball, and unlimited play wristbands.

The 29th Annual University City Celebration returns to Standley Park on Wednesday, July 4. Festivities start off with the 5K/One-Mile Fun Run and a delicious Pancake Breakfast, and end with the band True Stories performing from 5 to 7 PM. Throughout the day, there are activities for the entire family.

The bike and pet parade at 10:30 followed by a flag ceremony and National Anthem at 11 are always crowd favorites. Enjoy family entertainment, food, field games, free swim, car show, slug-a-thon, shopping, community group booths, children’s play area, snow play for those 10 and under, book barn, photo scavenger hunt, opportunity drawing, and for adults 21 and older, a beer and wine garden. Plus, FREE trolley service is provided from 11 AM to 7:30 PM with stops along Governor Drive.

Download and print the attached flyer for more details and this year’s complete UC Celebration schedule. Check out www.uccelebration.com for volunteer info and the 2017 photo gallery courtesy of Greg Hom.

Thanks to event sponsors University City Community Association (UCCA) and Costa Verde Center, and Snow Playground sponsor realtor Nancy Beck, University City Specialist.

For more information about the UC 4th of July Celebration 2018 visit:

Fun Run and 5K update: No pre-registration this year. Race registration and bib pick-up will occur at the Standley Park Recreation Center on July 3 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM; and on July 4 by Swanson Pool beginning 6:30 AM. For all the details, download a copy of the registration form at 2018 Celebration Race Registration Form PDF

For information about the UC 4th of July Celebration 2018 visit:


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