Vendors Wanted for 4th of July Celebration in University City

The Celebration planning committee is looking for vendors for the 4th of July Celebration at Standley Park, 3585 Governor Drive, in University City. We are interested in community groups and businesses, both large and small. Food, arts & crafts, clothing, activities, clubs and community groups … we need lots of booths to create our Celebration festival atmosphere. The booth application is available on our website at; early bird discount available through May 31.

University City’s all-time favorite annual event returns for the 30th time. It’s all day, July 4th, from 7:30 AM to & PM at Standley Park, 3585 Governor Drive. The UC Celebration continues to have the 5k Race and 1-Mile Fun Run, Pancake Breakfast, Pet & Bike Parade, Snow Play, and the UC Car Show. Throughout the day there will live entertainment, vendor booths to shop at, raffle baskets to win, the Book Barn, free Swanson Pool swim time, games for the children and fun field games for everyone, Beer & Wine Garden, plus food, food, food! The trolley will also be providing free transportation up and down Governor Drive.

Help make this 30th anniversay Celebration the best ever! Here’s how you can help:

  • Booth Rental – we need groups and small (or large) businesses to be vendors. Food, arts & crafts, clothing, activities, your family, clubs. We need lots of booths to create our Celebration festival atmosphere. Download the booth application on the website, early bird until May 31.
  • Volunteers – we need lots, sign up on the website.
  • Sponsors & Donations – gift certificates, themed baskets, vacations, anything you yourself would like to win, we will accept. We also need event sponsors – you’ll get special recognition and a free booth!

It takes the UC Village to pull off the Celebration, so whatever you can do to contribute, please do. The next UC Celebration Committee meeting is Wednesday, June 5 at 7 PM at Standley Rec Center. Make sure to check out the website for more and updated information –, and like the Facebook event page @UCCelebration. Be there UC!

Photos are courtesy of Greg Hom and were taken at the 2018 Celebration. For related posts, visit


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