MASON COUNTY — Watermelon, inflatables, music, ice cream and a parade.
The 4th of July was a busy day in the bend area of Mason County.
The day kicked off with the Fourth of July parade in New Haven, followed by a parade in Mason. In addition, in the village of New Haven there was free swimming in the afternoon at the New Haven Municipal Pool.
Following the parade in Mason, the town hosted children’s games, including a sack race, watermelon eating contest, water balloon toss, and water relay. There were also a bounce house, water slide, and a Euro-bungee.
Music also took place during the day, with DJ Kip Grueser.
The Mason Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary hosted an Ice Cream and Hotdog Social at the fire station, with music by Chuck Blake and the Show-Nuff Band.
The day concluded with fireworks which the Village of Mason co-sponsors with the Middleport Community Association, as well as many local donors.