4th of July Celebration
2022 Official Event Information...
more will be updated below as it becomes available.

This will be the 49th annual Lions Club facilitated fireworks display.
ALL have been sponsored and funded by local businesses and individuals.


TBD - SHS Senior Parents Sponsored Breakfast

Proceeds benfit the Stayton High School Class of 2023 Senior All Night Graduation Party. Adults, $10 Children $8. Pancakes, eggs, ham, juice, coffee cooked by Stayton Firefighters. Stayton Community Center Parking Lot.

TBD - Oregon Air National Guard F-15 Flyover

Pending Flight Path Confirmation

4pm- Stayton Grand Parade, United We Parade!

Route Map>>    Parade Entry Form>>
Printed entry form available at Postal Connections in Stayton

Grand Marshal Announced!

Major General (Ret) Julie Bentz will serve as the Grand Marshal of this year's parade. MG (ret) Bentz was born and raised on her family’s Blue Den Ranch between Jordan and Scio, where she has returned after retiring from a distinguished 33-year military service career. She is a 1982 graduate of Regis High School and a 1986 Graduate of Oregon State University through the ROTC program.

Major General Julie Bentz retired from the U.S. Army in 2019 after a successful career spanning active, reserve and National Guard commissioned service.  She has been a recurring member of the White House National Security Council Staff and Homeland Security Council for the Executive Office of the President.  While working at the White House, her roles included Senior Advisor for Emerging Technologies, Deputy Senior Director for Weapons of Mass Destruction, Director of Strategic Capabilities, and Director of Nuclear Defense Policy.  MG (ret) Bentz currently serves on the Avista Energy Corporation Board of Directors as well as on advisory boards for the Nation’s nuclear weapons laboratories.  She holds a M.S. in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University, a Ph.D. and M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Missouri, and a B.A. in Radiological Health from Oregon State University.

5pm to 10pm - Event Grounds at Stayton HS

Event Site Map>>   Event Grounds Map>>

  • Bring your lawn chairs and blankets
  • Fun & Games!
  • 5:00pm-9:30pm - Food Trucks
Runaway Kitchen
Island Style Grindz
Suzy's Taqueria
  • 5:30-9:30 NEW Display Booths
  • 5:30-9:30 NEW Skills Challenge - on the turf field
  • 5:30-7 Live Music - Susan Rey  (solo performance)
  • 7:30-9:30 Live Music - Singer/Songwriter Tony Graham

No alcohol, smoking, vaping, weapons, personal fireworks or pets are allowed on the event grounds and school property.​

10pm - Fireworks Display

Thanks to all of our 2022 sponsors!

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