Union County will highlight our nation's birthday with a day filled with activities to entertain residents of all ages this Independence Day.

Union County will highlight our nation's birthday with a day filled with activities to entertain residents of all ages this Independence Day.

Marysville
July Fourth events will begin with a pancake breakfast from 7-9 a.m. at the American Legion building, located on West Fifth Street in the American Legion Memorial Park. The breakfast costs $6 per person.

Following the breakfast, bicycles that have been decorated in Fourth of July spirit will be judged in front of the American Legion building.

The Independence Day parade will start to form at 9:15 a.m. at the American Legion Memorial Park driveway and begin at 10 a.m. The parade will proceed east on Fifth Street through the town square to Plum Street, turn west and end at the Court House parking lot.

Fireworks will follow the day's events and will be let off at the fairgrounds at dusk.

Plain City
The Plain City Independence Day parade will step off at 3:30 p.m. at the north entrance of Pastime Park.

Stage performances will start at 5:30 p.m. with Brian Whetnall, followed by Billy Starrett and The Hired Guns (6:35-8 p.m.), the Starlite Twirlers (8:05-8:30 p.m.) and Billy Starrett and The Hired Guns again at 8:35 p.m.

Food, homemade ice cream, face painting, crafts and inflatables will be available for residents throughout the day.

Jordan Headings will sing the National Anthem prior to fireworks, which are scheduled to be set off at dusk.