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Celebrate Burlington Day is Next Saturday!

Burlington's annual festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4.

Formerly known as Burlington Pride Day, Celebrate Burlington 2012 will land on the Burlington Commons and on Saturday, August 4 at 11 a.m. with events running all day until 9 p.m.

In the event of bad weather, the rain day is August 5.

The Recreation Department said the event is open to residents of all-ages and all are invited to enjoy a fun-filled, action-packed day.

"Everyone can enjoy games of chance, do some clowning around, or test their sports skills," the brochure states.

The fun begins at 11 a.m. with a carnival on the commons and at Simonds Park. Activities will include

  • Fire engine rides
  • Pony rides
  • Remote car racing
  • A dunk tank
  • Climbing Wall
  • Giant Water Slide
  • Trackless Train Ride
  • Wrecking Ball
  • Games of Chance

There will also be lots of food and giveaways.

A children's concert at Simonds Park kicks off at 6 p.m. followed by a concert for all ages from 7 to 9 p.m.

The night will cap off with fireworks at 9 p.m.

Celebrate Burlington Help

There are many ways for volunteers, businesses, town organizations and service groups to get involved: help to plan and organize the event, sponsor an activity, make a donation or be a worker. If you would like to find out more about how you might help, please call the Recreation Department 781-270-1695.

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