MEDORA — Officials believe more than 700 people will attend this year’s second Medora Community Freedom Celebration.
The event is Sunday, July 3rd with festivities beginning at 4 p.m. at the park at First and George streets at Medora Town Park
The event that is free to attend will feature vendors, four food trucks, White’s Pizza, and Medora Pentecostal Church concessions, games, a truck show, a touch-a-truck event, live music, pony rides, medical helicopters, fireworks, and more.
Everything is free except for purchases from the food trucks and vendors and the pony rides which cost $8.
The touch-a-truck event will be held in the outfield and will include police and fire department engines, Bundy Brothers and Sons Inc., Drop Tine Excavations LLC, Salem Wrecker Service, AB Transport, Hoosier Hosers, and Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement.
Those attending will be able to climb up into the vehicles. They can also vote for their favorite with a cash donation. The unit raising the most money will win. The money raised will be split between the Medora Police and the Volunteer Fire Departments.
IU Health LifeLine and St. Vincent StatFlight medical helicopters will land weather permitting and as long as they are not needed for an emergency at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Medora Pentecostal Church will be providing free entertainment during the event and will honor first responders. So bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the celebration
At sundown, the celebration will conclude with a large fireworks show.
Anyone interested in making a donation to help with the cost of the fireworks may do so online at venmo.com/u/medorachurch.