Fourth of July festivities begin in Delta and Fillmore with early morning breakfasts, followed by Main Street parades that highlight a rural lifestyle. After the parades, patriotic programs are held in the park, complete with speeches, songs and talent shows.

Games, entertainment, free swimming and other activities fill the afternoon in both communities. Fireworks at the Fillmore Fairgrounds are scheduled for dusk.

In Delta, the Demolition Derby starts at the County Fairgrounds at 6:00 p.m., with fireworks following. Derby tickets are general admission and reserved. They are the same price: $10.00 per ticket. General admission are on sale at the RJ Law Center beginning June 13th from 10 to 3 and reserved and general adminmission will be available June 26th - July 4th. See 2017 Demolition Derby Rules. Here are theĀ bone stock rules and here's the Derby entry form.

Visitors enjoy the old-fashioned fun in both communities, and many guests return year after year to recapture the feeling of belonging that is missing in urban areas.