Suwannee Democrat


June 24, 2014

Branford's River Reunion turns 30

Live Oak —

The town of Branford would like to invite you to participate in this year’s Fourth of July River Reunion Festival on Friday, July 4. The day’s festivities will include a parade and duck race at the historical Ivey Park at Branford Springs on the Suwannee River, entertainment and activities in the afternoon and will culminate in a fireworks show at Hatch Memorial Park at dark.

Events for the day

6:30 a.m. Sign up Firecracker 5K/10K Run/Walk.

7:30 a.m. Firecracker 5K/10K Run/Walk.

9 a.m. Suwannee River Kayak/Canoe Race.

Sign up at Little River/

10 a.m. Suwannee River Kayak/Canoe Race.

2 p.m. Rotary Club Duck Race - Ivey Memorial Park.

3 p.m. Opening Ceremony - Hatch Park.

3 p.m. Two bounce houses for the kids - Hatch Park.

3:30 p.m. Chalk Mural, Jump Rope & Hula Hoop - Hatch Park.

5 p.m. Line up for parade - football field.

6 p.m. Parade.

7 p.m. Sign up for Bedrock Derby - Hatch Park.

7:30 p.m. Bedrock Derby Race - Hatch Park.

9:30 p.m. Fireworks - Hatch Park

Entertainment will be provided all afternoon by Deuces Wild Band with Chuck Partin. 

The River Reunion is sponsored by Suwannee County Tourist Development Council, Scaff’s Markets, S&S stores, Branford Rotary, Suwannee American Cement and the town of Branford. To learn more, visit

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