GODFREY - The Godfrey Family Fun Fest had a huge crowd in attendance on July 4 with multiple activities, and ended with a special fireworks display.

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Godfrey Parks and Recreation Director Chris Logan said the Family Fun Fest had a wide array of activities for families.

The festival kicked off at 5 p.m. and had everything from face painting, balloon art, inflatables, food trucks, vendors, watermelon eating contests, and much more. T-Ball and Pitching Machine awards began at 5:30 pm. Rookie Baseball, Soccer, T-Ball & Pitching Machine coaches were in a dunk tank starting at 5 p.m.

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The Great Godfrey Maze theme was also announced as “Family Game Night.”

Fireworks were once again extraordinary, Logan said.

“Every parking spot was taken and it was a really nice event,” he added. “I think there were thousands of people there and I think people appreciate what Godfrey is doing for the Fourth of July. It is a chance for a nice family event for people of all ages to come out.”

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