EVENT: Freedom Blast Schedule - Saturday, June 30

Greer Idol, Kid Zone, Inflatables, Pie-Eating contest, Military Salute, Groove Planet concert, and Fireworks!

By Scott Stevens, Photographer,Web Developer
Published on Sunday, June 24, 2012

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EVENT: Freedom Blast Schedule - Saturday, June 30
Freedom Blast returns at Greer City Park on Saturday, June 30. It's the biggest event scheduled next weekend to celebrate the country's Independence. The event, with Greer Memorial Hospital as the presenting sponsor, begins at 5 p.m. and ends with a 15-minute fireworks display at 10 p.m.

Greer Idol competition will move to Saturday. It will be the biggest crowd the Teen and Greer Idol performers will face thus far this season. Teen Idol will be trimmed to six finalists this week and Greer Idol will be showcasing its eight finalists.

The City of Greer has contracted with one of the country's foremost fireworks specialists, the Zambelli Fireworks Company, for a 15-minute show to end the celebration.

Below is the schedule of events, and a link to a cool mobile website so you can access all the information on your mobile device.  Special thanks to the City of Greer for developing this mobile site.


5:00 p.m.  Food Court Opens

                   Kids Zone Opens
                   Inflatables Open
                   Blood Drive Begins
                   Greer Idol Teen Competition

6:00 p.m.  Greer Idol Competition

7:15 p.m.  Pie Eating Contest

7:45 p.m.  Groove Planet

9:45 p.m.  Armed Forces Tribute

10:00 p.m.  Fireworks

For more info on FREEDOM BLAST, visit the City of Greer Website at www.cityofgreer.org/FreedomBlast.php 

Visit the FREEDOM BLAST mobile website here >>

OR scan the QR CODE below with your smartphone.



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Greer Memorial Hospital


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