Boots and Booms

Celebrate Independence Day at Boots and Booms! 

Boots and Booms Celebration

June 25, 2022, at Slayter Creek Park

Enjoy food trucks, vendors, games for kids, fireworks and pick up your free activity kit. Evening events begin at 5 p.m.

Performance by ZZ-TEX.

boots and boom carousel
boots and boom 5k carousel

Boots and Booms 5K | 1 Mile | Toddler TROT

Start the Boots and Booms celebration early by joining the 5K, 1 Mile, or Toddler Trot at Slayter Creek Park beginning at 8 a.m. Race check-in will begin at 6:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required. There will be no day of registration available. 


  • 5k race (starts at 8 a.m.) – ages 6+
  • 1-Mile Fun Run (starts at 9 a.m.) – all ages 
  • Toddler Trot (starts at 9:30 a.m.) – ages 1.5 years to 7 years

5k1-mile fun runToddler Trot

(April 1-May29)
(May 30-June 6)

Participants in all events will receive a finisher medal. All 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run participants will receive an event t-shirt. Toddler Trot participants will not. 

In addition to the race winners, we will also be hosting a variety of contests for the participants and will choose winners for each category:

  • Most Patriotic Runner (Adult/ Child)
  • Most Patriotic Stroller
  • Top Running Community

10 Days of Boots and Booms Fun

Continue the fun through July 4 by picking up an activity kit at the Neighborhood Services booth. Each day is a new activity. See the full list: 

Boots and Boom Celebration event

Saturday, June 25 at Slayter Creek Park

Independence Day Picture Frame Craft*

Sunday, June 26

Coloring with Crayola Experience

Monday, June 27, 9-11 a.m. at City Hall

Crayola Experience is coming to Anna  

  • Meet Crayola Experience’s larger than life Crayon Character and snap a photo.
  • Be A Star: Star in your own coloring page along with some of Crayola's crayon & marker characters. Just like a real photo booth, becoming a coloring page is as easy as pushing a button & saying "Macaroni & Cheese"!
  • Creation Station: Crayola Experience will challenge your kids to bring the best ideas to life with fun Crayola products.  

Pop-up Rec - Fiesta

Tuesday, June 28

Color Your Own Patriotic Bunting*

Wednesday, June 29

Movie in the Park 

Thursday, June 30

Special USA themed movie night with pre-activities, including food trucks, begin at 6 p.m., movie begins at dusk.

Slayter Creek Park

Ice Cream in the Park

Friday, July 1 from 10-12 P.M.

Slayter Creek Park Splash Pad

Free bomb pop while supplies last.

Storybook Saturday – Independence Day

Saturday, July 2 from 9-11am

Slayter Creek Park

Firecracker Hat Craft*

Sunday, July 3

Celebrate Independence Day + Activity Book*

Monday, July 4

Enjoy Independence Day together with your friends and/or family and send us a photo. While you are enjoying great food and company, remember to color the Activity Book included in the Independence Day kits provided at the June 25 Boots and Boom celebration.

* Indicates supplies are included in the Independence Day kits available for pick up at the June 25 Boots and Booms celebration.