News & Updates

Commodores, have chosen “Red, White, and Blue in 2022” as the theme for this year’s Fourth of July events. Read more here

Nadas Headlining

Popular five-man band The Nadas are set to perform at the Star Spangled Spectacular at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2021 at the Sunset Park Band Shell. Read more here

2022 Commodores named

Brandon Frank and Jeff Bowles, Star Spangled Spectacular 2022 commodores, have selected Jared and Tyonia Eggers as co-commodores for the July 3-4 events. Read more here

2021 Fundraising Surpasses goal

As fundraising for the 2021 Star Spangled Spectacular nears completion, Fundraising Co-chairs Josh Newhouse and Matt Brostad shared that more than $34,200 in cash and in-kind donations was raised—surpassing their $30,000 goal and breaking the previous record. Read more here:

A Spectacular lineup

The 2021 Star Spangled Spectacular is expecting nearly 100 entries for the Big Parade along E. Lakeshore Dr. at 11:30 a.m. on July 4, 2021. Read more here:

Spectacular Brings Food and Art Vendors to Storm Lake

The 2021 Star Spangled Spectacular will be hosting several favorite vendors at Artist’s Alley and a variety food vendors July 3-4. Read more here:

Fundraising Update 3

Spectacular nears fundraising goal with one week remaining. Read more here:

Fundraising Update 2

Spectacular reaches nearly two-thirds of fundraising goal in week two. Read more here:

Fundraising Update

Community rallies behind Spectacular fundraising in week one. Read more here:

“Round Up for Fireworks"

Storm Lake Fareway to “Round Up” for Spectacular Fireworks. Read more here:

2021 Fundraising Kickoff

Star Spangled Spectacular announces 2021 fundraising kickoff. Read more here:

2021 Grand Marshal

Pom Kavan named Spectacular Parade Grand Marshal for 2021. Read more here:

Brad Morgan

Brad Morgan to headline Star Spangled Spectacular. Read more here:

2021 Update

Storm Lake’s Star Spangled Spectacular to resume for 2021. Read more here:

Grand Marshal Nominations

Storm Lake’s annual Fourth of July celebration is accepting Grand Marshal nominations through May 13 for its Big Parade. Read more here