The annual 4th of July Sparklebration at the Pasco County Fairgrounds in Dade City wasan old-fashioned family event from start to finish. Parents and children enjoyed the food vendors, musical entertainment, face painting, clowns, and the kids zone bounce houses and slides. Adults and kids participated in the traditional watermelon and hot dog eating contests. A Karaoke Contest was offered for the first time this year for adults only. Three talented winners wond cash prizes.