Parade, rodeo and much more fill 4th of July week in Vale

The Vale 4th of July Parade will kick off Thursday at 5 p.m. The Parade is just one of a number of events and festivities slated this week throughout Vale. The Vale 4th of July Rodeo begins Wednesday at 8 p.m. (Enterprise file photo)

VALE — From patriotic pups to bucking bulls, this year’s 105th annual 4th of July festivities bring pride and patriotism to Vale.

The 4th of July Rodeo events get started on Wednesday, July 3, at 7 p.m. with the pre-rodeo. The grand entry is at 7:45 p.m, and the main event starts at 8 p.m. The rodeo will follow the same schedule Thursday through Saturday, with the addition of the Suicide Race on Thursday before the main event.

Oregon Trail Days events kick off at 7 a.m . . .