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Celebrate July 4th in Independence!
June 25, 2013

(INDEPENDENCE, Mo.) Tuesday, June 25, 2013 – Make plans now to be at the annual Independence Day Celebration Thursday, July 4 for an evening of music and fireworks. The fireworks display and patriotic music by the Spirit of Independence Band will be at the Mormon Visitors Center, 937 W. Walnut.

The Spirit of Independence Band will play throughout the evening and during the fireworks display, which begins at dark.

The schedule for the evening is as follows:

8:00 p.m. Gates Open

8:30 p.m. Spirit of Independence Band

9:30 p.m. Fireworks Display

There is limited parking. People are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs for the lawn viewing area. Families may also bring food and beverages for the lawn viewing area. No alcohol, open flames, animals, smoking, weapons or personal fireworks allowed. Bags will be searched upon entering the event. Portable toilets and trash bins are available.

The annual Independence Day Celebration is sponsored by the City, the Mormon Visitors Center and Truman Presidential Museum and Library.

In the event of inclement weather, a rain date will be announced.

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