City of Carthage 4th of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
The City of Carthage celebrates Independence Day on the 4th of July. Citizens and visitors are encouraged to bring family and friends to Municipal Park to enjoy the traditional festivities. The event opens at 4 pm with vendors in the park. Ceremonies will begin at sundown with a flag ceremony presented by the Carthage Police Explorers.
Wendi Douglas, Executive Director of the Carthage CVB, “We are gearing up to make this event family friendly throughout the day by offering food, refreshments and fun. Come early to Municipal Park, find your favorite spot and enjoy the afternoon as we celebrate Independence Day.” The event continues at 9:30 pm with a fireworks presentation by Liberty Pyrotechnics. Tune into Mix 95.1 MIKE FM to listen to the patriotic music with the choreographed display.
Other community events throughout the week include: the Bible Hispanic Parade at 10 am on the 4th, the Annual Membership Show at artCentral, Battle of Carthage Commemoration program on KDMO at 8 am on July 5th, Battle of Carthage Vesper’s Service on July 5th at Park Cemetery, 66 Drive In Theatre & Kiddieland each weekend and other area attractions are available ending with the Jasper County Fair. For complete details and events, click on our EVENTS calendar.
City of Carthage ordinance prohibits citizens from discharging fireworks in any of the city parks.
For additional information: Contact Carthage Convention & Visitor’s Bureau 417-359-8181 or www.visit-carthage.com.