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Independence Day

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2015 Schedule of Events

15th Annual Independence Day Parade

On Monday, July 4th at 9 a.m., family members of all ages will enjoy the fire engines, candy, floats, and more. This year's Grand Marshals are our Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom veterans. Bring your lawn chair and set up early for a good spot along the parade route. The one mile route goes through downtown and ends at Pratt Park. Streets downtown will be closed along the parade route. For more information, call 595-0851.

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Annual Lion’s Club BBQ & Cardboard Boat Races

After the parade, join the fun at the annual Lion’s Club BBQ and Camp Stew Sale at Pratt Park. Music, a patriotic program, a children’s fun area and lots of arts and crafts. 10 am – 3:00 p.m. Free admission.

The Annual Cardboard Boat Races always makes a splash! The fun begins at 10 a.m., with teams creating their competition boats out of cardboard and duct tape. Prizes include: Longest floating boat, the Titanic award for the most dramatic sink, Most Creative and more. Get a team together or just come watch all the fun. For information, call the Department of Leisure Services at (334) 595-0800.

Severe Weather and Fire Safety Training

The Prattville Fire Department will have their Life Safety Trailer on display at Pratt Park from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Bring your children by to learn important safety tips through hands-on activities. Children will learn what to do in case of a fire, severe weather, and more.

Fireworks Presentation

Get ready for a lot of “oohs and “aahs” as the spectacular fireworks display begins at dark at Stanley-Jensen Stadium. Come early and get a great seat or bring your own lawn chair. No pets, alcoholic beverages or glass containers allowed. Gates open at 6:00 pm. Enjoy food and beverage vendors and a live band will entertain! Admission is free.


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