The City of Beaumont will host its annual Independence Day Celebration, now in its 27th year, at Riverfront Park on Thursday, July 4.
The park will open at 5 p.m. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the fun, food and music. Foods such as barbecue, boudain, hot dogs, pork kabobs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones, and ice cream will be available, along with cool beverages.
Musical artist J.A.G. will take the Riverfront Park stage at 5 p.m., followed by returning artist Folk Family Revival at 6:15 p.m., and Midnight River Choir at 7:45 p.m.
The Symphony of Southeast Texas joins the celebration again this year, performing at the Julie Rogers Theatre at 8 p.m. Please note, lawn chairs and coolers are not permitted inside the Julie Rogers Theatre. A musical salute to our nation's independence will include “America the Beautiful,” “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “West Side Story,” and more. For more information on the Symphony, contact 892-2257, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The evening will conclude with a fireworks display accompanied by music at 9 p.m.
Admission is free of charge for all activities. Free parking is available at the following locations: Beaumont City Hall, Beaumont Civic Center, Main Library, and the Remote Encoding Center.