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The 5th annual KTBS 3/KPXJ CW21 Independence Day Festival is coming up!  The event will feature a spectacular fireworks show, food from local vendors, fun for families with a children’s area.   Plus there will be great entertainment featuring The Good News Band, Windstorm, Brady Blade Band, Kix Brooks and Juice Newton.

Live Broadcast of the Festival: If you can't make it out to the festivities in person, you can catch the live broadcast on KTBS 3, KPXJ CW 21 and KTBS Digital 3.3.

Events

7:00 AM - Noon - Farmer's Market  

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Kiddie Section Open - Sponsored by Dr. Leblanc & Dr. Stewart  

2:00 PM - Free Life Jackets for children in Riverview Hall  

2:00 - 5:00 PM - Red River Flotilla  

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Running of the Ducks  

4:45 - 5:15 PM - The Good News Band - On the Diamond Jacks Stage  

5:30 - 6:15 PM - Windstorm - On the Diamond Jacks Stage  

6:30 - 7:15 PM - Brady Blade Band - On the Diamond Jacks Stage  

7:30 - 9:00 PM - Kix Brooks - On the Diamond Jacks Stage  

9:00 PM - Fireworks  

9:30 - 10:45 PM - Juice Newton - On the Diamond Jacks Stage

PROHIBITED ITEMS
  • No personal fireworks
  • No grills allowed
  • No pets allowed
  • No glass bottles allowed
  • No weapons
  • No personal pop-up tents allowed


Water Safety Tips
  • Drowning only takes a moment and can happen in any body of water.
  • Enroll children in swim lessons.
  • Teach your child to always ask permission to go near water.
  • If a child is missing, check the water first…seconds count.
  • Maintain constant supervision of kids around water and avoid distractions.
  • Always wear a life jacket, but never rely on life jackets ALONE to keep kids safe.
These water safety tips are brought to you by the Red River Waterway Commission

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