Sack race, fireworks
Devils Backbone Park
Sack race, fireworks in Grand Tower
Jackson City Park
Car show, music, art in the park, crafts, fireworks
The City of Jackson will have its annual July 4 celebration at Jackson City Park. Events include, car show, music, Art in the Park, crafts and fireworks. Admission is free.
Salute to Freedom
Mt. Vernon Airport
A Salute to Freedom will be at the Mt. Vernon Airport on July 4.
East City Park
The city of Dexter will have a fireworks display July 3 and Bloomfield will celebrate Independence Day on July 4.
Parade and fireworks
Parade 9 a.m. at Bluff FallsFireworks 9 p.m. at Clinton Park
The Fourth of July events in Poplar Bluff gets a kick off with a parade on July 4.
Arena Park Abbey Road Christian Church
2411 Abbey Road
6 p.m. dinner
The Fourth of July Celebration for the City of Cape is sponsored by the USA Veterans and their celebration will last four days over the weekend at Arena Park
Bush, Illinois will have fireworks on Saturday, July 2 at dusk in the village park.
3 p.m. to dusk
Parade, dog show, fireworks
The Carterville community will hold their Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 2.
Celebration & Fireworks
5 - 9 p.m.
Engler Park fireworks at dusk
The July 4 celebration will be held at the Champagne House in Farmington. Watch the Engler Park firework display at dusk and enjoy live music from 5-9 p.m.
Fireworks on Sunday, July 3 around 9 p.m. In case of rain, they will be Monday, July 4.
Commemoration of 150 anniversary of Civil War
The 42 Annual Independence Day ceremony is scheduled at 12:30 p.m. and will be held at Fort Kaskaskia due to high water closing the main road leading to the traditional site. The event will include an hour long patriotic ceremony, a ringing of the historic Kaskaskia Bell and music by the Chester Municipal Band, Brittany Williams and Brian Roth. A commemoration of the 150 anniversary of the Civil War will take visitors back to the events and ideas of 150 years ago.
Run/Walk 5K, car show, concert, parade, fireworks
Goreville Mayor and the Village Board will host this year's Freedom Fest.
Pageant, games, music, fireworks
American Legion Park
On Saturday, July 2 at the American Legion Park, there will be a beauty pageant at 11 a.m., free kids games at 2 p.m., music throughout the afternoon and evening with a fireworks display at 10 p.m.
Sports Complex Freedom Celebration
4 p.m. - dark
First Assembly of God's Recreational Complex
The city of Sikeston will hold its annual fireworks display at the Sports Complex on July 4. Freedom Celebration 2011 will take place on July 4th from 4 p.m. - dark at the Sikeston First Assembly of God's Recreational Complex. Picnic
Knights of Columbus
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The city of Oran will have a July 4th picnic sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council No. 4311.
4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Rend Lake Fireworks Festival will be July 3 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Music and FireworksJuly 4
Wilson Stage on the riverfront
5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. (fireworks)
The city of Paducah will have their July 4th celebration on the Wilson Stage on the riverfront.
Picnic and FireworksJuly 4
picnic at Lithium Park
fireworks at Perryville City Park
A couple of 4th of July events in Perryville includes a picnic and fireworks display.
Waterfest and Fireworks
10 a.m. Waterfest
9:15 p.m. fireworks
Vacationers and residents can once again enjoy a huge fireworks display on the lake, according to Tracy Brotherton, Wappapello Fireworks Fund Director.