Salute America! Joplin’s Independence Day Parade and Celebration will be held July 3.


Salute America! Joplin’s Independence Day Parade and Celebration will be held July 3.

Events begin with a 10 a.m. parade at Northpark Mall. Organizers are encouraging community organizations, bands, scouting groups, and all citizens to participate in the parade. There is no entry fee. Parade line up begins at 8 a.m. Saturday.

The celebration will continue at 5 p.m. in Landreth Park with music, food vendors and a large fireworks show.

 Salute America is free to the public.

For more information about the parade and/or this year’s celebration, call Joplin Parks and Recreation at 624-6937 or 625-4750.