City Announces Theme for Annual 4th of July Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Kellie Cook, Special Events Director, (334) 358-0297 or

May 31, 2011

The City of Prattville has announced that this year’s 4th of July Parade theme is “Salute to Honored Veterans, Heroes in our Hearts”. This year’s Grand Marshals will be the River Region WWII Honor Flight Veterans. All WWII Veterans unable to make the Honor Flight trips are also invited to serve as grand marshals.

The 4th of July parade will be held on Monday, July 4th. The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Autauga County Courthouse and will end at Stanley-Jensen Stadium. Children on bikes, tricycles and scooters are also invited to participate in this family-fun parade. Entry forms for the parade are due by June 25th at 5:00 p.m. and can be picked up at the Cultural Arts Center or by visiting the event page on this website. There is no registration fee to enter parade.

Other events included in the 4th of July festivities will be the annual “Cardboard Boat Races”, sponsored by the Department of Leisure Services, at Pratt Pool, and the “Annual Lion’s Club Bar-B-Q and Camp Stew Sale,” held at Pratt Park at 10 a.m. The annual fireworks presentation will be held at Stanley-Jensen stadium. Gates open at 6 p.m. with live entertainment and a patriotic program. Fireworks begin at dark. The admission to this spectacular event is FREE and the public is encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. NO pets or bottles will be allowed on the field.

For more information call the City of Prattville’s Special Events Office, at (334) 358-0297.

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