PRATTVILLE 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION
2015 Schedule of Events
16th Annual Independence Day Parade
The City of Prattville has announced that this year’s 4th of July Parade theme is “Salute to Public Safety Personnel.” In appreciation for their service, the Prattville Independence Day Celebration Committee is honoring all current and retired Prattville Fire Department and local Volunteer Fire Department Firefighters as Grand Marshals at the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks event. All firefighters wishing to take part in the Independence Day events need to make reservations by June 20, 2017. Please contact the City of Prattville Parks and Recreation Department at (334) 595-0800 to RSVP.
Annual Lion’s Club BBQ & Cardboard Boat Races
After the parade, join the fun at the annual Lion’s Club BBQ and Camp Stew Sale at Pratt Park. Music, a patriotic program, a children’s fun area and lots of arts and crafts will be on site. Hours: 10am-3pm. Free admission.
Entertaining is definitely one way to describe this event. Open to all ages! The boat races begin at approximately 10:30am, immediately following the parade. The teams will be creating their competition boats out of cardboard, pool noodles and duct tape. Trophies will be awarded for the Titanic, Most Creative and more. Two people, no more or less must race on the boats. Pre-registration not required but appreciated.
NEW!!! You may use ping pong paddles as oars, and pre-cut boats are allowed, but do not assemble any parts or pieces beforehand.
Severe Weather and Fire Safety Training
The Prattville Fire Department will have their Life Safety Trailer on display at Pratt Park from 10am-2pm. Bring your children by to learn important safety tips through hands-on activities. Children will learn what to do in case of a fire, severe weather and more.
The annual fireworks presentation will be held at Stanley-Jensen Stadium. Gates open at 6pm with a concert by the band CREATIVITY. Fireworks begin at dark. Admission to this spectacular event is FREE and the public is encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. No pets or alcohol or bottles allowed.
For more information call the City of Prattville’s Special Events Office at (334) 595-0851 or the Parks and Rec Department at (334) 595-0800.