ELDON, Mo. - For 13 years, the city of Eldon has made a major American holiday into an entertaining, fun event the whole family can enjoy and afford.
On Wednesday, the city will celebrate the Fourth of July with a parade, the addition of new vendors and entertainment, and a fireworks display.
The celebration will begin with the annual 5K Run/Walk, which drew about 130 participants last year. Registration begins at 7 a.m., with the event starting at 7:30 a.m.
The Fourth of July parade will return this year, lining up downtown at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. start.
Also at 10 a.m., the Eldon Air Park will open, where the city of Eldon's Fourth of July Celebration's main events will be held.
For more information about the celebration, Eldon Aquatic Center or other upcoming events and activities in Eldon, visit www.eldonmo.org.