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6 Ways to Celebrate in Southern Style this July Fourth

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2016 | Posted in: Events Around Town, Worth Checking Out,


It could be argued that no one has more patriotic pride than the South. The Fourth of July is more than just a holiday to cook out and wear red, white, and blue. It’s an excuse to do typical American things… on a much larger scale. Why eat a few ribs at your house when you can win a rib eating competition? Why play country music in your backyard when you can see a live band by the riverfront? Why wave sparklers in your back yard when you can see an awesome fireworks show over the river? Well thankfully, Montgomery has got you covered this Fourth of July for all your celebrations. Check out this list of fun activities! 

Decorate for your Fourth of July Shindig
All Day Long
Check out the Shoppes at EastChase for all of your Fourth of July necessities, from the perfect outfit to themed party decorations, and more!

Play a Friendly Game of Bowling
11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Bama Lanes 
Beat the heat with a this classic American game! Kids bowl 2 games for free!

Go to a Rib Eating Competition
5:00 p.m., on the Riverfront
Grab your bib and get your grub on with Dreamland BBQ’s rib eating contest at the Riverfront!

Jam Out to Some Good Ole’ Country Music
6:00 p.m., on the Riverfront
Groove to some awesome music from the band, Sweet Young’uns! Enjoy food from local vendors or pack your own star-spangled picnic. There will be plenty of children's activities, so bring the whole family and dance the night away!

Watch a Huge Fireworks Show
Sundown, on the Riverfront      
Prepare to be amazed at this classic American birthday celebration! For the best views, book a ride on the Harriott II Riverboat!

Celebrate Early with a Festive Drink at Blackfinn          
Thursday, June 30 @ 8 p.m.           
Can't wait to start the celebration? Join Blackfinn Ameripub for all American drink specials, extended happy hour food specials, and live music on the Patio! The best part? Proceeds go to Folds of Honor Charity!

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