Tuesday, July 4, 2017
McNair Field, 214 McNair Drive, Forest City
July 4 Freedom Fest will be held at McNair Field from 10am-2pm on July 4.
Walking parade begins at 10:00am (sign-up for parade begins at 9:30am). Opening Ceremony and Flag Presentation at 10:30am. Representatives from the Carolina Panthers TopCat Cheerleaders and PurrCussion DrumLine will be signing autographs until 12pm. Live music from local band, Wiregrass, from 11am-2pm. Games and contests from 11am-2pm.
The Forest City Owls host the Martinsville Mustangs at 7:05pm. Fireworks immediately after the game. Fireworks can be viewed at various locations along historic Main Street and Trade Street.
Sponsors for the event include: Town of Ellenboro, Town of Forest City, Town of Spindale, Town of Rutherfordton, Rutherfordton Chamber of Commerce, Forest City Owls, Marine Corps League CPL Chris S Elbert Detachment #1221, American Legion Willis Towery Post #74, and Disabled American Veterans, Chapter #25.