City of Andalusia to mark Fourth of July with parade, fireworks

Published 4:00 pm Monday, July 1, 2024

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Andalusia will again mark the Fourth of July holiday with a parade and a fireworks show on Thursday, July 4.

The Old Three Notch Chapter of the DAR will hold its annual Fourth of July Parade Thursday morning.

Everyone is welcome to don their red, white and blue and join the fun. There will be floats, golf carts, bicycles and walkers.

There is no fee to enter, and no pre-registration is required. Line-up is in the parking lot of First Baptist Church beginning at 9 a.m.

The parade will roll at 10 a.m., and will travel from First Baptist down East Three Notch and turn at Pirate Graphics to circle back to the church.

That evening, FiftyFive South will return to the stage at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds for the City of Andalusia’s Fourth of July celebration.

There will be bouncy houses and a water slide for the kids, as well as free watermelon. There also will be concessions on site.

The gates open at 5:30 p.m. and live music begins at 6 p.m. The fireworks show begins at dusk.

Other holiday events include: 

  • The City of Opp will hold its annual Fourth of July celebration on Thursday, July 4, at Frank Jackson State Park. Gates will open at 10 a.m. with free watermelon slices while supplies last. A fireworks show will be held after dark.
  • The Red Level VFW Post 4388 will hold a Fourth of July celebration with food, drinks, music, and a fireworks show on Thursday, July 4. Doors open at noon and the band Twelve will perform from 4 to 8 p.m. A $15 donation will cover a seat to see the band.