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Preparing for Independence Day

Posted by Library Blog on 06/08/2016 at 09:55 AM

The 4th of July celebration in Bristol officially starts on June 14th. This celebration is a several week long build up to the main event, the 4th of July Parade. This time of year, Bristol is abuzz with patriotism.

Photo Credit: Trent YarnellThis year’s 4th of July celebration in Bristol will feature several evenings of music including: Changes In Latitudes, a Jimmy Buffett tribute show,; the British Invasion, a retrospective of the British Invasion Era; and, Songs in the Attic, a Billy Joel tribute show.

In addition to the concert series, there is a Drum & Bugle Corps Competition, a fireworks display, and of course, the parade. There is even something called an Orange Crate Derby.

Interested in learning more about the history of the celebration? Check out this old episode of the public television show Dead Air Live which features Bristol.

A full list of events can be found here.  This summer celebrate your Independence Day safely, responsibly, and in good company.