High School Sports

Duck Samford the site for Auburn Independence Day celebration

AUBURN, Ala. -- The City of Auburn's Annual July 4th Celebration, sponsored by Briggs & Stratton and hosted by the Auburn Parks & Recreation Department, is scheduled for 6 p.m. CDT July 4 behind the Duck Samford Football Stadium.

The event, free to the public, will include live musical entertainment featuring Parrots of the Caribbean and the town's best fireworks display.

The public is encouraged to come early and receive free goodies courtesy of Briggs & Stratton. The public is also encouraged to bring a blanket and lawn chairs. Spectators will have the opportunity to purchase Country's Barbecue for dinner.

At 7 p.m., Parrots of the Caribbean will kick off the festivities with family fun and entertainment. Parrots of the Caribbean cover songs from Jimmy Buffett to Bob Marley and Harry Belafonte to the Beach Boys. The fireworks show will begin promptly at 9 p.m.

The rain date is Saturday, July 5th. For more information, please contact Auburn Parks & Recreation at 334-501-2930.