Cape/Jackson 4th of July Schedules

Arena Park will be open all day. Parking and attendance at the event is FREE. Certain areas may be blocked off for event set up and the fireworks display area. Personal fireworks are prohibited.

8:30 p.m. – Patriotic Music Begins in Grandstand Area

9:00 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies
Color Guard/Flag Presentation
Pledge of Allegiance

9:05pm – Spirit of America Award is presented by the Southeast Missourian
Certificates of Appreciation Presented to Sponsors
Francis Scott Key Reading
National Anthem sung by Amy Hodges

9:10 p.m. – FIREWORKS SHOW
Fireworks show is anticipated to last between 20 – 30 minutes

Event organizers anticipate congestion after the conclusion of the fireworks show, please be patient. Police officers will direct traffic out of the major park exits.

The USA Veteran’s Headquarters organization in partnership with the City of Cape Girardeau, the Southeast Missourian and Isle of Capri Casino-Cape Girardeau will be presenting the 2013 Fireworks show.

City of Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department



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