It’s how we do Fourth of July in Port Arthur, Texas.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur hosts holiday flair with performers taking the stage at the Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center, followed by a flashy fireworks show over the Intracoastal Waterway.
The event, free to the public, begins with a prelude in the Parker Center at 7:15 p.m. The program starts in earnest at 7:30 p.m. with the posting of the Colors. The Parker Center is at 1800 Lakeshore Drive in Port Arthur.
Performers for the 17th Annual Fourth of July event include musicians on bag pipes, singers and a barbershop quartet and more surprises.
The fireworks show, which can be seen from the seawall, will take place starting at 9 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for comfortable seating.
Sponsors for the event are Motiva Port Arthur Refinery, the city of Port Arthur, and Lamar State College-Port Arthur.