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KJAS Jasper Independence Day Celebration

Saturday, July 4th at Sandy Creek Park

Marvin Hancock Drive in Jasper

5:00pm – Activities begin

6:00pm – LIVE Music begins

9:30pm - Fireworks

The KJAS Jasper Independence Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 4th at Sandy Creek Park on Marvin Hancock Drive in Jasper, Texas starting at 5:00 p.m.

The event will have lots of festival foods so come hungry: Mobil Food Concessions –fresh squeezed lemonade, Anthony Pickens’ Bar-B-Q, Rudy’s Pork-a-Bobs, Here’s the Scoop Dippin’ Dots Ice-Cream, Southern Comfort- hamburgers, sausage on a stick, etc., and more, Bear Country Concessions – funnel cakes, gator and boudain balls, Vasquez honey, and more!

The festival will provide a “FREE” waterslide for the kids, so bring their swimsuits or something to get wet in. It’s sponsored by Wall to Wall in Newton and manned by Aaron and Tina Allen. Miss Linda Gish, from Tyler Texas, with her balloon art. Roy James with “Heroes and Patriots” will be on location selling military memorabilia and lighted toys, along with the Texas American Legion Post #78 selling raffle tickets.

Still Crusin’ Band from Beaumont will perform at 6:00 p.m. with blues, hot hits, zydeco, and pop music. Renae’ Kelley, Jasper County Treasurer, will once again sponsor the Watermelon Eating contest starting at 6:45 p.m. and will provide trophies to the winners and the infamous KJAS Hula Hoop Contest at 7:30 for ages 4 to 12 years, and a special contest for 13 and up. The winners will receive 1st and 2nd place trophies and participation ribbons.

Special guest DeWayne Freese from Hillcrest Baptist Church will lead the crowd in prayer at 9:25 p.m. Sound Tech Productions from Dallas will provide audio, and Craig George, Pyro-man from Campti, La. will shoot the spectacular fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.

Marvin Hancock Drive will be closed at 3:00 p.m. for traffic until after the fireworks show for food vendors and pedestrians coming the event. The new park The City of Jasper’s handicap cart will run from 5:00 p.m. from the entrance on Houston Street down to the park entrance for people that want to ride. The new park expansion will not be available to the public because of it not being completed.

Please watch out for our children, stay hydrated, and bring a lawn chair and plenty of sunscreen.

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