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Metro deals and events for Fourth of July weekend

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

By Cam Bonelli

Central Mississippians can celebrate this 4th of July in more than one way. 

Many cities and organizations will host events the weekend before and on the Fourth of July to celebrate America's Independence. Participants can enjoy most of the events listed below free of charge and in a family-friendly atmosphere. For those who do not want to fool with fireworks this year, six firework shows will occur in the surrounding area. 

Clinton

Flowood

  • Dogwood Festival Market will begin hosting the Green Market & Craft Fair in Flowood on July 1 through August 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held in the parking lot behind Chick-fil-A and have a variety of fresh local fruits, vegetables and craft vendors. 

Jackson

  • The Jackson Zoo will host July 4th at the Zoo. Kids and adults wearing red, white and blue will receive $4 entrance into the zoo and have access to the splash pad. 
  • The 2017 Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic 5K will occur at The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame on July 4 at 7:30 a.m - 10:30 a.m.
  • River Hills Club of Jackson will host a July 4th Cookout from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adult buffet costs $13 and children buffet costs $6.50. 

Madison

  • The City of Madison will host its Annual Fireworks Display on July 4 at Liberty Park from 9 - 10 p.m.  
  • This July 4th, The Broadmoor Family is partnering with Miskelly's Furniture in Madison to hold a viewing party for the City's annual fireworks display from 8 pm - 10 pm! Grab your lawn chairs, invite your neighbors, and make plans to bring the entire family for night full of fun and fireworks.

Richland

  • Empire Trucks annual fireworks show - July 4 at 9 pm

Food deals

Some restaurants will offer specials and discounts for the holiday:

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