EDWARDSVILLE - The City of Edwardsville/American Legion Post No. 199 Fourth of July Celebration was back on track at the American Legion Post this past Saturday.

The Air Force Band performed in the afternoon, and as the day progressed, there was what Ron Swaim of Post No. 199 said was a “tremendous crowd.”

Get The Latest News!

Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox.

“The Air Force Band and the Edwardsville Community Band were both awesome, too,” Swaim reflected after the event. “We hope to have the Air Force Band back next year. The fireworks show was very nice.”

Article continues after sponsor message

Swaim said it was “refreshing” to get people back together after an absence of the fireworks festivities due to COVID-19.

“Everything went off like clockwork, and it was like nobody missed a beat,” Swaim said.

Read More:

Jun 28, 2019 | Edwardsville American Legion Post 199's Fourth of July Celebration has Many Family Activities, Fireworks

Jun 17, 2021 | Celebrations Resume: The City of Edwardsville to Hold Annual Fireworks Display

Jul 6, 2015 | Edwardsville American Legion Independence Day celebration rated 'big success'

Jul 4, 2022 | American Legion Post 199, iCAN Clinic, Sponsor Another Successful Edwardsville Fireworks

Related Video:

Edwardsville American Legion Hosts Annual Fireworks Show

RBRadioLaunchGif"Keith Urban - You'll Think Of Me" now playing on The River, the Riverbend's only Country station on Riverbender Radio.

Listen on Alexa: "Alexa, play The River on the radio"