The Alton - Godfrey Fireworks on the Mississippi will proceed as usual this year in Alton, and there will be a special musical guest playing at the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater. The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America will play at the annual celebration of Independence Day on Alton’s Riverfront on July 3rd.
Alton Regional Convention and Visitor’s Bureau President Brett Stawar tells The Big Z this band is headquartered at Scott Air Force Base.
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The event includes food and drink for sale on the grounds. The vendors will begin selling their wares at 5pm, and there will be activities for the kids. The concert is free, and the fireworks begin at dusk.