Citizens Bank Hosts ‘Celebrate America’ in Riverside Park on Sunday, July 4

BATESVILLE, Ark. (June 28, 2021) – Celebrate America, the annual Fourth of July celebration of our nation’s founding, will be hosted by Citizens Bank for the 24th consecutive year on Sunday, July 4, at Riverside Park in Batesville.

A full day of fun, giveaways and live music is scheduled along the banks of the White River in the park. The day will kick off with the Experience Independence 5K run at 7:30 a.m. with live entertainment beginning at 4:30 p.m. opening with the Batesville Brass Society. Enjoy live music all night long with performances including the “The Star-Spangled Banner” performed by Megan Watson, and sets from Garett Duncan, Dixon Street and Jaded.

The Celebrate America festivities will have a big finish with one of the region’s premier fireworks displays, beginning at 9:15 p.m.

“Citizens Bank is excited to host our 24th annual Independence Day celebration for families and friends to gather in our community for a day of fun,” said Micah Beard, Citizens Bank regional president of north central Arkansas market. “We are thankful for the ongoing support and generosity of our sponsors who help make this celebration possible, including White River Now, The Batesville Daily Guard, Bad Boy Mowers and White River Health System.”

Additional Celebrate America sponsors include Aerotech Machine Corp, Amy Beth Anderson/Vernon Company, Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Batesville Poultry, CADM Architecture, Inc., City of Batesville, Colton’s Steakhouse & Grill, Flowers Bakery, Future Fuel, Greenway Equipment, Harps, Hatcher Agency, Life Plus, Littlefield Oil Company, Mark Martin Ford/Mark Martin Kia, Ozark Information Services, Peco Foods, Precise Heating, Air & Electrical, Rawk Imprinting, Sonic, Spartan Mowers/Mark Martin Power Sports, Strategic Companies, The Hampton Inn & Suites, The Home Depot, The Smotherman Family, UACCB, Walmart, and Wade’s Heating, Air Conditioning & Electric.

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