Meridian: Celebrate with live music, inflatables and family friendly games. Fireworks follow races at Meridian Speedway, so set up in the park for free or grab Speedway tickets to get up close.
Crouch: Enjoy a full day of patriotic activities including a pancake breakfast, flag raising, river raft and duck races, street dance, soap box derby, parade, fireworks display and more. From the youngest members of the family to the oldest and everyone in between, the Fourth of July in Crouch is fun with a capital F.
Melba: The "Olde Tyme" celebration packs fireworks, food and games into its 25th year. Go for the fun run and car show, stay for the fried chicken lunch.
Meridian: 3-10:30 p.m., FREE. Storey Park, 205 E. Franklin Rd., meridiancity.org. Crouch: 8 a.m-end of fireworks, FREE. Downtown, gvchamber.org. Melba: 6 a.m.-end of fireworks, FREE. Downtown Melba, melbaoldetyme4thofjuly.com.