The City of Lake Charles presents the 2016 Red, White, Blue & You celebration Monday July 4.  Don't miss the excitement and join fellow Americans as we mark our nations independence and honor our men and women in the armed forces.  Everything kicks-off with the star-spangled parade at 6 p.m. in downtown Lake Charles.  By the way they are still taking parade entry forms.  For more details about participating in this years parade see the button below.

Also do to construction on Ryan Street the route has changed slightly, click here for more info.  Afterwards stick around for live entertainment and a special patriotic tribute beginning at 6:45 p.m., at the Lake Charles Civic Center Arcade Pavilion.

Then at 9:15 p.m. gather around for the dynamic fireworks display, taking place on the lake.  Round up the family and sure to get a good parking spot or seat along the seawall. In the event of rain the patriotic concert will be moved inside.  For more information, contact the Lake Charles Southwest Louisiana CVB at 337-436-9588 or visit

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