Mobile celebrates July 4 at Cooper-Riverside Park
The City of Mobile will celebrate July 4 in scenic Cooper-Riverside Park in downtown Mobile. Activities will include live music, outdoor family fun, food (available for purchase), and much more. Park gates open at 2 p.m. with a full day of fun and celebration for youngsters and the young-at-heart.
Mardi Gras Park will also be available for picnicking, outdoor fun and viewing the fireworks show. GulfQuest, located adjacent to the park, will be open from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. for exhibit tours ($5) and to buy an all-day pass for the water slide ($5).
At 7 p.m., the Mobile Symphonic Pops Band will begin their concert featuring traditional patriotic songs and other favorite tunes. The Mobile Pops, a non-profit symphonic concert band, provides numerous concerts in the Greater Mobile area that are free to the public.
At 9 p.m. sharp, there will be a fireworks extravaganza on the Mobile River sponsored by the City of Mobile. At 9:15 p.m., Emerge Show & Band conclude the day’s celebration in GulfQuest’s amphitheater playing “show stopping renditions of Top 40, Funk, Motown, Blues, R&B.” They’re known “for their energy, enthusiasm and the ability to leave listeners wanting more!”