ATHENS – The annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is scheduled for Saturday.
TFFC will be open for regular paid visitation from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free admission for the fireworks show will start at 4 p.m.
Visitors are encouraged to fish in the stocked casting pond until 8:30 p.m.
No license is required to fish, and bait and tackle are furnished for free.
The fireworks will begin about 9 p.m.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and people are encouraged to bring picnics.
KCKL (FM 95.9) will broadcast patriotic music during the show.
Pets, alcohol and private fireworks, including “snap caps” and sparklers, are not allowed.
TFFC is a tobacco-free facility, and smoking or the use of tobacco products are not allowed on the premises.
The fireworks show is sponsored and paid for by the City of Athens, local businesses and individuals. The fireworks show is directed and produced by Alpha-Lee Enterprises, Inc., of Liverpool, Texas, and is a Keep Athens Beautiful event.
Parking is available in the main TFFC parking lot and in an overflow parking area on Peninsula Point Road. Persons using the overflow parking area may enter through Gate C, which is across the street from the parking area.
For more information or directions call 903-676-2277.
Note: Article courtesy of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department