EDMOND — Cowboys and cowgirls of all ages turned out for the annual LibertyFest Rodeo at Edmond's Carl Benne Arena.
The rodeo Saturday kicked off the 13-day LibertyFest celebration that runs through July 4.
A Hometown Fourth of July is the theme of this year's LibertyFest Parade, which starts at 9 a.m. July 4 in downtown.
The 1.5-mile parade is expected to draw more than 50,000 people and has 100 entries. LibertyFest activities entertain more than 125,000 people combined each year and are organized and produced by a group of more than 500 volunteers.
On July 4, free watermelon, music and games will be available at 6:30 p.m. at ParkFest, followed by fireworks beginning around 10 p.m. on the University of Central Oklahoma campus.
For more information, go to www.libertyfest.org.