Rodeo kicks off Edmond's LibertyFest celebration

Edmond's Fourth of July LibertyFest activities are underway through July 4. More than 50,000 people are expected at the annual downtown parade on July 4.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: June 24, 2013 at 11:02 pm •  Published: June 25, 2013
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— 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.


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