Thousands will flock to Colbert Saturday, July 2, for the town’s 42nd-annual Fourth of July Parade and Celebration.
Festivities will include a parade beginning at 9 a.m. at the old Colbert Elementary School parking lot, journeying down 2nd Avenue and Hwy. 72, and ending in the heart of the town’s historic district near the post office. Korean War Veterans will serve as the grand marshals for the parade and comedian, Roscoe Pucannon, will officiate as the featured master of ceremonies.
Other parade participants will include antique cars and tractors, the Red Raider High School Marching Band, volunteer fire departments from around the county, local businesses, Miss Canna pageant contestant winners, the Madison County High School cheerleaders, state insurance commissioner, Ralph Hudgens, state senator Frank Ginn, entries from county churches and more.