The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas has announced its plans for their annual Independence Day Celebration.
This year’s event will be Saturday, July 2 at the Alabama Coushatta Ball Park. The park is approximately 16 miles east of Livingston off Highway 190.
Admission to the celebration is free and brought to you by the Alabama-Coushatta Volunteer Fire Department and the Scenic Loop Volunteer Fire Department.
Gates will open at 5 p.m. to kick off the festivities. The lineup begins with games and trivia that will occur 5-7 p.m. The tribal dancers are set to entertain at 7 p.m.
Brian Jack and the Zydeco Gamblers take the stage at 8 p.m. and fireworks will light the Polk County sky at 9:30 p.m.
Those looking to become a food or arts and crafts vendor may contact the tribe at 936-563-1120 or 936-563-1131. There is a limit of seven vendors of each, and are first come, first served. Food vendors must have a food handler’s certificate to turn in with the application.