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Area Communities Preparing For Independence Day Celebrations


Marion County communities are gearing up for the 4th of July. Leighton will have their 4th of July celebration on July 1. They’ll have an evening parade at 7:30, and fireworks will start at 10.

Pella has family activities lined up starting at 9:30 on the morning of the 4th. This includes fishing, inflatables, and horse ride. The parade will follow, starting at 2:30.

Pleasantville and Bussey also have some 4th of July celebrations planned. Currently, Bussey will have a parade at 10 am on Independence Day, while Pleasantville has a parade planned for 11 am that day as well. Both Pleasantville and Bussey will have a fireworks show at dusk.