Pops on the River July 4th celebration

LITTLE ROCK - The 4th of July means music and fireworks on the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock.

The event, presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and sponsored by Landers Fiat offers FREE family entertainment, including a performance by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.

Gates open at Riverfront Park at 5:30 p.m., the symphony begins playing at 8:30 and fireworks will be begin between 9:20 - 9:30.

Food and drinks will be available, but no outside food, drinks, coolers or pets are allowed.