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Twin City Firecracker Extravaganza likely the biggest ever

(Festus, Crystal City) The 33rd annual Twin City Firecracker Extravaganza will be held this weekend at Crites Memorial Park in Festus. The festivities begin Friday evening starting at 5 with the carnival starting up. Festus Parks Superintendent Josh Whaley says Friday’s entertainment, the Jonathan Braddy Band should bring in a good crowd to kick things off.

The Twin City Firecracker Extravaganza continues all day on Saturday with a fireworks display to end the event. Festus City Administrator Greg Camp says to expect a very large and entertaining fireworks show.

Saturday’s activities begin with the fishing derbies in the morning, plus the carnival rides, food and craft vendors, a petting zoo, pony rides, and more! The musical entertainment on Saturday night will be Johnny Rock-ITT and the Double Wide Symphony. KJFF and J98 will broadcast from the Twin City Firecracker Extravaganza Friday night from 4 until 6.

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