Chennault Aviation Museum
Take the day off and soar into history at the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum. Here you can learn about the birth of Delta Airlines, the Flying Tigers squadron, and discover the history of many military heroes from Northeast Louisiana. Step outside to view the Aviation Park, showcasing restored military aircraft and their history.
Flying Heart Brewing and Pub
Join Flying Heart for their Freedom Fest & Anniversary Party on July 1st, featuring live music from Cowboys with Guitars and Dash Rip Rock. This is a VIP table only event. The tables will be $100 and include four wristbands and four beer tokens. The brewery will be serving food and drinks until the fireworks. Try their house special, the Daywrecker beer alongside the Daywrecker Pizza complete with 3 kinds of meat and beer cheese.
Get prepared for your 4th of July barbecue or picnic at the Farmer’s Market at 7th Square or the Monroe Farmer's Market. Pick up fresh fruit like a watermelon or cherries for a sweet summer snack. Or find macaroons, cookies, cakes, and many sweet treats for the holiday. Whatever you may find, add a taste of the Twin Cities to your Independence Day dinner!
Celebrate freedom with Downtown Monroe and West Monroe! You can try delicious local food from food trucks in Alley Park throughout the day. Enjoy more live music from Josh Love while you shop from local merchants and creators in West Monroe! Or head over to downtown Monroe for the 3rd annual block party in honor of Independence Day, with live music, food, and fun!
No Independence Day Celebration is complete without an outstanding fireworks display. Settle in by the Ouachita River, Downtown Monroe or Downtown West Monroe to see the Twin Cities Firework Celebration on July 1st. Fireworks start at 9:00 and you won’t want to miss this excitement!
Flying Tiger Brewery
Taste the most heroic beer in town at Flying Tiger Brewery. Honoring the legendary fighter squadron, the Flying Tigers, this brewery creates craft beers with a patriotic and military theme. Try their year-round brews, Burma Blonde or Man at Arms. And taste hand crafted pizza or bread made fresh in the restaurant.