The City of Freer kicked off their 4th of July Freedom Festival with a parade, music, food and fireworks on Saturday at the Duval Freer Airport.

The festival activities started at 9 a.m. with a parade through the middle of town.

Freer Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8786; Commander Amando Garcia Sr., Vice F. Saenz Jr., Vice Commander Joe Escobar, Service Officer Guadalupe Saenz, Trustee Arturo Martinez Past Post Commander, Chief of Police John Spillers, Dan Adami and Beverly Little Veteran, won first place award in the City of Freer 4th of July parade.