As many as 40,000 people come to Arthur (population 2500) for some of the best fireworks and Independence Day celebrations around. Helicopter rides, fly-bys, parachute drops, food, entertainment. Come early and stay late. Visit Downtown Arthur early for special activities and the Freedom Parade in the afternoon before heading down to the fairgrounds for the later activities. For more information visit: http://www.arthurfestivals.com.