The annual Ward City Fourth of July Picnic and Fireworks show will be held at the Ward Sports Complex on Peyton Street/Arkansas Highway 319, by the water tower. The Sports Complex is behind Fire Station No. 1.

The Fourth of July show begins at 1:30 p.m. with the opening of vendors’ booths and registration for the Car and Bike Show. The opening ceremony will be at 2:15 p.m. with presentation of the colors.

Applications for booths are still being accepted.

In addition to vendors and the Car and Bike Show, entertainment will include Carla’s Dance group and live music by Midnight Express. The music show begins at 6:30 p.m.

Fireworks will begin at dark.

For more information, call 843-7686 or go to the Ward website,