Festivities for Missoula's annual 4th of July celebration will begin at 6 p.m. on Independence Day, which falls on a Thursday this year.

The fireworks go off at 10:30, but pre show festivities will include a beer garden, food trucks, kids activities and live music by Reverend Slanky and the Missoula City Band.

The Misoula Osprey will also hook up 3 fireworks shows this year, here's their schedule.