BRAZIL, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Rotary Club of Brazil kicked off Independence Day with its 85th Annual Fourth of July Celebration. The event was held at Forest Park and is one of the largest Independence Day celebrations in the state. It began with a posting of colors by the Brazil American Legion.

Free entertainment, local food vendors, and a raffle for a $10,000 prize were ongoing throughout the day, along with activities for kids like a climbing wall and an interactive science exhibit. President-Elect of the club, Rob Dispennett, was happy that everyone was able to safely gather.