The highlight of many of those at-home celebrations will be the setting off of fireworks. But before you go out and buy more artillery than is needed to defend a small country, you should know the local laws.
The big 4th of July weekend will be here before we know it, so it's a good idea to get your celebration plans locked in now. There are multiple 4th of July events happening in Lafayette, Erath, Youngsville and more. Here's what's on the books so far.