STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) -It was a good turn out at the Sportsplex in Starkville this 4th of July. The event started around 6 pm with jumpers and games for the kids. The Starkville Tea Party was there giving out free hot dogs. Prior to the show, John Robert Arnold had patriotic music and ice cream for the crowd. Families posted up on the field with lawn chairs and blanks ready to view the fireworks at 9 pm. Dogs are welcomed and organizers say they’re expecting thousands for the celebration.