The 4th of July is coming up next week and the city of Laredo wants you to join in on the celebration. A press conference was held Thursday to announce the details of the big event. There will be parade at 9 in the morning on the 4th followed by the 4th of July Family Fest Celebration at Unitrade Stadium. There will be plenty of food activities for the kids, musical entertainment, a cook-off and several eating contests. Entrance to the event is free. If you'd like to sign up as a vendor you can contact the City of Laredo Parks and Leisure department.