The 3rd Annual Red, White & Back the Blue Festival will be held at Washington Park in Quincy on Saturday, July 6. The event will run from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.for a day filled with fun for people of all ages to show support for our local Law Enforcement, Fire Departments, EMS units as well as the 9-1-1 Dispatch personnel.

This family event will feature the opportunity to see emergency equipment on display from 2 to 5 p.m., a magic show at 4 p.m., face painting, balloon animals, an inflatable obstacle course and local live music from the band Pepper Spray from  7 p.m. to 10 p.m..

Food will be available for purchase from Hy-Vee Grill from 5:30 to 8:30 and TCBY will also be available for purchase onsite during the event.  T

here is no cost to attend this rain or shine event as you are encouraged to bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the day and night.  For more information, visit Facebook at: "We In Quincy Illinois Back The Blue".