Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Houma Independence Celebration?
Houma Independence Celebration is a free event honoring our military, policemen, firemen and first responders while celebrating our Nation’s Independence. The celebration is organized by the non-profit, volunteer group, Terrebonne Patriots, Inc. The event will be one big party with live music, kids’ activities, fireworks and more.

2. When and where is it held?
When: Monday, July 4, 2016
Where: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

3. What happens if it rains?

Houma Independence Celebration is a rain or shine event so please bring the appropriate rain gear. The organizers will closely monitor the weather and will announce via our Facebook and Twitter pages if the event is cancelled.

4. What should I bring to the Festival?
Sunscreen, Hats, Sunglasses, Comfortable Footwear, Folding Chairs

5. Will there be food?
Yes, as a fundraiser for next year’s celebration, we will sell hamburgers, hotdogs, nachos and more…

6. Can I bring a picnic or ice chest?
To support our organization and help us raise funds for next year’s event, please do not bring any outside food and beverages.

7. Are there ATMs available if I run low on cash?
Yes, the closest ATM is located in the lobby of the Courtyard Marriott, which is within walking distance of the Celebration.

8. Will you have merchandise for sale?
Festival t-shirts for both adults and kids, glow-in-the-dark items, and more will be sold at the merchandise stand. There will also be a silent auction with a variety of items for you to bid on. All proceeds go to Terrebonne Patriots to support next year’s event and to continue our mission.

9. How can I apply to be a Craft vendor?
We are accepting Arts & Crafts Vendor applications for the 2016 Houma Independence Celebration.

10. What if I lose or find something?
Please go to the Ticket Sale Booth for any lost and found items. Note: Terrebonne Patriots, Inc. is not liable for any lost, stolen or unclaimed items.

11. What do I do if I get hurt?
If you need any assistance, go to our medical tent, or look for a police officer or a Celebration committee member.