Gulfport 4th of July Expenses


Q: How much does the 4th of July event cost the city?

A: According to city manager Jim O’Reilly, the city spends $25,658.52 for the 4th of July celebration. Of that, fireworks make up the bulk of the expense: $20,000. Entertainment and city staff hours (fire, police and leisure services) comprise the remaining expense.


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