(Hannibal)--Perfect parade weather greeted a large crowd gathered along Broadway in downtown Hannibal today.

Next the focus shifts to Central Park as the ceremony to select a new Tom and Becky gets underway.

Tanyard Gardens located next to the 3rd Street viaduct is featuring a number of shows and entertainment this afternoon.

Fence Painting contests get underway at 4 p.m. along North Main Street by the Mark Twain Museum.

Mud volleyball begins at Front and Hill Streets at 5 p.m, and fireworks at dusk-- caps off Independence Day in Hannibal