In what has become a fantastic 4th of July tradition, Harrah's Louisiana Downs is once again hosting the "Exotic Animal Races" featuring camels and ostriches because... Merica!

Thursday, July 4th the kid-friendly "Exotic Animal Races" will be in full swing along with a special race Card of live thoroughbred racing from noon until 6 pm.

There will be tons of fun things happening for the whole family from face painting to food trucks and more.

From Harrah's Louisiana Downs Facebook page -

"The Kid's Zone apron, face painting and food trucks open at 12 pm! Eat up as food trucks serve up great local bites or check out the action-packed buffet dining in Harrah's Club - All you can eat, All day for $29.99. Post time for Race 1 is 3:15 pm! Come Out And Play!"

If more information, you can head over Harrah's official event page.