Celebrating the 4th in Houston

Get ready to celebrate the 4th of July in Houston and surrounding areas with a spectacular lineup of events! Whether you’re looking for dazzling fireworks, community parades, or festive barbecues with friends, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here’s a fantastic list of 4th of July events to help you plan a fun-filled day out for the whole family!

Freedom Over Texas  

Eleanor Tinsley Park
500 Allen Pkwy.
Houston, TX 77002

This year’s Freedom Over Texas promises six hours of festivities, tradition, and live concerts along Allen Parkway. The event will culminate in a spectacular, musically choreographed “Texas-sized” fireworks finale featuring local, regional, and national entertainment. Houston’s signature July 4th celebration draws an average of 50,000 attendees. It is broadcast live in Houston, with plans to simulcast a portion of the event through television affiliates across Texas. Freedom Over Texas also includes a special partnership with the Houston Food Bank to address the growing needs in our community. A percentage of food and beverage sales will be donated to the Houston Food Bank. Join us for a fun, engaging, and safe celebration of our nation’s birthday! https://www.houstontx.gov/july4/

Red, Hot & Blue Festival

Multiple locations around The Woodlands

Celebrate freedom in The Woodlands with great food, live entertainment, children’s activities, and family fun at multiple locations! The festivities will culminate in one of the largest fireworks displays in the Greater Houston area. Enjoy a variety of activities throughout The Woodlands at the following locations! All sites will feature live music starting at 6 p.m., with bands playing until the Fireworks Extravaganza at approximately 9:30 p.m. For the comfort and safety of all attendees, oversized beach umbrellas and pop-up tents are not permitted at the festival. https://www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/redhotandblue

Star Spangled Salute

Miller Outdoor Theatre
6000 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030

Come and celebrate the Fourth of July with us at Miller Outdoor Theatre for a free evening of music under the stars! The Star-Spangled Salute, presented by ExxonMobil, features a lineup of patriotic favorites and concludes with a dazzling fireworks display at 10:00 pm. Don’t miss this unforgettable celebration! This is a free event, but tickets are needed and will be available on their website starting July 3rd. https://www.milleroutdoortheatre.com/performance/star-spangled-salute-presented-by-truist-produced-by-houston-symphony/

4th of July Celebration

Kemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Ave.
Kemah, TX 77565

Join us at the Kemah Boardwalk on July 4th for a Night of Fireworks! Celebrate freedom with a bang! Arrive early to enjoy thrilling rides, live music, and explosive patriotic displays that will create unforgettable memories. Extend the celebration all weekend long with our Patriot Pass—tickets available online soon! Admission to the Boardwalk and fireworks show is FREE. Parking fees apply. Events are subject to change due to inclement weather. Fireworks will take place on Thursday night. https://www.kemahboardwalk.com/4th-of-july-celebration

Galveston Independence Day Parade and Fireworks  

37th & Seawall
Galveston, Texas 77550

This 4th of July, celebrate your independence and the country’s on Galveston Island with a parade, fireworks, special events, and more! The annual 4th of July Seawall Parade kicks off on Thursday, July 4, 2024. The parade will start at Seawall and 22nd Street, proceeding west to 45th Street along the Seawall. Don’t miss this stunning fireworks display lighting up the night sky in celebration of America’s Independence Day, with the beautiful Gulf of Mexico as the backdrop. https://www.visitgalveston.com/events/annual-events/4th-of-july/

Baytown’s 4th of July Celebration

Bicentennial Park
1001 Market St.
Baytown, TX 77520

Join us in Baytown, Texas, to celebrate the Fourth of July with Kashus Culpepper, the Bellamy Brothers, Tiera Kennedy, Niko Moon, and Brett Young. The annual 4th of July Weekend Celebration, one of the area’s most popular festivals, honors American Independence Day with a two-day event at Bicentennial Park on July 3rd and 4th. This FREE, family-friendly outdoor festival features live musical entertainment, kid’s activities, food, and craft vendors and concludes with a spectacular fireworks display. https://www.baytown.org/778/4th-of-July-Celebration

Friendswood’s 129th Annual July 4th Celebration

Centennial Park
2200 S Friendswood Dr.
Friendswood, TX 77546

The City of Friendswood’s 4th of July Celebration is an all-day event, kicking off with a Grand Parade at 10 a.m. on Friendswood Drive, between Heritage Drive and Stevenson Park. After the parade, head to Stevenson Park for a festival filled with rides, games, food, and entertainment. The festivities continue in the evening at Centennial Park, starting at 7:30 p.m., with food, live entertainment by the Spazmatics, and a spectacular fireworks show at around 9:10 p.m. https://www.ci.friendswood.tx.us/381/July-4th-Celebration-July

July 4th Festival and Fireworks

Town Center Park
8 N Main St.
Kingwood, TX, 77339

Town Center Events is excited to announce the return of our largest festival of the year, which will be held on Thursday, July 4th, to celebrate our nation’s independence! This year’s event promises thrilling activities, delicious food, and an unforgettable fireworks display. We are thrilled to bring back the fireworks; they will be launched from their original site at the bottom of the driving range, with shells soaring between 300 and 400 feet. Attendees can enjoy a fantastic view of the show from the Park. In addition to the fireworks, the festival will feature various entertaining activities for everyone to enjoy. https://www.towncenterevents.com/july4th.html

Red, White & Boom

The Crown Festival Park
18355 Southwest Fwy.
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Celebrate America’s Independence Day as the Sugar Land skies burst with colorful pyrotechnics. This free festival promises excitement, featuring spectacular fireworks, music, food, vendors, and more. Get ready for one of the largest fireworks displays in Fort Bend County! Enjoy an evening of patriotic family fun with activities for all ages, delicious food, and diverse music. Entertainment will include photo opportunities, vendor booths, and a main stage showcasing talent. The night will end with a dazzling fireworks display you won’t want to miss. https://www.sugarlandtx.gov/915/City-of-Sugar-Lands-Red-White-and-Boom

Rosenberg’s Family 4th Celebration

Seabourne Creek Nature Park
3831 Highway 36
Rosenberg, TX 77471

Experience the perfect blend of patriotism, family, and fun as Rosenberg hosts the 25th anniversary of the Family 4th Celebration at Seabourne Creek Nature Park. This free event takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. To mark this special milestone, the Casey Donahew Band will be performing. Known for their Billboard US Country top 10 hits, their patriotic setlist will have you dancing all night long! The evening will culminate in a spectacular fireworks show that you won’t want to miss. Arrive early to secure the best spots, and don’t forget to bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and bug spray! https://rosenbergtx.gov/217/Family-4th-Celebration

Get ready to ignite your 4th of July spirit with these fantastic events across Houston and nearby areas. Plan your day and make this Independence Day memorable!

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