Houston’s Top 4th of July Events

Summertime in Houston is always welcomed with open arms, and this 4th of July is no exception. As our families prepare to gather for a day of fun and fireworks, the city is alive with excitement. From parades and carnivals to picnics in the park, there’s something to entertain all ages. Houston’s streets are filled with red, white, and blue – reminding us of our gratitude for our nation’s independence. For those looking for fun-filled family activities, look no further! Here are some of our top picks for an unforgettable 4th of July in the Lone Star State!

Celebration of Freedom

Independence Park
3449 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, TX 77581

Join us on Tuesday, July 4th from 6 – 10pm, for Celebration of Freedom—a spectacular event proudly sponsored by Bayway Chevrolet! The Junior Gordon Band will grace the H-E-B Entertainment Stage with its melodic tunes while children rejoice in many activities and inflatables. And, of course, no celebration is complete without an electrifying 18-minute fireworks display. For just $5, you can purchase a wristband to access the games, activities, and more! Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity to gather with friends and family for an evening of unparalleled joy. parks.pearlandtx.gov

Freedom Over Texas

Eleanor Tinsley Park
3600 Allen Pkwy
Houston, TX 77019

Celebrate our nation’s birthday with us in style! Join us for this year’s Freedom Over Texas – a six-hour extravaganza of festivities, tradition, and live concerts along the beautiful Allen Parkway. Get ready to be entertained by local, regional, and national performers while you enjoy delicious food and drinks from the event vendors. And don’t forget to stick around for an incredible fireworks show that ends the night in style! We also want to give back to our community – a portion of food and beverage sales will be donated to the Houston Food Bank, doing our part to help meet an enormous demand in our area. Join us on July 4th from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. for a fun, engaging, and safe event you won’t want to miss! houstontx.gov/july4

Celebration of Independence

Loftin Park
7008 S. Rice
Bellaire, TX 77401

Join us in the City of Bellaire for a spectacular Celebration of Independence Parade and Festival! Beginning at 9:00 AM, revel in the pageantry of the vibrant parade, then get your groove on to lively tunes from our live band at the Festival. With delicious food, entertainment, and lots more, you’ll have an unforgettable time at the Great Lawn and Loftin Park. Don’t miss out—see you there! bellairetx.gov

Star Spangled Salute

Miller Outdoor Theatre
6000 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030 

Join us on July 4th at 8:30 PM for an unforgettable Fourth of July experience—Celebrate America’s birthday with patriotic favorites and a grand fireworks finale at 10:00 PM. Secure your tickets starting June 30th at 10:00 AM, and don’t worry—the Hill is free! Even if the weather isn’t perfect, the show must go on. We look forward to commemorating this special day with you! milleroutdoortheatre.com

Valley Ranch Fourth Fest

21562 Valley Ranch Pkwy
New Caney, TX 77357

Come join us on The Hill this July 4th for the most spectacular fireworks show in Montgomery County! Invite your family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues to experience the fun with you. Enjoy live music from renowned local cover bands from 5PM-9:30PM, plus a selection of excellent boutiques, makers, and more at the exhibitor shopping market. thehillvalleyranch.com

Red, Hot & Blue Festival

Town Green Park
2099 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX

Welcome to The Woodlands’ celebration of freedom! Get ready for a day of festivities and fun, with plenty of food, live entertainment, and exciting activities for the whole family, as the night sky ablaze in one of the Greater Houston area’s most spectacular fireworks displays. Join us at any of the following locations for a perfect Independence Day experience. Enjoy great music from 6 PM onward – perfect for creating an unforgettable atmosphere! To ensure that everyone has a great time, please note that we cannot accommodate oversized beach umbrellas or pop-up tents at the Festival. Let’s make this Fourth of July a truly wonderful memory! woodlandsonline.com

Freedom Rock Rest

Lagoonfest Texas
12600 Crystal View Blvd.
La Marque, TX 77568

Jump into summer with us! Treat yourself to a wide selection of aquatic activities, bask in the sunshine from the comfort of a cabana, and let loose at this epic event! Join us on July 3rd and 4th, from 2:00 – 8:00 PM, for two days of nonstop fun. Our world-class musicians will take the stage at 2 o’clock each day—so don’t miss out! Get your tickets today and enjoy the festivities. lagoonfesttexas.com

Red, White & Boom

Typhoon Texas Waterpark
555 Katy Fort Bend Rd
Katy, TX 77494

Welcome to Red, White & Boom: four days of festive family fun at Typhoon Texas! In partnership with the city of Katy, prepare to experience a patriotic extravaganza like none other in celebration of Independence Day. With extended hours from July 1st through the 4th, get ready to be dazzled by fireworks and awed by singing stars – all accompanied by the thrilling waterslides and attractions you know and love. So join us and create memories that last a lifetime! typhoontexas.com/houston/

Fourth of July celebration

Unity Park
19450 Unity Park Dr.
Magnolia, TX 77355

Experience the wonder of Magnolia this Fourth of July! Join us for an unforgettable evening of festivities—think bike parades, magnificent fireworks, and delightful food vendors. Celebrate with your family and friends from 5:30 to 10 PM and create lifelong memories filled with joy and celebration! cityofmagnolia.com

July 4th Celebration & Street Fest

Business Highway 249 North of FM 2920
Tomball, TX 77375

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of our amazing July 4th Celebration & Street Fest in Tomball! Beat the heat and join us for a festive day of live music, delicious food, and the biggest fireworks show in Houston. Let’s mark this special occasion with a bang and honor our nation’s independence with an unforgettable blend of patriotism and fun. Best of all, admission and parking are completely free—so don’t miss out on this exciting day of celebration!tomballtx.gov


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