Unless you live in the middle of nowhere, you probably won’t be seeing fireworks in your own driveway, with the kids making sure not to blow too many things up. But, good news is that there are quite a few places you’ll be able to go, “Oooooo” and “Ahhhhh” on July 4th. Check it out and see if any of these places catch your eye for some fireworks fun tomorrow:
Fireworks at the Fishery: One of the biggest fireworks display in East Texas will light up the skies over TFFC and adjacent Lake Athens. Free fishing until 8:30pm. July 4 celebration from 5-10:00 p.m. Call James at (903) 670-2266 for more information.
*Waffle Breakfast – 7 am till 11 am @ New Beginnings (Across from the Big Sandy Post Office)
*At 205 E Broadway St., Big Sandy, TX 75755:
*Parade line up – 6:00 pm
*Parade starts – 6:30 pm – ends at the City Park directly across from the Big Sandy School
*At 401, N Wildcat Drive,Big Sandy,TX, 75755:
*Parade Marshall is State Representative David Simpson
*Rep David Simpson will speak at the Park for about 15 minutes
*Music will start around 7pm
*Councilman Lupe Gonzalez will have his head & beard shave for the Carl Akins Cancer Fund.
*Fireworks will start around 9 PM … Booths will open around 6:30 pm
On July 4th, the Reading of the Declaration of Independence will happen. Starts at 5pm at Dewberry Plantation
July 4th Fireworks Display- Held on the West Side of the First Monday Grounds off Hwy 64 and Hwy 859. Event will start at dark around 9 pm.
Chamber of Commerce July 4th Annual Parade & Events:
Schedule of Events: Hot Dogs on the Square-5:30 PM til Parade is over(Next to stage area, downtown) $5.00 Includes Hot Dog, Chips & Drink 6:00 pm Parade Line up at the Jr. High on Buffalo St. 7:00 pm Parade begins Jr. High through Downtown Canton Sock Hop 50’s Style Celebration at the Civic Center 7:00 to 9:00 pm Featuring “Buddy & the Flash Backs” Admission $6.00 Adults & $3.00 Kids under 12
7/4/2013 – JULY 4th FREEDOM CELEBRATION @ the Edom Community Park: Live Band, Hot Dog Stand benefiting local Scholarship program, FIREWORKS by Edom VFD: Festivities Begin @ 7 PM with Fireworks at Dusk
Saturday, July 6 , 2013 – The boat Parade sponsored by Austin Bank will begin at 8 p.m. from the boat dock. Participants will vie for cash prizes for First, Second and Third place. If you want to participate, decorate your boat, jet ski, barge or any other water worthy craft and meet at the boat dock at 7:30 p.m. Our fireworks show is made possible through the generosity of Chamber members, local businesses, Lake Gladewater residents, and the general public.
Hometown 4th of July celebration – July 4 from 6pm to 10pm in Spring Park (corner of 2nd and Harrison St.) Food: 6pm-8pm Fish Fry – $10 per plate Hot Dog Plate – $3 per plate. Ice Cold water bottle 50cents. Fireworks show: in Mustang Stadium: Hughes Springs library will sell baked goods at the stadium. Fireworks at 9pm at the Hughes Springs Mustang Stadium.
The Lake Hawkins flotilla boat parade and the Hawkins volunteer fire department fireworks show will be on Friday July 5th. The boat parade will begin at 7pm and the fireworks will be at dusk.
Our July 4th at Living Alternatives can best be described as “patriotic observance” meets “family reunion/picnic”. We open up our 40-acre property to anyone who wants a fun family atmosphere to celebrate our Nations Independence. We host a large variety of events to keep your family busy. We have wet/dry jumps, a fishing tournament, a swimming pool, food vendors, face painting, live music, door prizes, tours of our 10,000 sq.ft maternity home, and class “C” fireworks to finish up the evening. Grills are provided, just bring your lawn chairs, coolers, and bug spray. We ask for a $15 donation at the door to cover our expenses.17141 Hwy 110 N, Lindale. Activities start at 4pm, fireworks start at 9pm.
The Freedom Celebration and Fireworks Festival will be held at the Maude Cobb Activity Convention and Activity Complex on Thursday, July 4, 2013. The annual event is expanding this year to include a concert and activities throughout the day. There will be amusement rides, a hot dog eating contest, face-painting, food and beverages, and a variety of other entertainment, including the Rock of Ages Concert. Activities will start around 2:00 p.m. and last throughout the day. The fireworks will start at dark. Festival admission and the firework show are free to the public; however, prices will vary for individual activities. The Rock of Ages Concert tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the gate (plus a nominal ticket service fee). 9:00pm – 11:00pm
Fireworks Extravaganza in Ellen Trout Park on July 4th. The event starts at 1pm, followed by Fireworks at 9:15pm
At The Mineola Civic Center ~Come at 6pm on the 4th and have a picnic with your family then enjoy the Patriotic Program starting at 8pm followed by Fireworks after dark. All activities are outside so bring lawn chairs.
An old-fashioned, community-wide Independence Day celebration on July 4 in Festival Plaza. Families are invited to enjoy delicious festival food, children’s activities and live music by local bands. The evening will culminate in a dazzling fireworks display sponsored by the Texas Farm Bureau beginning 30 minutes after dark. Admission is free. Freedom Fest will take place from 5 to 9:30 p.m. in Festival Plaza, located just south of the downtown square in Nacogdoches. Guests are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and blankets to Festival Plaza. Coolers and picnic baskets are welcome, but glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are not allowed.
The annual Fireworks show will be held at the city lake for the City of Overton at dark on the 4th. For more information contact the Overton Camber of Commerce at903-834-3542 or the City of Overton at 903-834-3171.
The annual City of Palestine fireworks show will be at Story Elementary, 5300 N Loop 256, beginning at dark. For more information contact the Palestine Visitor Center at (903) 723-3014.
City of Pittsburg’s July 4th “Independence Day Blast” Thursday July 4, 2013 Located at Pittsburg High School Football Stadium For Information Call 903 856-3621 The Fourth of July is about our rights To life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness! Bring the family and celebrate our freedoms in beautiful Historic Pittsburg, Texas!! Come out to the Pittsburg Pirate Football Stadium to enjoy Pittsburg’s 30 minute spectacular firework presentation along with Parachute Bingo…..5 skydivers from East Texas Skydive will jump showing their patriotism while skydiving with the American Flag. This is the only Firework Independence Blast on Thursday July 4th in the East Texas area, a family event you will not want to miss. Tailgating and seating areas will be available around the stadium as well as the stands of the Pittsburgh High School Football Stadium. Concessions will be available during the event by the Pittsburg Athletic Booster Club. There will plenty of room to enjoy family, friends and food while you are captivated by the ongoing fireworks. Events begin with Parachute Bingo starting at 8:45 p.m. / dusk. Purchase a chance to win $1,000. Tickets are $5.00 or $20 for five. Winner determined by skydiver landing on winning square. The City of Pittsburg Fireworks Show begins at dark immediately after Parachute Bingo.
July 4 from Martin Creek Lake State Park: Bring your bike and helmet. Some decorations will be provided, otherwise bring your own. We will spend about 30 minutes decorating bikes then parade the camping loop to show our Patriotism. After the parade join us for games and hotdogs. (903) 836-4336 10:00am to noon. Call Lisa at (903) 836-4336 for more information. $3 for adults, 12 and under free.
Tyler Jaycees fireworks at Lindsey Park. July 4 – gates open at 4pm. Admission is $10 per car. Concessions will be provided and the show will start after dark.
East Texans are invited to include patriotic music as part of their celebration on July 4, 2013. The Tyler Civic Chorale and Fine Arts at First Presbyterian Church will host its annual concert, open to the public at no charge, in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 230 West Rusk Street, in Tyler. The event begins at 4:00 p.m.
Each year for the Fourth of July, the Whitton Volunteer Fire Department puts on a wonderful fireworks show as a fundraiser. This year (Thursday, July 4th), there will be a few carnival rides (slide & ferris wheel) beginning about 4 pm. The fire department will begin serving hamburgers about 6 pm, and the fireworks show will begin at dusk.The volunteer fire fighters put on this event each year and ask only that you make a donation so they may continue serving the community and surrounding areas of mutual aide. Come enjoy the fourth in Whitton at the corner of FM 1651, VZCR 2404 & VZCR 2410. 903-848-0260 Number to the fire station
Parade: 4:30 pm – starts at the American Legion building. After parade – music, food and entertainment until it gets dark about 9 pm. Bring your lawn chairs and mosquito spray. No wine or beer is allowed in the City Park. July 4
Annual July 4th Community-Wide Celebration hosted by First Baptist Church of Winona. Event begins at 6pm with softball, 2 water slides for kids, hot dogs, and will also feature some live music and other surprises. Professional fireworks show at 9pm – one of the best in the region, if not the state. Event will be held at Winona High School Baseball/Softball complex on Wildcat Drive in Winona.