Our Star-Spangled grand opening celebration on July 1 is an excellent kickoff for your Independence Day celebrations, but that’s not all that’s going on. Round things out with these local, family-friendly events happening Tuesday, July 4:
An American Tradition
George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762
Richmond, TX 77469
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free with admission: $10 adults; $9 seniors 62+; $5 children ages 5-15; children ages 4 and under are free.
George Ranch Historical Park has an old-fashioned party planned that you won’t want to miss. Try your hand at a variety of historic games and a scavenger hunt. Enjoy a stirring reading of the Declaration of Independence, then fill your stomach with an amazing Hot Dog Feast. But don’t fill up too much since you won’t want to miss their 4th annual cobbler eating contest!
Cost for the meal is $15 for adults ages 13 and older, $12 for children ages 5-12 and $4 for children 4 and under. Reservations are REQUIRED and can be made online at https://www.georgeranch.org/event/independence-day-lunch/ or by calling 281-343-0218.
Family 4th Celebration at Seabourne Creek Nature Park
Seabourne Creek Nature Park
Rosenberg, TX 7747
It’s all about patriotism, family and fun at the city of Rosenberg’s annual celebration, which includes a carnival area for the children, horse-drawn wagon rides through the park, food vendors, live musical entertainment by the Triumphs and a spectacular fireworks show to end the evening!
Star Spangled Spectacular
Sugar Land Festival Site
18355 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Celebrate America's birthday at the City of Sugar Land’s Fourth of July Celebration. Participants are encouraged to bring blankets to spread out in the field as they enjoy the variety of free entertainment, patriotic music, activity booths, and the fireworks finale after sunset.
Missouri City 4th of July Celebration
Buffalo Run Park
1122 Buffalo Run
Missouri City, TX 77489
Missouri City’s patriotic tradition offers plenty of fun and excitement for the whole family! After some fun-filled family activities, the fireworks show will begin at 9:15. Stadium seating is available at Thurgood Marshall High School. Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event.
Citgo Freedom Over Texas
Eleanor Tinsley Park
18-3600 Allen Pkwy.
Houston, TX 77019
$8 online July 1-3, $10 day online day of event and at the gate, Free for children ages 5 and under.
Celebrating 30 years of July 4th music, fireworks and fanfare on Buffalo Bayou, Houston’s signature patriotic event will turn it way up with live performances, family activities and stunning pyrotechnics. For the first time in the event’s history, the celebration will kick off with a patriotic tribute by the United States Air Force Band of the West. Grammy-nominated and CMA-winning artist Hunter Hayes will follow before multi-platinum selling, 2016 MTV Video Music Award-winning DNCE takes the stage. As is tradition, the evening will conclude with a spectacular blast of fireworks.