How are you celebrating Independence Day this year? There are celebrations, parades, and firework displays across the Rio Grande Valley this 4th of July weekend 2017! The 4th falls on a Tuesday, but the fun is going to last for days!
Saturday, June 24, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Basilio Villarreal Park
Softball tournament, Free admission, free rides, free fireworks show, live music, raffles, and chili showdown! Bring your tents and chairs to enjoy this free event.
Saturday, July 1, 2017
1616 S. Raul Longoria (Freddy Gonzalez Exit)
Friday | Eli Young Band and Los Lonely Boys
Saturday | 9 AM – 6PM Kids Zone and BBQ-Cookoff (and Kids’ Cook ‘Em)
Join Texas Cook’em for fireworks and live music, family fun zone, barbeque and more!
4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
San Juan Municipal Park
The City of San Juan and San Juan EDC will be having a 4th of July Celebration on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Bring your BBQ pit and join us for the FIREWORKS SHOW (Provided by Pyro Shows of Texas), live music, water slides, and moon jumps! To reserve your BBQ pit space at San Juan Municipal Park contact our Parks & Recreation department at (956) 223-2350.
**THIS IS A FREE EVENT**
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Dr. William Long Elementary, 3700 North Raiders Dr, Pharr
Food Booths, Family Fun, Fireworks, Live Music with River Rock 7, Drew & The Dancehall Dreamers and headliner, Buckin’ Crazy.
July 1st | 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
9:00 PM – Fireworks Display
702 N “L” Str./ 1204 Fair Park Blvd
Children’s Activities, Music, Games, Rides, Food, Vendors, Arts & crafts, Kid Fun!
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Free admission, music fireworks, car show, kiddie carnival, and more!
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Presentation of the Colors
Free – train rides, giant slide, watermelon slices, music, super swing rides, bouncer
Food and local vendors, too!
Mario Leal City Park, 5th St, Elsa, TX
Food, music, games and fun!
Monday, July 3, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Free admission for first responders with ID and up to 4 family members
Firework science, explosive experiments, red, white and blue splatter paintings and more!
International Museum of Arts and Science, McAllen, TX
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
8:00AM Patriotic Program, McAllen Town Band – Archer Park, Main Street
9:00 AM Parade marches Main Street through Downtown McAllen from Houston Ave. to Cedar St.
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Freedom Festival, Archer Park – food, games, music, crafts, concession stands.
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Little Miss Fourth of July Pageant – Palm View Community Center
1:00 – 4:00 PM Aquatica Splash Bash – McAllen Municipal Pool – games, contests, crafts!
9:00 PM Concert in the Sky Fireworks Extravaganza – McAllen Municipal Park
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
East Elizabeth Street (Historic Downtown)
16th Annual 4th of July Parade along the Charro Days route
The Brownsville Sports Park hosts annual Salute to Freedom event!
Live music, food & drinks and a Glow Dash 5K precedes the Fourth of July fireworks at 9:15 PM over the Sports Park.
Where: Fireworks will Launch from a Barge at the Center of the Bay
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Free admission – Live music, vendor booths, Fun for the kids, Kid Costume Parade, Pet Costume Contest, Petting zoo, bungee games, Fireworks, Food & Spirits, Kids Area
Mayor Pablo Pena City Park, 300 N. Airport, Weslaco
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Roma Historic District
Come and enjoy live music, food and carnival rides for fun for the whole family!
2:30 PM – Patriotic Parade (Line-up at 2:00 PM)
Fireworks display at Dusk
Round Robin Softball, Parade, Music, Contests, Entertainment, Car Show and Food Vendors