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4th of July Events in the RGV 2017

Independence Day Celebrations and 4th of July Weekend Events in the RGV

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

Rio Grande City Freedom Fest

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.

Rio Grande City Freedom Fest 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Edinburg Texas Cook ‘Em 2017

H-E-B Park
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!
(956) 383-4974

City of San Juan 4th of July Celebration

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.

City of Pharr 4th of July Independence Day FestivalCity of Pharr Independence Day Festival

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.


Harlingen 4th Celebration 2017Harlingen’s 4th Annual Freedom Fest 2017

July 1st | 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
9:00 PM – Fireworks Display
Fair Park
702 N “L” Str./ 1204 Fair Park Blvd
Children’s Activities, Music, Games, Rides, Food, Vendors, Arts & crafts, Kid Fun!
Firework Extravaganza!
(956) 622-5053

4th of July Fireworks in RGV 2016

San Benito ResacaFest 2017

5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Free admission, music fireworks, car show, kiddie carnival, and more!

Los Fresnos 4th of July Picnic Celebration

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!

City of Elsa Chili Cookoff

City of Elsa Chili Cook Off and Kick Ball Tournament

4:00 PM
Mario Leal City Park, 5th St, Elsa, TX
Food, music, games and fun!

Monday, July 3, 2017


Independence Day Celebration at IMAS

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

IMAS Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

McAllen’s 89th Annual Fourth of July Celebration

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

4th of July in McAllen - Freedom Festival

(956) 681-3333

Brownsville 16th Annual 4th of July Parade

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
East Elizabeth Street (Historic Downtown)
16th Annual 4th of July Parade along the Charro Days route
(956) 683-4463

Brownsville Salute to Freedom and Fireworks

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.


South Padre Island Fireworks

9:15 PM
Where: Fireworks will Launch from a Barge at the Center of the Bay
(956) 761-6433

Alfresco Weslaco

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
(956) 969-0838

Roma 4th of July Celebration

6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Roma Historic District
Come and enjoy live music, food and carnival rides for fun for the whole family!
(956) 849-1411

Raymonville July 4th Celebration

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
(956) 689-1864

Raymondville 4th of July 2017

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