Happy Birthday America!

Celebrate July 4th events perfect for friends, family and fun around the Bend.

Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 2nd 9 am – 5 pm
George Ranch Historical Park

Celebrate our great Nation at the George Ranch. Come and let Freedom Ring together! Step back in time and experience the history of an authentic American cattle ranch and learn about the local people who made this county great. Activities for the day will include square dancing with the Houston Square and Round Dancing Council, cowboy campfire popcorn and patriotic-themed paper crafts! Buy general admission tickets today by visiting https://www.georgeranch.org/event/park-admission.

Sunday, July 3rd 6:30 – 11:30 pm
Stafford Centre

Freedom Rings Concert and Fireworks
Monday, July 4th 7 – 9 pm
Stafford Centre Theatre

Join the 2022 independence Celebration! This two day event starts with a festival on July 3rd and includes a DJ/Band, non-profit booths, kid moonwalks, hayrides and more. The festival is followed by the Freedom Rings Concert presented by the Fort Bend Symphony on July 4th. Fireworks will begin at 9:15 pm.
For more information, visit https://www.staffordtx.gov/.

Sugar Land
Red, White and Boom Celebration
Monday, July 4th 6 – 10 pm
The Crown Festival Park
18355 Southwest Freeway

Enjoy an evening full of patriotic family fun with activities for all ages and a main stage area featuring a variety of local entertainment. Houston’s high-intensity music show band, Hybrid 7, will take the stage along with JoiLux Dueling Pianos. Other special guest appearances will include 2021 Sugar Land Superstar Terrence Alexander Evans, 2021 Jr. Superstar Faith Lee and DJ Babyface Williams will close out the night after one of the largest fireworks displays in Fort Bend County! Fireworks are scheduled to begin at approximately 9 pm.

Festive entertainment and activities will include a Kid Zone from 6-9 pm that will be complete with fun photo opportunities, face painting, airbrush art, trackless trains, rock walls, sports inflatables, carnival games and a variety of information stations.

The annual event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required but attendees will be limited to parking and shuttling capacities. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to secure their spaces onsite. Gates will open promptly at 5 pm. Once all parking is full, access to the event will be closed and remaining late-comers are encouraged to park and watch the show from their homes or from the shuttle parking lots.

A clear view of the fireworks will made available via livestream on the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SugarLandParks.
A large variety of food and drink options will be available at concession areas.

Due to limited onsite parking, attendees are encouraged to take the shuttle to avoid traffic delays. Shuttle services are available at University of Houston-Sugar Land and Smart Financial Centre. All shuttle traffic will halt for the launching of the fireworks from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

For more information, contact 281-275-2825 or check out www.sugarlandtx.gov/RedWhiteandBoom. For other updates, follow Sugar Land Parks and Recreation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @SugarLandParks.

Missouri City
MCTX Independence Day Festival
Monday, July 4th 4 – 9 pm
Houston Community College Campus
1600 Texas Parkway

Missouri City’s patriotic tradition offers plenty of fun and excitement for the whole family. Attendees can enjoy a variety of free entertainment, carnival games, live musical performances, tasty treats from local vendors and close out the evening with an amazing fireworks display.
Visit https://www.missouricitytx.gov/ for details.

Fulshear Freedom Fest 2022
Monday, July 4th 6 – 9:30 pm
Fulshear High School
9302 Charger Way in Fulshear

Come out for an evening of live music from the Bag of Donuts, local food trucks, vendor booths and a spectacular Independence Day Fireworks Show. For more information, visit www.fulshearkaty.com/events.

Annual Family 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4th 6 – 10 pm
Seabourne Creek Nature Park
3831 Highway 36 South

Enjoy an evening full of patriotism, family, friends and fun with activities for all ages, including music from the hit band Electric Circus, a kid’s zone, bounce houses, horse-drawn wagon rides, informative nature talks from the Texas Master Naturalists and more! If all that fun works up an appetite, many delicious food and beverage options will be available for purchase from some of the area’s most popular food vendors. The event is free and open to the public.

The grand finale of the evening will include a new and improved twenty-minute spectacular and patriotic fireworks show which will begin at approximately 9 pm.
There are two free parking options for the event. Parking will be available immediately south of the event entrance, and event attendees can walk across the footpath into the park grounds. Parking will also be available at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds along with a free shuttle service. The shuttle will run continuously from 5:30 pm until 10 pm, taking guests to and from the Fairgrounds and Seabourne Creek Nature Park.

Limited seating at the event will be available, so bring a chair or blanket to sit on and bug spray. Do not bring any large items that won’t fit on the shuttle or will be difficult to load off and on the shuttle. Prohibited items include: Alcohol, drugs or any illegal substances, laser pointers, air horns, drones, remote-controlled aircraft, cigarettes, cigars or pipes, (smoking is prohibited at Seabourne Creek Nature Park) glass and fireworks of any kind including sparklers. Pets are allowed on leashes only. The owner is responsible for picking up after their pets. Pets are not allowed on shuttle buses.

For more information about the event or to become an event sponsor, contact Carrie at the Rosenberg Civic Center at 832-595-3520, visit www.rosenbergtx.gov or follow on Facebook @RosenbergTXGov.