East Texas Independence Fireworks and Celebrations 2018

June 30

Blast Over Bullard 2018


We invite the whole East Texas Community to come out and celebrate with us on Saturday June 30, 2018 at 5PM.

For more information please visit the Facebook event page or the website event page!


July 3

Celebrate America Fireworks Show

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church,
6:30pm – 10:30pm
13590 Hwy. 110 South
Tyler, Texas

This annual family-friendly fireworks show features music by 6 Miles to Mixon, Armed Forces tribute, Illusionist Joe Schmidt, bounce houses, face art, and more. PHBC will have hotdogs, water, watermelon, & chips FREE to the community as long as they last.  Available for purchase snow cones, sodas, chicken sandwiches and more.
This is a free event.

Fireworks begin at dusk.



Fireworks Display *
Lakeshore Drive
Gladewater, Texas
July 3, 2018
9:00 p.m.        Fireworks
(Bring your lawnchairs)



Municipal Band Concert and Fireworks *
Noyse Stadium
Paris, Texas
July 3, 2018
7:30 p.m.       Paris Municipal Band concert
Dark               Fireworks
Free (Donations Welcome!)


Celebrate America*
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
13590 Hwy 110 South
Tyler, Texas
6:30 p.m.        Bounce houses, food, fun, live music, Armed Forces Tribute.
Dark                Fireworks


July 4

Lindsay Park 4th of July Celebration

The City of Tyler will host the annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Lindsey Park, located at 12557 Spur 364 W, on Wednesday, July 4. The fun kicks off at 4 p.m. and the fireworks show will begin after dark (around 9:15 p.m.). The park gate, located off of Spur 364, will officially open at 2 p.m. and admission is free.

Attendees are asked to arrive early for prime parking. Carpooling is highly recommended to help alleviate traffic congestion. Parking will be on a first come, first serve basis.

The Kids’ Zone and concessions will begin at 4 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m. Live entertainment will include the Groove Slaves and Faber and Friends.

To prepare for this event, Lindsey Park will be closed to the public on July 4 until 2 p.m. Alcohol and private fireworks are prohibited in the park.

For more information, contact Tyler Parks and Recreation at (903) 531-1370 or visit www.TylerParksandRec.com.


Annual Independence Day Concert

4:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Tyler (Sanctuary)

You’re invited to include patriotic music as part of your celebration on July 4th. The Tyler Civic Chorale and the Fine Arts Series at First Presbyterian Church of Tyler present their Patriotic Concert, open to the public at no charge, in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church of Tyler. The concert begins at 4 p.m., and doors will open at 3:30 p.m.


Fireworks and Freedom Celebration

The City of Longview will host the biggest fireworks show in East Texas!! Join us for all the fun!  Gates open at 11 a.m. and the fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. with patriotic music on KYKX 105.7.  Let us know that you’ll be there for the fun and check-in to the event on Facebook.

Free concert featuring Sammy Kershaw and Ray Johnston Band

The full-day festival includes amusement rides (Kona Ice will be giving away one FREE Kona Cone to anyone with an armband!), numerous children’s activities, a variety of entertainment, including FREE outdoor concerts, food and beverages, vendors (with door prize giveaways!) in the Longview Exhibit Building, a Patriotic Pup Fashion Show, Tutus and Troops Children’s Style Show, Petting Zoo, Weenie Dog Races, Car Show, Motorcycle Parade, and much more! The festival opens at 11:00 a.m. and the day’s activities will be topped off with a SPECTACULAR firework display that starts at 9:30 p.m. Festival admission, parking and the firework show are free to the public; however, prices vary for individual activities. No BYOB or outside coolers allowed.

The 4th of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration is sponsored by the City of Longview and several other community sponsors. For further information, including sponsorship and vendor opportunities, please call Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, 903-237-1230.


Ben Wheeler

Brooks Gremmels’ 4th of July Celebration
Ben Wheeler, Texas
July 4, 2018
11:30a.m.        Event Begins
Noon                Live Music
Dark                Fireworks

Big Sandy

Big Sandy Fire Department Fireworks
July 4
All day        Events
Dark        Fireworks



Jefferson Salutes America *
Jefferson, Texas
July 4, 2018
5:30p.m.       Food, fun & More
Dark              Fireworks



Annual Fireworks Extravaganza (Not yet confirmed for 2018)
Ellen Trout Zoo Park
Lufkin, Texas
July 4
10:00 p.m.         Event begins with Music, Fun and More
9:15 p.m.         Gandy’s Fireworks Extravaganza
(Shuttle Buses start running from Lufkin High School at 5 p.m.)



4th of July Fireworks *
Mineola Civic Center
Mineola, Texas
July 4, 2018
6:00 p.m.          Music and Events
Dark                 Fireworks



Freedom Fest*
Festival Plaza just south of Downtown Square
Nacogdoches, Texas
July 4, 2018
5:00 p.m.          Food, Activities, Entertainment
Dark                 Fireworks



July 4th Fireworks (Not yet confirmed for 2018)
Steven Bennett Park
July 4
5:00 p.m.         Park opens for food and fun.
Dark                Fireworks


July 7


Independence Day Celebration*
1500 Lake Forest Pkwy.
Henderson, Texas
Afternoon/Evening        Bounce houses, giant water slide, food, music & fun.
Dark                                Fireworks



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