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2016 Fourth of July Fireworks and Events

By The Spotlight Newspapers, Jun 28 2016 04:18PM

Below is a complied list of some Fourth of July festival locations and fireworks shows going on around Fort Bend area.

New Territory Sports Complex

New Territory Parks and Recreation annual July 4th Parade is designed to appeal to families and to bring the community of New Territory together to celebrate our nation’s birth. A fun-filled event for the whole family, featuring live entertainment, attractions for children, including but not limited to inflatable rides, bungee trampoline, rock wall, youth activities, craft artists, food concessions and much more. Attendance is FREE; attractions for children require a $10 wristband.


The city of Rosenberg will host its Family 4th Celebration at 6pm at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 Highway 36 South. This free event will include horse drawn wagon rides through the park, a carnival area for the kids, live entertainment, food vendors with a taste for everyone, and a spectacular fireworks display. For more information, call 832-595-3520 or visit the city's website.


The city of Katy will be hosting its Katy Freedom Celebration at approximately 9pm NEAR Katy Mills Mall. The fireworks are launched between the east side of the mall and Katy Fort Bend Road and can be seen from several miles around the mall area.

Katy -- Cinco Ranch

Go to LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch for the LaCenterra's 4th of July Celebration. It starts at 4:30pm and includes live entertainment, great food, events for the kids and a fabulous fireworks display.

Missouri City

The Missouri City's Fourth of July celebrations will begin at 6pm at Buffalo Run Park. Take advantage of the free activities including moonwalks, a rock wall, face painting, rides and more. Food will be available for purchase. The fireworks show will begin at approximately 9:15 PM. Parking will be available at Thurgood Marshall High School next to Buffalo Run Park.

Fort Bend Orchestra – Freedom Rings!

City of Stafford Official Independence Day Celebration - Celebrate America's birthday with patriotic works and favorite tunes. Fireworks will follow the concert! General Admission, no tickets required.

George Ranch Historical Park

Nothing says America and July 4 like games, parades and hot dogs! Take a scavenger hunt through time as you pick up clues across the Park and discover intriguing trivia about this American holiday. Try your hand at historic games such as Blindman’s Bluff, sack races, tug-of-war, croquet and more. Watch a festive parade, grab a hot dog at our historic lunch (reservations required) or join in the fun at our fourth annual cobbler-eating contest! Please pick up your wristbands at the Visitor Center when purchasing admission beginning at 9 a.m.

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