The Fourth of July is a day for hotdogs, cold beer, and everything red, white, and blue. The cherry on top is, of course, the fantastic (coordinated) firework displays. Read on to find out where to see fireworks in Houston this Fourth of July weekend. [Featured image: @dizzy8224]
Eleanor Tinsley Park / Allen Parkway 4 – 10 pm
Catch the 800-foot-high “Shell Freedom Over Texas” firework display deep in the heart of Downtown, Houston. With the city skyline as a backdrop, the improved firework spectacle will be preceded by live music performances, festivities, and more.
Sam Houston Race Park 4 – 10 pm
The race park will provide a second venue for Shell’s firework display. Festivities will take place at the race park during the same hours.
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. 7 – 10 pm
For the downtown fireworks, you’d be hard pressed to find a better vantage point than Buffalo Brewing Co. Located on 2101 Summer St. in Sawyer Yards is the brewery’s enormous three-story, 28,000-square-foot brewery and restaurant. Reservations are required, make yours now!
Z on 23 at Le Meridien Hotel 4 pm – 11:30 pm
Perched on top of the 23rd floor of La Méridien hotel in Downtown, Houston, Z on 23 has some of the most elevated views in the city giving visitors on July 4 a front-row seat to the downtown firework show. The open air rooftop comes bar equipped, but it only takes cash so withdraw accordingly.
Kemah Boardwalk 9:30 pm
On July 4th, the boardwalk is hosting a day-long celebration starting with live music at 1 pm from Bama Breeze. Throughout the day, visitors can enjoy eats, drinks, as well as rides, and encounters with the Uncle Sam Stiltwalker. At 9:30 pm, Kemah will set off its firework display. During which, visitors can view the show from the Boardwalk Beast Speedboat Fireworks Ride on the water (first come, first served) or opt for the Fireworks Cruise. The boardwalk will be open until 11 pm. Event parking is priced at $25.
Houston’s premier new downtown market is hosting their inaugural fireworks concert this July 4th. Starting at 7:30 pm Monday, the venue will stage the Houston Brass Band on their five-acre Skylawn rooftop before capping off the show with an epic firework display. Tickets priced at $60 for adults; $30 for children.
CityCentre7 pm – 11 pm
Enjoy a setlist of country and pop the evening of July 4 at CityCentre. Food and drinks will be available throughout the evening with a 10-minute firework show lined up for the main event at 9:30 pm. $10 parking, cash only. Ride share use is encouraged due to expected attendance.
The Woodlands (Multiple Locations)6 pm – 10 pm
The 2022 Red, Hot, & Blue Festival & Fireworks Extravaganza is set for this July 4th with plenty of live entertainment, food, drinks, and family fun in multiple Woodlands locations this Saturday. With festivities and live music taking place in Town Green Park, Waterway Square, Northshore Park, Rob Fleming Park, and Hughes Landing – there’s plenty of locations in the area in which to celebrate. in the Woodlands this Saturday. An 18-minute firework show at Lake Woodlands is scheduled to top off the festivities at 9:30 pm. A firework display will also take place at Waterway Square District near Timberloch Place and Waterway Avenue and Rob Fleming Park in the Village of Creekside Park.
Crown Festival Park 7 pm – 10 pm
Sugar Land residents can get festive at the area’s Red, White, and Boom celebration. On July 4, the free event will feature food, drinks, vendors, photo-ops, live entertainment and more. Officials encourage attendants to arrive early to get a space. Fireworks start at 9 pm.
Katy Mills Mall/Typhoon Texas 10 am – 9 pm
While Freedom Celebration at the Katy Heritage Park is a no-go this year, Katy locals can still catch the “Red, White, and Boom” festival and firework shows at Katy Mills Mall and Typhoon Texas on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this weekend. Fireworks go off a little after nine each night.
This Saturday, Redemption Square is hosting Liberty on the Lawn with food, fireworks, drinks, entertainment, live music, and fun for the kids. Live music acts included performances from Bri Bagwell, No Rehearsal, and Jenna Lynn. The event kicks off at 5 pm, free parking at the garage at 707 Redemption Square Rd.
This weekend, Baytown is hosting two days of Fourth of July celebrations beginning on Sunday, July 3. In Bicentennial Park, visitors can enjoy the spangled festivities that which include a parade, ceremony, and live music from The Spazmatics to The Band Perry to Vanilla Ice! The celebrations will be capped off with a firework display at 9:30 pm. Entry is free!