Independence Day Celebrations
POSTED: Friday, July 3, 2009 - 10:17am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 1:08am
July 3-4 events
JULY 4TH CELEBRATIONS
FRIDAY, JULY 3
The Freedom Celebration and Fireworks Festival
Maude Cobb Activity Complex in Longview
The sponsor area will open at 7:30 p.m., a flag ceremony will occur at 8:30 p.m., and the fireworks will begin at dark.
Symphony On The Square
East Texas Symphony Orchestra performs patriotic music
Plus a special music guest: The Caribbean Sound from Florida
Gates open at 5 p.m.
Purchase $5 tickets at ETSO.org to purchase Symphony
Proceeds benefit the renovation of Tyler's Historic Liberty Theater
SATURDAY, JULY 4
Tyler Jaycees Fireworks Extravaganza
9pm at Lindsay Park in Tyler
Gates open at 4 PM
Fireworks start at dark (usually at 9 p.m.)
Dunking Booth , Food, Music, etc...
$10 dollars a car.
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Fireworks at the Fishery
One of the biggest fireworks displays in East Texas will light up the skies over TFFC and adjacent Lake Athens.
Free fishing until 8:30 p.m.
Accessible for the mobility impaired.
Lake Jacksonville Water Parade
Decorated barges and boats will circle Lake Jacksonville.
Lake Jacksonville Fireworks Display
Fireworks diplay to begin at 9:15 p.m.
Palestine Fireworks Show
Fireworks begin at dusk
Story School, 5300 Loop 256 South
Nacogdoches FreedomFest 2009
Food, fun and fireworks
Music, food and fun activities for the children.
Fireworks after dark