4th of July Texoma Fireworks Shows & Events 2013

By: News 12 Staff Email
By: News 12 Staff Email

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Patriotic Celebration honoring Our Veterans
Faith Church, Sherman, TX
When:Sunday, June 30th at 4pm
Event Description: We invite you and your family to join us for Indivisible to honor God for his blessings on our nation and honor all those individuals who have given so much to protect it. Join us Sunday, June 30th at 4:00pm as we recognize all the armed forces and public safety officers during the program and invite each of you to proudly wear the uniform you have served in. Admission is free.
Contact: Church Secretary
903-893-0349

City-wide Patriotic Rally
Central Park Ardmore
July 3rd 7:00p.m.
State Senator Frank Simpson speaking, Music by the Emmanuel Baptist Orchestra, Free Hamburgers & Hotdogs
Steven Johnson 580-224-7545

4th Annual Lights on the Lake
Pecan Grove West Park
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 gates open at 6 PM
The 4th annual Lights on the Lake event in Pecan Grove West Park, brought to you in part by Landmark Bank, will be held on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013. Gates open at 6:00pm with a variety of activities, from Euro Bungee to rock climbing. The whole family can enjoy unlimited fun with the purchase of a $5 bracelet for each family member. A variety of food vendors will also be found onsite selling food and beverages throughout the evening.

The Pecan Grove Amphitheater hosts live music from two great bands during Lights on the Lake. Soundhouse Band opens with classic rock favorites at 7:00pm, followed by The Hunter Smith Band on stage at 8:40pm. The spectacular aerial fireworks display starts at 9:30pm, and the Hunter Smith Band returns with more live music at the conclusion of the fireworks display.

Parking near Pecan Grove West Park is extremely limited, so Texoma Area Paratransit System (TAPs) has once again partnered with the City of Sherman to provide rides from off-site parking lots directly to the front gates of the Park. This year’s off-site parking lots will be located at Sherman Bible Church and Faith Church. Expect a short walk from the front gate to Pecan Grove West Park. Bring the whole family out to enjoy this FREE spectacular patriotic community event! For more information contact the Sherman Tourism Department 903-892-7230.

4th of July Fireworks sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Paris
Wildcat Stadium
July 3, 2013, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event Description:
Bring the family and enjoy a 4th of July celebration. The gates will open at 6 pm and the Paris Municipal Band is scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm, followed by the Blue Skies Parachute Team and the Paris Community Choir. Fireworks will begin at dark. As always the show is free, but the Bucket Brigade will make its way through the crowd to collect donations to help support next year's show.
Come out and Celebrate our Freedom!
Contact Information:
(903) 784-2501

Lake Murray Annual Fireworks
Lake Murray State Park
Thursday, July 4, 2013, fireworks start around 9:30 p.m.
This Independence Day celebration will feature the band, Strongwood for the spectator’s enjoyment. The band will begin playing at 7:30 p.m. and vendors will be selling food, beverages and merchandise.

As dusk approaches, the fireworks will light up the sky at approximately 9:30 p.m. “The Lake Murray Fireworks is the premier holiday display in Southern Oklahoma. It promises to be a great show again this year. If you are in the Ardmore area, you won’t want to miss it!” stated Janet Bateman, Marketing Director for the Ardmore Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Viewers wishing to see the fireworks ignited can take Scenic 77 (Lake Murray Drive) south and turn east at the Park Office. Follow the signs and turn right at Lem Roberts Road to the R.C. Flying Fields then continue to the designated parking area. The fireworks viewing area has plenty of space for parking and picnicking. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. Local Boy Scouts will be accepting donations as this is a publically sponsored display.

This show is solely funded by donations; anyone interested in making a donation may mail their check to: Ardmore Tourism Authority, PO Box 1585, Ardmore OK 73402 and note that it is for the Fireworks Display.

Annual July 4th Parade
Cedar Mills Marina
Thursday July 4th @ 11:00
Our theme this year is "It's a Grand Old Flag" and we have some
veterans that are doing a meet/greet for all our customers at our restaurant Pelican's Landing!!

Choctaw Casino Resort Independence Day Celebrations
Choctaw Casino Resort
Thursday, July 4, Fireworks at 9 PM, Other events throughout the week
Choctaw Casino Resort Independence Day celebrations will include:

Fireworks:
July 4 at 9 p.m.

Cash Drawings
July 4 – 6, $4,000 drawing every hour from 1-7 p.m. and $10,000 at midnight
July 7, $4,000 every hour from 1–7 p.m.

Food:
$2 Nathan’s® Famous Hot Dogs

Fun:
July 1-5, take your photo the #7 Bally’s Nascar® Car
July 4 from 1-3 p.m., spin the wheel to win free play and other prizes

Entertainment at CenterStage:
July 5, The Whispers at 8 p.m.
July 6, Country’s Family Reunion at 8 p.m.

Tickets for both performances are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.ChoctawCasinos.com/Durant.aspx, by calling (800) 585-3737 or by visiting the box office located inside Choctaw Casino Resort.

City of Ada Fireworks Show
Wintersmith Park Ada, OK
Thurs, July 4, around dusk (9pm)
free and open to the public

Fireworks Extravaganza & Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest
Pauls Valley, OK at Thompson Field, Wacker Park
July 4th, 6pm - Dark
Main Street Pauls Valley also hosts the annual World Championship
Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest during the celebration, an event known nationally and featured in Guinness Book of World Records and as a question in the popular board game Trivia Pursuit.

4th Annual July 4th Parade
Parade starts at the parking lot of the Lamar County Courthouse
Thursday July 4th, Parade starts at 10:00 am
4th of July Parade. Parade starts at the parking lot of the Lamar County Courthouse, heads South on 1st SW to Clarksville Street on the South side of the Plaza, at Clarksville Street the parade goes to 17th SE where it turns North one block to Lamar Avenue. At Lamar Avenue the parade goes West back to downtown returning to starting point. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the parade along this route. Happy 4th of July!!
Contact Information:
903-784-2501

Van Alstyne's annual 4th of July celebration
High School campus at 1722 N Waco St.
Thursday, July 4 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The City of Van Alstyne presents a slate of activities for the entire family, sponsored by Landmark Bank. The Van Alstyne Independent School District (VAISD) hosts on the High School campus at 1722 N Waco St.

4th of July Cruise on Lake Texoma
Lighthouse Marina, 300 Lighthouse Dr., Pottsboro, TX
July 4, 2013, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Nothing is better then watching the fireworks reflect off of the beautiful water of Lake Texoma.
They will have food and drinks available for purchase.
All cruises are BYOB. Call 903-361-0775 for reservations.

Denison Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show
Munson Stadium/Forest Park, Denison, TX 75020
Thursday, July 4 All day
Denison’s 26th Annual Fourth of July Fireworks is planned for Thursday, July 4, 2013. Last year’s fireworks show was bigger and better than ever, and this year will be no different. The public is encouraged to enjoy the show from Munson Stadium for a complete experience. Festivities will include kids activities, a hot dog eating contest, the BluRock Band, and a special appearance by Holly Tucker.

Free kids activities will include Lil’ Katy Train rides and an inflatable bounce house. The Water Walker Balls will be another fun feature. Food vendors offerings include kettle popcorn, ice cream, hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy, and more. The Denison High School Cheerleaders will host a fundraising concession stand inside the stadium. Patriotic items will also be sold.

Super Dog Hot Dog Stand is hosting a Hot Dog Eating Contest as part of the festivities. The prize is $100, a t-shirt, and all the glory that comes with winning. The competition is limited, and entry fee is $15. Contact mirianbray@hotmail.com or call 580-340-3150 to sign up.

Holly Tucker is fresh off Season 4 of the Voice. She was on Team Blake, and she is promoting her July 13 concert at the Rialto. She will be available for limited autographs and will have merchandise for sale.

Local favorite BluRock will entertain the crowd with their usual enthusiasm and familiar tunes. Tim Hoover will be returning from music school in England and will even play some original songs.

The event is produced by the City of Denison and made possible through funding by the Smith Foundation. Forest Park will have concession items prior to the stadium gates opening at 6:30. No coolers are allowed in the stadium. Music starts at 7:00 p.m. and fireworks will follow at dusk. Call 903-465-2720 for more info, or visit www.downtowndenison.com.

Red White Blue Celebration
Tioga
Thursday, July 4th, Parade to start at 5:30 PM, Fireworks at Sundown
July 4th in Tioga, Red White Blue celebration. Parade to start at 5:30, live music and food will be starting shortly after the parade at the school. Fireworks will start at sundown. For more information contact Tioga Volunteer Fire Department.

July 4, 2013 Fireworks at the Lake
Lake Bonham
Thursday, July 4th, Fireworks will start around Dusk
Thursday, July 4th at Lake Bonham
For information call the Bonham Chamber 903-583-4811

44th Annual
Open Air Gospel Singing

the grounds of the Country Tabernacle 1 mile west of Lone Grove on Highway 70 west, 4 miles south on Cheek Road in Lone Grove
Thursday, July 4th, 8:00pm 'til Midnight
Groups Performing - The Word Family, Trinity, The Torrez Family, Canaan Bound, the Howards and other local talent
Information: (580)657-3183 or (580)657-8275 FREE ADMISSION!!!
Concession Provided
Bring a lawn chair

Poker Run and "Car & Bike Show"
Colbert City Park, Colbert, OK
July 4, Registration at 9 AM
$5 for passengers and $15 for bikes
There will be a Bounce House and Water Slide for kids.
Colbert FD annual fireworks after dusk.
Food and drinks available.
The ride is benefiting the Colbert PD

Highport Marina Fireworks Show
Highport Marina
Thursday, July 4th, Fireworks at 9 PM
Fireworks show and DJ Jackie VanZant begin at 9 PM followed by Party Machine at 10 PM

3rd Annual 4th of July Celebration
Howe High School
July 5th, Events will begin at 5 pm
The celebration will include local Vendors, Food Booths, and Music throughout the night. The Howe Fire Department will be sponsoring the Fireworks display which will begin at dusk, approximately 9:15 pm. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy our nation’s birthday.

‘Movies in the Park’ on July 5th; special Friday showing for holiday
Downtown Paris
Friday, July 5th, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Paris Main Street has announced that they will change their choice of movie for the July 5th showing. They will show National Treasure, which fits the Independence Day theme.

Thrill-N-Texoma and Chickasaw Country Concert Series kicks off with Stoney LaRue at Lake Texoma
Roosevelt Bridge across from Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club
Friday, July 5th, Festival Activities 4 PM, Fireworks at Dusk, Concert Gates: 6:30 PM
Stoney LaRue will kick off the 2013 Chickasaw Country Concert Series on July 5. In conjunction with the Lake Texoma Association's inaugural Thrill-N-Texoma event, LaRue will perform after the annual fireworks show. The concert takes place on the west side of the Roosevelt Bridge across from Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club.
Thrill-N-Texoma is a free event and includes kids, activities, local merchants, boat and ATV displays, and food and drink vendors. Festival-goers who wish to attend the concert must purchase a ticket to the show. Concert tickets are $33 each.

Falconhead Resort Fireworks Display
Burneyville, OK
Saturday, July 6th
Food & Games at 4 PM
Fireworks at Dusk


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