4th of July Events & Fireworks Shows (2010)

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

SATURDAY, JULY 3RD

Lights on the Lake presented by Landmark Bank
Jul 3, 2010 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Pecan Grove Park & Amphitheater
(903) 957-0310

Don't miss out on Sherman's first-ever Independence Day celebration!

The completion of Phase II of Pecan Grove Park & Amphitheater is the culmination of hard work on the part of elected officials and city staff for more than two decades. The City Council, City Administration, and Parks & Recreation Department want to welcome the community to its newest park by celebrating Independence Day at the grand opening!

- The Mayor, City Council, and City Administration will kick off the family-friendly festivities with a Ribbon Cutting for Phase II of Pecan Grove Park & Amphitheater

- The Ida Road Band will play immediately after the Ribbon Cutting

- Texas singer-songwriter Deryl Dodd will headline the concert, and begin playing between 8-8:30 p.m.

- Fireworks show begins at approximately 9:30 p.m./after nightfall (the pyrotech company puts on similar shows for cities all over the Metroplex - IT’S GONNA BE BIG!)

- Feel free to bring your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets

- Some concessions will be available

ALL PARKING IS FREE, AND PARKING WILL BE LIMITED AT THE PARK!!!

TAPS is this year's parking sponsor, and they'll run FREE continuous routes to-and-from each overflow parking lot before and after the event. If you choose to bring lawn chairs, coolers, or other similar items, taking the TAPS bus will make your trip to the park much easier! All TAPS buses will have handicap access.

- Parking is available on two grass lots at the entrance to the park on Canyon Creek Drive

- Sherman Bible Church and Faith Church have graciously allowed us to use their lots for overflow parking

- The grass lot at the northwest corner of Lamberth and FM 1417 will also be used for overflow parking

SEE PARKING MAP HERE

Fireworks
Chickasaw Pointe on July 3rd beginning at 9 p.m.

Fireworks
Lake Texoma State Park on July 3rd at 9:30 p.m.

Van Alstyne's Old Fashioned July 4th Celebration
Jul 3, 2010 See below for times
Van Alstyne, Texas

Come to Van Alstyne on Saturday, July 3rd for a Fourth of July Celebration the whole family can enjoy. There is an antique car show for dad, shopping for mom, and a bike parade and bounce house for the kids. Wrap up the evening at dusk with live music and fireworks at the South Campus-Grayson County College (Van Alstyne)parking lot

7:00 a.m.-Breakfast sponsored by Friends of the Library; 9:00 Flag Raising Ceremony followed by Antique Car Show; 10:00 a.m. Bike Parade; At dusk head over to the Grayson County College-South Campus for live music and fireworks

Van Alstyne Chamber of Commerce (903) 482-6066
(903) 814-2746

Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Show
July 3rd, 9:30pm
-- POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 4TH
(Former Lake Texoma State Lodge Area)
Kingston, Okla (Roosevelt Bridge / SH70)
You are welcome to bring your long chair’s and on the south side of SH70. Formerly the State Park area and along the airport runway. Come enjoy the fun, Free Flags and Booths available!!!

2nd Annual Independence Day Parade
Saturday, July 3, 2010
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Event Description
Independence Day Parade in Historic Downtown Ardmore, OK. Businesses, groups, clubs, organizations, churches, skaters, walkers, rollers, motorcycle riders, bikers, pets & horses, candidates - everyone is welcome! Show your patriotism by donning your Red White Blue! Entertain yourself and others at the same time! For details, see www.voicesforcommonsense.com, by calling Dondi Persyn at 580-490-3337 or Anna Flatt 580-226-0091 or you may email donnaelliott63@hotmail.com. Deadline for registration is June 25th.

Fireworks
Johnston County-July 3rd Tishomingo parade at 9:00am floats Pennington Creek park, vendors, games, watermelon spitting contest, biggest bubble gum bubble will last until 4 at 9:00 at Murray State College sport complex. Fireworks display. Free

Pottsboro- PVES Annual Firefighter's Cookout
Date: July 3, 2010

Time: 10:00 AM
Annual Firefighter's Cookout. Hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixins' cooked by the volunteer firefighters. Come see the roll out of the new engine at 12:30 p.m.

Fireworks -- POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 9TH
Ada- Saturday, 9:00, fireworks. Winter Smith, 1800 Scenic Dr.

Fireworks Display
Davis, OK
July 3rd ,7:00pm
Davis Football - 2 blocks south of Hwy 7 on Hannah Street.

Third Annual Melissa Celebration of Freedom

The Melissa Area Chamber of Commerce will host its third annual Celebration of Freedom Saturday, July 3. The parade will start at 6 p.m. (5:30 lineup) and the children’s area will open at 6:30. With a $5 wrist band, a child will be permitted to jump in the bounce houses, slide on the slides, ride the trackless train and go through the obstacle course for the entire evening. At 6:45, strong man competitor Chad Smith will attempt to pull more than 30,000 pounds of vehicles a distance of 100 feet to benefit the Melissa ISD Class of 2018.
Days of Grey will provide live music starting at 7, and a fireworks show will start at 10 to cap the festivities. The event also will feature barbecue and backyard grillers competitions as well as food and craft vendors. The new Melissa City Hall will be open for self-guided tours at 3 p.m., and a ribbon cutting is set for 4:30. Local female military veterans are being sought to serve as grand marshals.
For more information or to download registration forms, visit the chamber website at www.melissatx.org.

Lake Kiowa 4th of July Celebration
Saturday, July 3rd

The opening ceremony kicks off at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast. Colonel Handley will commemorate our WWII veterans at 8:45 a.m., with the skydivers scheduled to jump at 9:30 a.m.

There will be entertainment by local musicians and dance groups throughout the day. Game booths and boat rides as well as a food court will be open during the day. The event concludes with a fireworks display conducted by the Lake Kiowa Volunteer Fire Department.

Healdton Fireworks

Healdton Chamber Of Commerce will be doing Fireworks at Healdton Lake Saturday night July 3

Fireworks from Wacker Park in Pauls Valley
Saturday July 3
-- POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 11TH

Said to be the best and biggest manual fireworks in the state!! In fact, that entire day is filled with cool stuff at Wacker Park. The World Championship Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest is HUGE and is actually in a Trival Pursuit game as well as Guiness Book.

SUNDAY, JULY 4TH

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
Munson Stadium, Denison

Gates open at 7pm, fireworks start at dark
Gates open at 7:00 pm for General Admission (free admission)

RC Flying Fields Fireworks Display
Sunday, July 4th

9:30pm
Lake Murray intersection Hwy 70 Lake Murray Drive near Lake Murray State Park office

Highport Marina
Fireworks Shows
Beginning at 9:30pm
Sunday, July 4

July 4th Indoor Picnic
Jul 4, 2010 12:00 Noon

Key Memorial United Methodist Church
Indoor Picnic after worship service
Albert Fisher
903-892-9162

Tishomingo Fire Dept. Rifle Raffle
Jul 4, 2010 1pm

Pennington Park in Tishomingo
Fund Raiser for the Tishomingo Vol. Fire Dept.
Tish fire dept. (580) 371-7490

Red, White and Blues #2
Jul 4, 2010 5pm

Tioga School Grounds
Tioga 4th of July celebration
Tioga Volunteer Fire Department 940-437-5588

4th of July in the Park
Jul 4, 2010, 5:30 to ?

Gunter City Park
5:30pm-9:30pm
Fireworks at 9:45pm
Bike Parade, Games, Auction, Food, Drinks, Crafts, Water Slide
Kathy Gravley
903-433-0222

Choctaw Casino & Resort on July 4th beginning at 9:30 p.m. featuring KLBC as entertainment along with the fireworks, and the Durant Country Club on July 4th at midnight.

Whitewright-American Revolution Boogie-Skydive Dallas right off Hwy 160 in Whitewright 903-364-5103 Texas sky diving Friday-Saturday jumping 9am-sunset record fireworks display Saturday 9:15 live music, airplanes, helicopter

Bonham- 4th of July Fireworks
Lake Bonham
Starts at dusk
Free

July Jubilee Celebration
Sunday, July 4, 2010
Little Elm, TX

The Town of Little Elm will host its annual July Jubilee Celebration. The event will take place on Sunday, July 4, 2010 at Little Elm Park. Activities include musical entertainment; food and merchandise vendors; and fireworks. Entertainment and vendors open at 5:00 p.m. and fireworks will begin at dark.

There will be limited on-site parking. Shuttle parking will be available at the LEISD Athletic Complex. Vendor booths available for $65 per booth. Booths with electrical outlets are limited. Electrical outlets are maximum of 15 amps - one electrical plug-in per booth. Vendors with high amperage will require two booths. Booth assignments are first-come, first-served. Rental of vendor booths can be done at Public Works Service Center, located at 1600 Mark Tree Lane, Little Elm, TX 75068, (972) 731-3296. Contact Missy Meador at (972) 731-3296 for additional information. Music Entertainment--- Days of Grey Band.


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