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4th of July Events in Montgomery County

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How are you celebrating Independence Day? Discover where to watch fireworks, parades, festivals, and more fun events throughout Montgomery County during the week of the 4th of July.

Watch Jennifer Bruse of Hello Woodlands and Zach Richmond of The Richmond Realty Group RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring talk about the upcoming local events in the video below.

2018 Event Schedule

June 30 – Independence Parade – Celebrate the 4th of July a little early at Mary Pat Case Pool in Shenandoah from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Decorate your bikes, trikes, wagons and strollers for a parade from the pool to park and back; and then enjoy food, snow cones and a dip in the pool. Free to Shenandoah residents and guests. Learn more

July 2 – Sacrifice Has A Name and A Face Exhibit – Glade Gallery is hosting the nationally acclaimed exhibit The Conflict Zone and a display of the first 30 dog tags from the Afghanistan & Iraqi war. At 6:30 p.m. the Freedom to Laugh Comedy Show benefitting the Glade Arts Foundation will begin, starring Phil Palisou and Andy Higgins (as seen on America’s Got Talent). Hors d’ oeuvres will be provided by Kirby’s and there will be a cash bar. 18 and older only. Tickets are $35. Purchase Tickets

July 3 – Houston Symphony Star Spangled Salute – This free independence eve spectacular, which has been a tradition at The Pavilion for 28 years, features The Houston Symphony in a selection of patriotic favorites. Tickets are not required. Learn more

July 4 – 15th Annual “Burn Your Buns” Charity Ride – More than 400 cyclists are expected to take to the streets through the rolling hills of northern Montgomery County on Wednesday, July 4th at the 15th Annual “Burn Your Buns” Charity Bike Ride benefiting Bridgewood Farms starting at 7:30 am at 11680 Rose Road in Conroe. Learn more

July 4 – South County Fourth of July Parade – The parade begins at 9:00 a.m. with marching bands, fire engines, clowns, horses and floats. The 1.3-mile parade begins and ends at The Woodlands United Methodist Church. A tent will be set up in front of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion for senior citizens and the physically challenged to obtain relief from the summer heat. Join us




July 4 – Red Hot & Blue Festival – Celebrate freedom in The Woodlands with great food, live entertainment, children’s activities and family fun at multiple locations around The Woodlands! The event culminates with one of the largest fireworks displays in the Greater Houston area. The following locations will have fun and free entertainment:

  • Rob Fleming Park will have food trucks, face painting and the country musical stylings of Keeton Coffman throughout the day.
  • Hughes Landing will feature musical entertainment from the ‘70s to the ‘80s by Phatso.
  • Waterway Square Parkwill have concessions, face painting, a balloon artist and entertainment by the Willow Creek Junction.
  • Town Green Parkwill have a wide variety of activities, including strolling entertainers, face painters, balloon artists, inflatables, a kids’ zone, food vendors and two stages for music from the Pictures Band and Uptown Drive.
  • Northshore Parkwill feature face painting, food trucks and musical entertainment by Klockwork Band. This will be the site of the primary fireworks launch location.
  • Fireworks Launch – The 18-minute Fireworks Extravaganza will take place at approximately 9:30 p.m. The primary fireworks display will be located in Lake Woodlands adjacent to Northshore Park, with secondary close-proximity (special effects) display at Town Green Park. The 2018 Fireworks Extravaganza will also feature a fireworks display in the Waterway Square District near Timberlock Place and Waterway Avenue and Rob Fleming Park in the Village of Creekside Park. Enjoy both the sights and sounds of the Fireworks Extravaganza by tuning into, which will be broadcasting the choreographed patriotic soundtrack for the 2018 event.

 Learn more about the Red Hot & Blue Festival at

July 4 – Splash Day at all Township Pools – Cool down from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with no charge for admission at all Township pools. The lifeguards at each pool will select a unique, family-oriented theme and provide fun activities and games from noon to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will also be available while supplies last. Learn more

July 4 – July 4th Celebration & Street Festival of Tomball – Celebrate American independence at one of Harris County’s largest July 4th celebrations on Business Highway 249 just north of FM 2920 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. There will be live music by The Mambo Jazz Kings, food from Pecos Grill, a kids’ zone, and fireworks around 9:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Learn more

July 4 – Fourth in Unity Park –This free celebration includes gospel music at 5:00 p.m., bicycle/tricycle/scooter parade, live music by Lonely Road, and fireworks at dark. Festivities are from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Learn more


Discover more events happening near you on the Hello Woodlands Calendar! Visit the calendar to view events today, this week, this month, and in 2018 at

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