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Red, Hot & Blue Festival celebrates freedom in The Woodlands

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Thousands of residents and spectators celebrated Independence Day at The Woodlands Township’s Annual Red Hot & Blue Festival and Fireworks Extravaganza.

Live entertainment and activities took place at multiple parks in The Woodlands, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, from 6 to 10 p.m.

Town Green Park held festival activities include strolling entertainers, face painters, balloon artists, inflatables, entertainment on two stages including Mars Hill Band and Klockwork Band, a variety of food vendors, and a Kids’ Zone featuring crafts and other family-fun games. Emcees for the event included Jenny Kelley of Hello Woodlands and’s Atom Smasher and Holly Boss. See photos on the Hello Woodlands Facebook page!

At Waterway Square Park activities included face painting, a balloon artist, concessions, live music from Level One Band and the Fourth of July Parade Awards at 7 p.m. Northshore Park and Rob Fleming Park featured face painting, concessions and live music while Hughes Landing listened to live music from Johnny and the Spinsations.

Fireworks began approximately at 9:30 p.m. with a simulcast on Woodlands Hits, a free application that allowed attendees to experience both the sights and sounds of the Fireworks Extravaganza. The 18-minute Fireworks Extravaganza took place in 4 different launch locations in The Woodlands including:

  • Lake Woodlands *Primary Display (by Northshore Park)
  • Town Green Park *Secondary Close-Proximity Display
  • Waterway Square *Secondary Close-Proximity Display
  • Village of Creekside Park, near Rob Fleming Park

View more photos and videos from the event on the Hello Woodlands Facebook page!

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