6 East Texas Firework Shows Near Texarkana Worth Watching
Summertime is finally here and the 4th of July weekend is just around the corner that means family, food, fun, and fireworks.
To help plan your Independence Day celebrations, I have compiled a list of some of the best fireworks shows in East Texas near Texarkana.
Food, Family, and Fireworks - June 30 (Marshall)
Bring the entire family to Bearcreek Smokehouse for an Independence Day celebration with live music from Texarkana's Honey Duo Heather Linn and Jase Bryant. BBQ will be available to purchase from Bearcreek Smokehouse. Coolers are welcome but no glass is allowed. The fireworks will begin just after 9 PM. Get more information at their Facebook page. Free Admission!
Summerfest and Fireworks - July 1 (Atlanta)
The Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Atlanta, is hosting the 2023 SummerFest and Fireworks Show on Saturday, July 1, from 6 PM to 9 PM. SummerFest includes FREE parking and admission, a live concert by The Dusty Rose Band, on-site food vendors, yard games, and more. The annual fireworks show will begin at dark and be held behind the Atlanta Fire Department. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
Happy Birthday USA Fireworks Show - July 1 (Mount Pleasant)
This year's event will take place on Saturday, July 1, at the Mount Pleasant Fairgrounds from 4 PM to 10 PM. There will be games, entertainment, and live music from RoxDox, The David Whiteman Band, and Mattison Live. In addition, kids will enjoy the Patriotic parade, waterslides, train rides, water volleyball, and more! Fireworks begin at 9:15 See their Facebook page for further info.
FreedomFest 2023 - July 4 (New Boston)
The City of New Boston and local businesses are proud to present the annual FreedonFest at T&P Trailhead Park on Tuesday, July 4, for an all-American celebration. Bring the whole family out for this free event with live music from Marlon Sharp and the Cowboys at the Cross beginning at 6 PM. Have fun in the bounce houses and cool off on the waterslide plus there will be a variety of food trucks on hand as well. The fireworks show gets underway soon as it turns dark. Get more info here.
Fireworks and Freedom Celebration - July 4 (Longview)
The biggest fireworks display in East Texas is happening at the Longview Convention Complex on Tuesday, July 4, from 4 PM to 10 PM. The event will feature a cruise night and patriotic car show plus entertainment and vendors inside the Maude Cobb Convention Complex. New this year will be a hot dog eating contest, barbecue eating contest, and ice cream eating contest. Registration for the contests will take place on the day of the event. A free headline concert with Marc Broussard will be held on the live music stage at 8 p.m. with opener Ryan Matthew at 6:30 p.m. The concert and fireworks and parking are free. Food and beverage will be available for purchase from vendors during the event. Please visit their Facebook page
Jefferson Salutes America - July 4 (Jefferson)
Jefferson, Texas is throwing America a huge birthday party beginning at 6 PM with a Children's parade at Otstott Park. There will be a cake and pie auction, a children's program at the Jefferson Carnegie Library, and a homemade ice cream competition. The Shreveport Metropolitan Band will be performing a free concert throughout the evening with the Quacker State Duck Race at 9:15 PM followed by a Fireworks Fantazmagoria show. The event is Free. Get more details here.
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Mid America Flight Museum - Mt Pleasant, Texas
Open: Saturday from 8 AM until noon.