Independence Day Fireworks, Food and Fun

America’s birthday is on the horizon. Have you made your Fourth of July Plans yet? You’ll want fireworks, of course, but don’t forget the many parades, concerts and festivals that will mark the occasion. Here are a few events taking place Thursday, July 4, that you won’t want to miss.

Woodridge Forest 4th of July Celebration

Join your neighbors on Saturday, July 6th from 1-3 p.m. at the Community Center, 22525 Soaring Woods Lane, for a “dough-lightful” start to your Independence Day. We’ll have red, white and blue Woodridge Forest sunglasses, glow sticks (first come, first served) and food trucks serving up sweet treats. The first 100 attendees will receive a complimentary sundae from The Dough Cone Truck topped with candy goodies.

July 4 Fireworks + Concert

The Dennis Davis Band will rock Kings Harbor beginning at 7 p.m. followed by a fireworks spectacular off the pier at 9:30. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets. The event — at 1660 W. Lake Houston Parkway in Kingwood — is free.

July 4th Festival and Fireworks at Town Center Park

Come out to Town Park Center., 8 N. Main Street in Kingwood, from 2-9 p.m. for great country songs from the 40’s to the 70’s with Honky Tonk Revivalists followed by a chance to groove to That 70’s Thing. Kids will have a special zone with crafts and a bounce house. Food booths will be available and the fireworks go BOOM at 9 p.m.

Kids Fishing Rodeo

Kids age 15 and younger are invited to make a splash before the blast at the Foster’s Mill ponds at the corner of Kingwood Drive and Forest Garden from 6-7:30 a.m. Trophies will be awarded in various categories.

Kingwood 4th of July Parade

Demonstrate your patriotic spirit with flags and cheers as floats, bands and bikes wind their way from Creekwood Middle School, 3603 W Lake Houston Parkway, to Kingwood High School, 2701 Kingwood Drive, beginning at 10 a.m.

CITGO Freedom Over Texas

Houstonians will celebrate more than three decades of July 4th music and fireworks on Buffalo Bayou with country music stars Jake Owen and Kellie Pickler at Eleanor Tinsley Park, 500 Allen Parkway. Cost is $8 online and $10 at the door.