Starts at 9:15 sharp on Wednesday, July 4th. A barge in the center of the Bay releases it’s payload into the summer. Best viewing is Bayside between Palm and Red Snapper Streets. Every Friday night is the Fourth of July on the Island. With the firework light reflecting off the water, it’s a breathtaking display that will kick off your weekend the right way. Sponsored by the SPI Convention & Visitors Bureau. For more information, phone: (956) 761-6433
4th of July Parade at Archer Park in Mcallen, Texas
Wednesday July 4, 2012
9 am – 2 pm
Celebrate America’s Independence on Wednesday, July 4th during the 84th annual parade presented by IBC Bank. Beginning at 9 a.m. enjoy watching numerous patriotic floats, marching bands and entertainers make their way down Main Street from McAllen City Hall to Archer Park. After the parade, there will be arts & crafts, interactive games, contests, music, and food concessions in Archer Park. There’s plenty of fun for the entire family!
101 N. Broadway
Interested in entering a float in the Fourth of July parade? Visit mcallen.net/parks or call (956) 681-3333 for more information.
It’s the highlight of McAllen’s Fourth of July Celebration!
Don’t miss the annual Concert in the Sky Fireworks Extravaganza presented by Holanda/Fruttare on Wednesday, July 4th beginning at approximately 9 p.m. in Municipal Park. Listen to patriotic music on local radio stations while watching the fireworks display and enjoy food concessions and kiddie rides in the park throughout the evening.
1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd.
McAllen Texas USA
McAllen Parks & Recreation
Call (956) 681-3333 for more information
Jaycees Annual 4th of July Parade & Family Festival
Join the celebration Independence Day honoring the birthday of our country and the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Wear your red, white & blue & bring the whole family to watch the parade. If you would like to participate in the parade, entry forms & rules will be available on the new Jaycees website TheHarlingenJaycees.org. Parade scheduled for 10:00 am on Jackson Street in Harlingen.
Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce
Brownsville 11th Annual 4th of July Parade
Sponsored by Brownsville Herald it’s the 11th annual parade that follows the Charro Days route. Entries will include local businesses, car clubs, non-profit organizations and beauty pageant winners. No entry fee….for more information, call Mark Sosa at 956-982-6645.
Texas Cook’em 2011 Featuring the Texas Snake Man: Jackie Bibby
The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce celebrates Texas Cook’em: High Steaks in Edinburg on July 4th weekend at the Edinburg Municipal Park on 714 Raul Longoria.
Texas Cook’em is the valley’s biggest and only IBCA sanctioned Steak cook off featuring T-Bone steak, chicken, ribs and brisket. Competitors pay only $75 per category or $200 for all categories with over $15,000 in prize money to be awarded to the top winners.
Join Texas Cook’em for fireworks and live music, family fun zone, barbeque and more! Stay tuned for upcoming news regarding the valley’s largest Steak Cook Off!
Saturday, July 7th, 2012
Edinburg Municipal Park
714 S. Raul Longoria
Edinburg Texas, 78539
Fourth of July in Raymondville, Texas!
Add Raymondville to the list of Rio Grande Valley communities celebrating the 4th of July! Starting off on Saturday, July 2nd and ending on Sunday, July 3rd is the Co Ed Softball Tournament. Other events on Sunday include:
- A Patriotic Parade
- Fireworks Show
- Freedom Food Drive
- Ice Cream & Hot Dog Eating
- Pet Show
- Food and Game Vendors
- Watermelon and seed Spitting Contest
- and more….
Events will be held at Eddie Starks Park in Raymondville, Texas. Log on to the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce here or call: 956-689-1864