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July 3, 2023 - July 4, 2023
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The Woodlands, Texas

The Woodlands, TX 77380
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Fourth of July in The Woodlands

Monday, July 3, 2023

Celebrate the Fourth of July in The Woodlands with a spectacular lineup of events providing entertainment for the whole family to enjoy!

Star-Spangled Salute (July 3, 2023 at 8 p.m.)

On Monday, July 3, ignite your patriotic spirit at the annual Star-Spangled Salute free concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion which features the Houston Symphony performing a selection of patriotic favorites. More information here

Fourth of July Parade (July 4, 2023 at 9 a.m.)  

Put on your red, white and blue and get a prime viewing spot for the exciting South County Fourth of July Parade. The 1.3-mile parade around The Woodlands features marching bands, fire engines, clowns, floats and more! Note: Roads will be closed during the parade; please view the route map for details.
For updated information on the parade, please visit, the Fourth of July Facebook Page,  #TheWoodlands4th on Twitter (@4thofJulyParade) and Instagram (@4thofJulyParade) and use the tag #TheWoodlands4th. For additional questions, please call 281-210-3975. 

Red, Hot & Pool (July 4, 2023, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Each pool will have patriotic decorations, activities and refreshments (while supplies last). The Woodlands Red, Hot & Pool will take place from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. with the 4th of July activities happening between noon and 4 p.m. Grab your swimsuit and we'll see you there! Please note daily fees will apply for residents and non-residents. Entry is free for season pool pass holders. 

Harpers Landing

 26th Annual Red, Hot & Blue Festival and Fireworks Extravaganza (July 4, 2023, 6 to 10 p.m.) 

Celebrate freedom in The Woodlands with great food, live entertainment and family fun at multiple locations around The Woodlands! The event culminates with one of the largest fireworks displays in the Greater Houston area.
Enjoy a variety of activities throughout The Woodlands at the below locations! All sites will feature live music beginning at 6 p.m. with bands playing until the Fireworks Extravaganza at approximately 9:30 p.m. For the comfort and safety of all attendees, oversized beach umbrellas and pop-up tents are not permitted at the Festival.
 Coolers, picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted. Glass is prohibited. 

As a reminder, East Shore is not an official viewing location for Township fireworks. Please visit one of the five official locations below. 

Residents are encouraged to sign up for text alerts for important event updates by texting REDHOTBLUE23 to 877-949-3956.

Interested in being a vendor for the Festival?

Applications are due Wednesday, June 21, 2023. Fill out the 2023 Vendor Application & Agreement HERE. If you are experiencing issues completing the online form, please download a copy of the application and submit it via email to Spectrum Events.

Please direct all vendor inquiries to Sarah Trahan with Spectrum Events (The Woodlands Township's Event Production Company) -

Town Green Park (2099 Lake Robbins Drive)
Town Green Park Freedom Stage - 100 Proof (Variety) 
Town Green Park Independence Stage - Xtina and The Sound (Variety)

Festival activities include fireworks, strolling entertainment, face painting, balloon art, children's arts and crafts, concessions and live music on two stages. 

Northshore Park (2505 Lake Woodlands Drive)
Level One Band  (Motown/Funk)
Festival activities include fireworks, face painting, concessions and live music.

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Residents should be advised Northshore Park access will be affected on specified days for event preparations and set up:

    • Limited to minimal vehicular traffic July 2 through 3
    • No vehicular access on July 4 for safety and security, reopening on July 5 with limited vehicular access.

Waterway Square (31 Waterway Square Place) 
Flashpoint (Variety)
Festival activities include fireworks, face painting, balloon art, concessions and live music. Fourth of July Parade Awards at 7 p.m. 

Rob Fleming Park (6055 Creekside Forest Drive)

Yelba (Variety)  
Festival activities include fireworks, face painting, concessions and live music.

Hughes Landing (1900 Hughes Landing Boulevard)
Time Warp (80s, 90s & Today's Hits)
Festival activities include fireworks and live music. 
Please note there may be limited visibility of the fireworks at Hughes Landing due to trees and buildings. 

Fireworks Launch Locations
The 18-minute Fireworks Extravaganza will take place at approximately 9:30 p.m. The primary fireworks display will be located near Northshore Park/Lake Woodlands, with a secondary close-proximity (special effects) display at Town Green Park. The 2023 Fireworks Extravaganza will also feature a fireworks display in the Waterway Square District near Timberloch Place and Waterway Avenue and Rob Fleming Park in the Village of Creekside Park. To ensure spectators have the best fireworks visibility possible, fireworks teaser shots will be fired from all launch locations at 9, 9:10 and 9:20 p.m. 

Please be advised areas near the fireworks launch sites may experience fireworks fallout including, but not limited to, the Lake Woodlands Bridge, the north side of Northshore Park, the north side of The Woodlands Waterway adjacent to Town Green Park and the parking lot at the Lodge at Rob Fleming Park.   
Event-goers and spectators are encouraged to experience both the sights and sounds of the Fireworks Extravaganza by tuning in to KSTAR Country 99.7 FM to broadcast the soundtrack live on or by downloading the app. The app can be found by searching "KSTAR Country Radio" in the App Store or on Google Play.

 Fireworks and Parking Maps 

Town Center Parking Map

Paid covered parking is available at the 24 Waterway Parking Garage (located at corner of Fountains Plaza and Lake Robbins Drive), the Waterway Square Parking Garage (between Fountains Plaza and Woodloch Court) and the surface parking lot along the corner of Waterway Avenue and Timberloch Place. Limited, free curbside parking is available along Lake Robbins Drive, Waterway Avenue, Waterway Square Place and Timberloch Place. Limited covered parking is available in the Town Center Parking Garage (2005 Lake Robbins Drive) and Whole Foods Parking Garage in Hughes Landing. Additional parking in Town Center is available in the orange, blue, yellow and white lots along Timberloch Place and Grogan's Mill Road, generously donated by Timberloch, Inc. Please be advised parking along Lakeside Boulevard will be limited. Carpooling is highly encouraged. Parking along Lake Woodlands is strictly prohibited. Vehicles will be towed at the owner's sole expense if necessary. 

Limited, designated accessible parking locations include the Green Lot (2002 Timberloch Place), the Lodge at Rob Fleming Park (6055 Creekside Forest Drive), 9320 Lakeside Boulevard as well as various garages, surface lots and parallel street parking throughout Town Center (prices may vary). A valid placard or plate is required to access these areas. Creekside Parking MapDue to limited parking in the Village of Creekside Park, residents are highly encouraged to carpool, walk or bike to the event. Parking areas include Creekside Forest Elementary School, Risen Church The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park and Rob Fleming Aquatic Center. 

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