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Date:
July 4, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Time Details:
7:00 PM Gates Opens 9:30 PM Fireworks
Location:
Longview Convention Complex - Fairgrounds
Address:
1123 Jaycee Dr.
Longview Convention Complex

Longview, TX 75604
Contact:
903-237-1230
Cost:
Free
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4th of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration

Saturday, July 4, 2020


Due to the generous donation from Jucys Hamburger, T-Blanco's Mexican Cafe, and Jucys Taco, the City of Longview will hold the fireworks portion of the 4th of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration at the Longview Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 4, 2020. Gates will open at 7:00 p.m. and the fireworks show will start at 9:30 p.m. and last approximately 30 minutes.  Attendees are invited to park at Longview Convention Complex by entering on Jaycee Drive or Cotton Street, and stay in their vehicle, enjoy a picnic basket, and listen to the fireworks broadcast on KYKX 105.7, or put lawn chairs up near their vehicle and enjoy the buzz of excitement as everyone gets ready to enjoy one of the largest fireworks display in the East Texas area. 

In addition to the spectacular fireworks show, there will be virtual events going on throughout the day:

TALENT STAGE: The City of Longview Partners in Prevention Unity and Diversity Committee will showcase a variety of acts for a virtual Talent Stage on July 4th. Residents can vote for their favorite act by liking the Facebook posts. For further information, please visit https://www.longviewtexas.gov/3570/Talent-Stage.

PATRIOTIC STORY AND MUSIC TIME: Families are invited to join the Longview Public Library staff at 10:30 a.m. on July 4th on the Longview Public Library Facebook page as patriotic themed books are read aloud and songs are played. Follow the fun at https://www.longviewtexas.gov/3888/Library.

PATRIOTIC PET FASHION SHOW: Big prizes will be won in the annual Patriotic Pet Fashion Show, sponsored by the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center. This year year's event will take place virtually and pet owners are encouraged to submit photos/videos of their pets dressed in their most patriotic attire to participate in the online competition. For further information, please contact the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center, 903-297-7387. See all entries and winners on the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/LongviewAnimals

THE FAST AND THE FUR-IOUS: It is no secret that the Weenie Dog Races are a big hit every year at the annual Fireworks and Freedom Celebration! In order to keep the spirit of the race alive this year, staff from the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center will dress as animals and race in this prerecorded video, debuting July 4th. And the winner is......visit the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/LongviewAnimals on July 4th to find out!

Portable restrooms and food vendors will be on hand for food to be purchased. Everyone will be reminded to please practice social distancing while ordering food from their favorite food truck, and return promptly to their vehicle. For further information please call Longview Convention Complex, 903-237-1230, or visit online at https://www.LongviewTexas.gov/fireworks.