Freedom Over Texas
Eleanor Tinsley Park -- Houston, Texas 77001
For decades, the Mayors Official July 4th Celebration has been a six hour event of festivities and tradition in Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou. It has become Houstons signature annual event attracting nationally recognized recording artists and, regional and local talent. The festivities this year include the Southwest Airlines Sky Stage featuring vintage aircraft flyovers; Walmart All American Kids Zone, a free childrens entertainment area; KBR Liberty Park, featuring military assets including tanks and helicopters and all five branches of the military; the Bud Light Zone, featuring the All American Beer Garden and Texas Mens and Womens Sand Volleyball Championship and the Family Fitness Challenge Zone which includes all five Houston professional sports teams. The event culminates with one of the largest fireworks displays in the USA overlooking the Houston skyline.