4th of July Freedom Fest- Ft Hood, TX
Fort Hood will host its annual salute to the nation and observance of Independence Day 1-10 p.m. July 4 at Hood Stadium.
The day will be chock full of entertainment featuring a free concert by multi-platinum country artist Dierks Bentley and a 30-minute fireworks display set to patriotic music beginning at 9:30 pm. The day will be filled with free carnival rides, laser tag, miniature stock car racing, concessions and arts and crafts vendors. Military displays and music will provide a salute to the nation. This event is free and open to the public. Transportation is offered from Killeen and Ellison High Schools and Central Texas College. Visit www.forthoodsentinel.com/ for more information.
Rodeo Belton – Expo Center, Belton TX
Rodeo action is back in Belton. Grab your hat, pull on your boots and head to the Bell County Expo Center, Thursday, July 1st through Saturday, July 3rd for the 86th Annual 4th of July PRCA Rodeo.
Rodeo Belton kicks off Thursday, July 1st through Saturday July 3rd with performances starting nightly at 7:00 p.m. This year's PRCA rodeo will feature Lancaster and Pickett Pro Rodeo Company out of Fairfield, Texas. Visit www.rodeobelton.com for more information.
4th of July Parade- Belton, TX
The 4th of July Parade is held each year for the benefit of more than 30,000 spectators. 2008 USA Today named the Belton 4th of July Parade as one the Nations "Top Ten Places to Fly Your Flag on the 4th".
There will be floats, bands, marching units, decorated vehicles, antique cars, decorated bicycles, etc. The first parade was held in the mid 1800's and has been an annual event in Belton since 1919. This long time Belton tradition starts at 10:00 a.m. on Main Street at 10th Avenue. Visit www.rodeobelton.com/parade.htm for more information.
HEB 4th of July Family Fun Fest- Temple, TX
Miller Park- 1919 N 1st St.
Join Uncle Sam on July 4th from 4-10:30 pm for an evening of good ol' American fun, including: great music, food, inflatables, games, face painting, a mechanical bull, dunking booth and more! Oldies and Motown greats, The GTO's, take the stage at 7:30 followed by a spectacular fireworks show!
Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and make plans to spend your Fourth of July in Miller Park. Visit www.ci.temple.tx.us for ticket pricing and schedules.