Independence Day

14 Events to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Texas

July 1, 2021 | By Cecilia Garzella

Last year, numerous Fourth of July events around the state were cancelled or reimagined for smaller or virtual settings due to COVID-19.

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Texas 2020

July 2, 2020 | By Sarah Thurmond

Independence Day is Saturday, but as with everything else, the holiday will be different this year.

Summer for Procrastinators: Robert Earl Keen’s 4th on the River

July 3, 2019 | By Anna-Kay Reeves

Revelers looking for a simpler celebration can find just that at Robert Earl Keen’s 4th on the River in Kerrville. The event is free and open to the public, with festivities starting at noon at Louise Hays Park.

Celebrate Fourth of July with These Tasty Recipes

July 3, 2019 | By Jacqueline Aguirre

Whether you plan to spend Independence Day with a cookout, barbecue, or picnic, we’ve got crowd-pleasing recipes that are sure to keep your guests satisfied.  

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July in Texas in 2018

June 26, 2018 | By

Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to celebrating our nation’s independence.

Fourth of July 2016

June 29, 2016 | By

It’s time to strike up the band, dress in your finest red, white, and blue, and raise your flags high for some Texas-sized fun.

Happy Birthday, Texas!

February 18, 2015 | By

This year marks Texas’ 180th birthday, and several events across the state make fun places to join the celebration (and maybe soak up a little history, too).

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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