It’s time for the red, white and blue! Barbeque, watermelon, music and family fun. Here is the list of area activities to enjoy on the Fourth of July.

 

KINGWOOD BIG BAND CONCERT

Lone Star College-Kingwood and the Rotary Club of East Montgomery County will present the Kingwood Big Band’s celebration of America’s birthday early with its seventh annual Patriotic Celebration Concert Saturday, June 29 in support of LSC-Kingwood music scholarships and other Rotary projects. The event will occur at LSC-Kingwood at 2 p.m. in the Student Conference Center. The band will perform patriotic favorites and jazz music from the Big Band era. Tickets are $10; $5 for students ages 18 and younger. Children under 12 are free. Cash or check only at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, call Angie Spargur at 281-312-1709 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

FIRST METHODIST PATRIOTIC SERVICE

Humble First Methodist Church will present a patriotic service featuring the First Methodist Choir and Orchestra Sunday, June 30 for one combined service at 10 a.m. The service will feature a flag ceremony as well as patriotic music.

 

FLAGS ACROSS KINGWOOD

The Kingwood Rotary Club sponsors the Flags Across Kingwood fundraiser. For $50, the club will place American flags at Kingwood, Oakhurst and Atascocita homes or businesses in time for Thursday, July 4. The flags will also be placed on Sept. 11, Veterans Day and Memorial Day. To purchase a flag, visit kwrotary.org. For more information, call Charlie Buscemi at 713-598-7129 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY EXTRAVAGANZA

The Clubs of Kingwood is hosting an event at 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood, Wednesday, July 3 from 5:30-9 p.m. There will be chipping and putting contests, bounce houses, face painting, balloons and other fun activities. Enjoy live music by Brandon Smith and the Godfellas, after which there will be a fireworks show. The cost of admission is $10 for all. If you are interested in the Chef’s BBQ Lakeview Ballroom, the cost is $25 for members, $30 for member-guests, $10 per child aged 5-12, and $15 per nonmember. For more information or to reserve your ticket, call 281-358-2171 or use the ClubLife app.

 

KINGWOOD FISHING RODEO

The Kingwood fishing rodeo is Thursday, July 4 from 6-7:30 a.m. at the corner of Kingwood Drive and Forest Garden at Foster’s Mill Pond. Children 15 and younger are invited to bring fishing gear and poles. Trophies will be awarded. No registration is required. More information can be found at kingwoodcivicclub.org.

 

ATASCOCITA JULY 4 PARADE

Join the ACIA community’s 4th of July Parade as a participant or spectator. To participate (children and adults), signup begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Atascocita Library parking lot, 19520 Pinehurst Trail. Parade will begin at 9 a.m. and end at The Overlook, 20114 Pinehurst Dr., where refreshments will be available and prizes will be awarded for decorated bikes, wagons, golf carts and pets. Afterward, enjoy the Patio Dance with the Mambo Jazz Kings at The Overlook from 6-10 p.m. Bring picnic blankets, chairs, non-alcoholic beverages and cooler while enjoying the festivities. There will be splash stations for the kids, hot dogs, snow cones, nachos, soft drinks and water. A cash bar at Kingsley’s Lookout will provide adult beverages. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

 

KINGWOOD BIKE RODEO

The Kingwood bike rodeo will begin at 9 a.m., Thursday, July 4, in the parking lot of the Kingwood Bible Church on the corner of Oak Forest and W. Lake Houston Pkwy., across from Creekwood Middle School. Kids are invited to bring their decorated bikes to compete for trophies and then participate in the parade afterward. For more information, visit kingwoodcivicclub.org.

 

KINGWOOD PARADE

The Kingwood 4th of July Parade will be held Thursday, July 4. Lineup for the parade begins at the corner of Rivers Edge and Sandy Forks Drive (Enter on Feather Lakes Way) at 7 a.m. Once this street is filled, lineup will continue on Haven Brook and Sandy Forks Drive (Enter on Rustic Woods). Float judging will begin at 9 a.m. and the parade will kick off at 10 a.m. from Creekwood Middle School on Sandy Forks. The parade will end when all participants reach Kingwood High School. For further information, call Gina Camacho (832-800-0168), Cindy Higgins (281-793-4146), Steve Noack (832-233-2041), Dave Pratt (832-704-0270), or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

JULY 4TH FESTIVAL

Kingwood Town Center, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood, will celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, from 2-9 p.m. Mark Linabury will host live music, craft and food booths, and a Kids Zone. Enjoy old country songs with “Honky Tonk Revivalists” starting at 3 p.m. At 6 p.m., “That 70’s Thing” will entertain with a fun-filled performance of fabulous sounds from the ‘70s with a big band influence. The festivities will conclude with an amazing fireworks display. For details, visit towncenterevents.com/july4th, call Tony Austin at 346-600-2366, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KINGS HARBOR CONCERT AND FIREWORKS

Celebrate Independence Day with the family at Kings Harbor Thursday, July 4. Enjoy a concert by the Dennis David Band beginning at 7 p.m. and a fireworks spectacular off of the pier at 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Grab blankets and lawn chairs for this fun event. Park in the garage on the day of the event as surface parking will be unavailable and carpooling and ride sharing, such as Uber, is highly encouraged.

 

KINGWOOD TREASURE HUNT

This event will be taking place Thursday, July 4. A press release describing all the required information for this event will be issued on June 20. To view this press release, more information about the event, or to volunteer, visit kingwoodunderground.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

STARS AND STRIPES

ACROSS ATASCOCITA

Boy Scout Troop 56, chartered by Atascocita United Methodist Church, is supporting the Stars and Stripes Across Atascocita program in the Pines, Shores, Pine-

hurst, Oaks and Kings River subdivisions to display a flag in yards on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day and Labor Day each year. Cost is $30 per year for four flags. Scouts will place a flag in the front yard the morning of each holiday and remove it in the evening. The troop’s goal is to display 1,000 flags per holiday. Visit troop56.mytroop.us for information or call the flag hotline at 281-978-5613 and leave a message.

 

VALLEY RANCH 4TH FEST

Mark your calendar for Thursday, July 4 from 2-10 p.m. for the 2019 Valley Ranch 4th Fest, located at Valley Ranch Town Center in the future amphitheater site. Enjoy a day full of Texas Country concerts, food trucks, drinks and plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to celebrate America’s Independence with a fireworks show! Three-time Grammy-nominated country star Pat Green is headliner for Thursday night’s concert and will take the stage in Valley Ranch Town Center in New Caney on the evening of Independence Day prior to the fireworks show.  Concerts by JB and the Moonshine Band, Max Stalling and Jody Booth will take the stage prior to Green’s performance. Located at Valley Ranch Town Center, 11985 N. Grand Parkway E., New Caney, TX 77357. Tickets, $25, now on sale at valley-ranch.com. Kids 12 and free.

 

CROSBY CHURCH

JULY 4 CELEBRATION

Bring your lawn chairs and join Crosby Church at the Crosby Campus, 5725 Hwy. 90 for a night of family fun on Thursday, July 4. The celebration starts at 6 p.m. There will be concessions, inflatables, music and fireworks. For more information, call 281-328-1310 or visit crosbychurch.com.

 

5TH OF JULY

FIREWORKS EVENT

A free fireworks show hosted by Skero’s Furniture will be held Friday, July 5, at The Overlook, 20114 Pinehurst Dr., Atascocita. Grounds will open at 6 p.m. for lawn seating; live country music will be presented from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Daron Skero will deliver welcoming remarks at 8:30 p.m. and fireworks will begin at dusk. Free food and water will be provided. No coolers or alcohol will be allowed on the grounds.

 

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