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Freedom Days 2007
Fourth of July in the Gulf Coast Region
by Jim Guidry
Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Fourth of July parades, picnics and fireworks displays are scheduled to celebrate Independence Day on Wednesday.

The City of Galveston's Fourth of July Parade will be held in historic Downtown Galveston and will conclude with a patriotic program indoors "in air conditioned comfort" at the Railroad Museum; and the day will climax with a fireworks display on the Seawall, sponsored by the Park Board of Trustees. More

The 6th Annual Dickinson Fourth of July Picnic and Celebration at the VFW Hall will begin after the Pilot Club's Children's Parade. More

Fiesta Houston, a six day event, is underway at Reliant Park in Houston; featuring multiple stages of free shows and live musical entertainment, exhibits, carnival rides, food vendors and fireworks displays. More

The Friendswood Fourth of July Steering Committee will host the 112th annual Friendswood Fourth of July Celebration on Wednesday, July 4 -- a daylong celebration beginning with a parade down Friendswood Drive followed by a day of entertainment, food and fun at Centennial Park; and ending with a fireworks display.The theme for this year’s celebration is “Red, White and You, a Family 4th of July”. More

In League City, the Children’s Fourth of July Parade begins at 10 a.m. at Meador Park.

The City of Beaumont will host Fourth of July festivities at Riverfront Park with music by "Jazz Innovators", a flyover from Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport and a fireworks display over the Neches River accompanied by patriotic music. More

Galveston Island Musicals will open it’s 2007 season on Wednesday, July 4 in the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical South Pacific. More

There will be fireworks displays, in all the usual places, beginning after 9 p.m. on the Fourth of July.  Several places, including the Kemah Boardwalk, are offering fireworks displays throughout the week. 

For coverage of Freedom Days, which began with Juneteenth and continues through the Fourth of July Click Here

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