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News Release
Thursday, July 01, 2010

Friendswood, Texas - The Fourth of July Steering Committee and the City of Friendswood would like to invite all to participate in the 115th annual Friendswood Fourth of July Celebration on Sunday, July 4th and Monday, July 5th. The two-day celebration is packed full of entertainment, food and fun for the entire family. The theme for this year's celebration is "Red, White and Blue Go Green, Keep Friendswood Beautiful".    

The two-day long celebration will kick off Sunday night with the evening program, which begins at 7 p.m., at Friendswood's Centennial Park. This year's program should be one of the best family fun events for 2010. Rick Trevino will headline the evening entertainment along with a second band, Hamilton Loomis. A fantastic fireworks extravaganza will light up the sky beginning at approximately 9:20 p.m. The fireworks will be choreographed to patriotic music and is guaranteed to be one of the best fireworks displays in the Houston area.

Public parking will not be available at Centennial Park for the Evening Program. Spectators must ride the free shuttle service to gain admittance into the park. Shuttle Service will be available from Clear Brook High School and from Friendswood Community Church, on 2821 Parkwood Ave. Shuttle services will begin running at 6:30 p.m.

On Monday, July 5th The Grand Parade will travel down Friendswood Dr. The parade will begin at 10 a.m., at the corner of FM 518 and Heritage Drive, and will feature over 100 entries from Friendswood and around the State of Texas. The parade will conclude at Stevenson Park where rides, games, food, live entertainment and fun for the entire family will take place. The Zydeco Dots will be the featured entertainment along with a variety of patriotic performances throughout the day. The activities will begin shortly after the conclusion of the parade. Over 50 booth entries will provide the backdrop for the daytime activities, which are scheduled to conclude at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Don't miss out on this family event as the community of Friendswood celebrates our country's Independence in patriotic style. For additional information or to sign up for the parade or to secure a booth space in the park, please contact the Community Services Department at (281) 996-3220.

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