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Ohhhhh say can you see…it’s almost time to break out your red, white, and blue in The Woodlands!! 4th of July is right around the corner, and we would love for you to come out and celebrate the USA in a variety of fun ways!

South County 4th of July Parade – Saturday, July 3rd

To kick off the celebration of America’s birthday, come on down to one of the most loved traditions in The Woodlands! The annual Independence Day parade will be one day early beginning at 9 a.m. with the singing of the National Anthem from the balcony in Market Street and Town Green Park. With over 150 entries, marching bands, floats, and federal, state, and local dignitaries, you will not want to miss this 1.3-mile stretch of all-American fun.


Stars at Night: A Salute to Service – Saturday, July 3rd

In support of The Woodlands’ area local service heroes, teachers, first responders, medical teams and frontline pandemic workers, come kick off the holiday festivities with a Salute to Service at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion at 8:00 p.m., as we welcome The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra to the stage. Tickets are not required; gates open at 6:30 p.m..

Red, Hot & Blue Festival & Fireworks – Sunday, July 4th

Do you like amazing food, live entertainment, and family fun? Then the annual Red, Hot & Blue Festival will be right up your alley! There will be a variety of activities throughout The Woodlands at several different locations! This includes a highlighted 18-minute firework show at Lake Woodlands adjacent to Northshore Park, with a close secondary location at Town Green Park, starting at 9:30 p.m. There will also be fireworks in The Waterway Square District near Timberloch Place and Waterway Avenue. This will be a night you will not want to miss!

Photo by Derrick Bryant

Red, Hot & Pool – Sunday, July 4th

Come one come all to the Red, Hot & Pool Day celebration on the 4th of July where each of The Woodland’s pools will have patriotic decorations, activities, and refreshments while supplies last! This will happen between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with 4th of July activities happening between 12 noon and 4 p.m. So, grab your suit and come jump in!!


The Howard Hughes Corporation is a proud sponsor of Stars at Night: A Salute to Service, Red, Hot & Blue Festival and the South County 4th of July Parade. We encourage all members of The Woodlands to participate in the holiday weekend’s events because you are sure to have a memorable time!