The sky will be filled with monumental blasts of color and light during the celebration of our nation’s birthday. Many families will unite to witness this unique Fourth of July firework extravaganza, dubbed the “Concert in the Sky.” This Fourth of July will be more than just fireworks, however, as it will also be a day filled with entertainment, festivities, music, food, games, arts and crafts, and the Annual Independence Day Parade!
July 4th | 8:00 AM | Archer Park
Take an opportunity to reflect and recognize the true meaning of our Independence Day. This unique ceremony will recognize past and present service members and feature a concert from the McAllen Town Band.
Main Street Parade
July 4th | 9:00 AM | Main Street (from Houston Ave. to Cedar St.)
Celebrate America’s Independence during the annual Main Street Parade. Patriotic groups, marching bands, entertainers, businesses, civic clubs and organizations are encouraged to be a part of it!
July 4th | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Archer Park
There’s something for everyone at this event, including arts and crafts, games, music, concession stands and plenty of fun for the whole family!
Aquatica Splash Bash
July 4th | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM | McAllen Municipal Pool
Spend your Fourth of July celebration at the pool! This fun event is for everyone and includes games, contests, crafts, music and more!
Concert in the Sky Fireworks Extravaganza
July 4th | 9:00 PM | McAllen Municipal Park
It’s the highlight of the Fourth of July Celebration! Don’t miss the annual Concert in the Sky fireworks extravaganza over the City of McAllen!
Little Miss Fourth of July Pageant
July 10th | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Palm View Community Center
Participants will be judged on an interview, their talents and western wear.
Join the Festivities
The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department is accepting entries for this year’s festivities. We invite businesses, civic and youth groups, and nonprofit organizations to participate in the parade and other events. All entries should feature a patriotic theme. For more information, please call 956.681.3333.