Texas will celebrate independence virtually and outdoors

The town of Humilde in Texas, prohibited the burning of gunpowder as part of the celebrations for Independence Day on 4 of July. Of violating said provision, could get a fine of $200. Photo: Courtesy.

Maria T. Morales

U.S – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on lovers of the lights and fireworks that adorn the night of 4 of July in some states of the American Union on the occasion of the Independence Day celebration. 

Millions of citizens will still have to settle for watching fireworks shows online or through local television.

This is the case of the traditional Houston city lights festival called “Freedom Over Texas” that each year has been one of the biggest and favorite attractions in the city, but he will have to wait one more season, according to the website Houstononthe Cheap.com

But not all is lost, since as a reward for the lovers of this festival, this year, the lights will reach a height of 800 pies, twice as usual, so that more people can enjoy from anywhere in the city to the west of the center.

There will also be live music, fireworks over the Buffalo Bayou, and the participation of renowned local artists who will start the evening from the 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. The organizers invited to tune in ABC13, the local channel.

Street festival in Tomball

Texas is large and rich in variety, and here is a proof that proves it. While Houston will party online, neighboring town Tomball will celebrate the 4 July with a street festival.

The party of colors: Red, blue and white will start at 6 in the afternoon and there will be food, drinks, fireworks and live music. The appointment is the 28000 Tomball Pkwy, TX 77375.

Parade and music festival in Bellaire

Bellaire, one of the cities with a large Latino community will also commemorate independence with a parade followed by a festival with live music, where you can enjoy meals, drinks and a live musical band.This event will take place on Saturday 3 July at Great Lawn and Loftin Park, since 9 in the morning.

The Woodlands and the Symphony

A parade will kick off the festival on 4 of July, and at night the The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra will delight the public with patriotic music.

Likewise, the city will host Red, Hot and Pool, where each pool will have decorations, snacks and patriotic activities.

The festival called red, hot and blue the 4 July will start at 6:00 p.m., until 10:00 p.m.For more information on independence celebration events visit the website Houstononthecheap.com

Humble bans rockets

While, in the city of humble, to some 30 minutes north of Houston, was banned this week, the burning of pyrotechnic products for the celebration of Independence Day.

Local authorities argued that the ban is due to low rainfall and this could lead to fires.Violating this rule could cost you a fine of 500 Dollars, according to the report.

The authorities urged the population to find out about the rules and legal provisions of each city and county, since they are different and each one has its own rules.

Houston will have online activities to celebrate the 4 of July, while other surrounding cities announced parades, music festivals, food and fireworks. photo VD: Maria T. Morales.