4th of July Celebrations, closings

4th Of July

EAST TEXAS (KYTX) - The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and that means just one thing: FIREWORKS! Below are some of the festivities taking place around East Texas.


July 3

Independence Day Fireworks Celebration and Air Show

Buckeye Stadium


Gates will open at 7:30 p.m.

Air Show - 8:30 p.m.

Fireworks - around 9 p.m.

Public seating will be on the visitors' side of the stadium.


July 4th

4th of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration


Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex.

Activities will begin at 2:00 p.m. The fireworks show will begin at dark.


July 4

Tyler Jaycees 49th annual 4th of July Firework Extravaganza

Lindsey Park


4 pm

Admission is $10 a carload


July 4

Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Dewberry Plantation


5 pm



July 4

10th Annual Freedom Fest

Downtown Nacogdoches

5 pm 

Free Admission

July 4

City of Pittsburg's July 4th Independence Day Blast

Pittsburg High School Football Field

8:30 pm



July 4

Annual Fireworks Display

Open Area, near Story Intermediate School


Admission into the show is free and concessions will be available

Fireworks begin after dark

July 4

Fireworks Extravaganza

Ellen Trout Park


Event starts at 1 pm, Fireworks - 9:15 pm




City of Tyler offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Thursday for Independence Day.

Holiday Garbage Collection

The City of Tyler Solid Waste Department will be closed today.  No residential garbage will be picked up on this day.

Thursday: no collection.

Friday: normal collection.

During the holiday week, priority will be given to household waste.  Crews will collect as much curb trash and yard waste as time allows.  For more information about changes to garbage collection schedules, recycling and other special projects, visitwww.TylerSolidWaste.com .


Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport will be open through the holiday.  The airport administrative offices will be closed today.  Customers should contact their airline or check the airport website atwww.TylerAirport.com for special holiday travel schedules.

American Airlines 1-800-433-7300

United Airlines 1-800-523-3273


Tyler Public Library

The Tyler Public Library will be closed today.  The library will resume normal hours on Friday.


Tyler Transit Schedule

There will be no fixed-route or paratransit service today.  Service will resume on Friday.


Tyler Municipal Court

Tyler Municipal Court will be closed today.  The court will resume normal hours on Friday.


Gallery Main Street

Gallery Main Street will be closed today.  The gallery will resume normal hours on Friday.


Tyler Parks and Recreation

The Tyler Parks and Recreation administrative offices, the Senior Citizens Center, the Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum, the Glass Recreation Center and the Rose Garden Center will be closed on Thursday.  The Rose Garden is open from dawn to dusk seven days a week and will remain open throughout the holiday.  These locations will resume normal hours on Friday.  Both Fun Forest and Woldert pools will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. today.


Tyler Water Utilities

The Tyler Water Utilities Business Office will be closed on Thursday.  Anyone wishing to make a payment may place it in one of the two available drop boxes.  There is one box in front of the office at 511 Locust St. and a drive-up box in the Brookshire's parking lot on the corner of South Broadway Avenue and Rice Road.  The payment will be credited on the next business day.  Please do not drop cash into these boxes.  Payments may also be made online atwww.CityOfTyler.org , over the phone by calling 903-531-1230, or at one of many businesses in Tyler.  For a list of businesses which accept utility payments, please visit the city website.  For emergencies regarding your water and/or sewer service, please call 903-597-6541.

All state and federal courts will be closed today.

Tyler ISD, Tyler Junior College, Texas College and The University of Texas at Tyler are closed.

Cities of Bullard, Whitehouse, Troup and Henderson are closed.





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