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LIST: 4th of July events in East Texas

CBS19 has compiled a list of patriotic events across the Pineywoods!

TYLER, Texas — While 2020 was a year of scaled back events to celebrate America's independence, this year the patriotic parties are making a comeback.

CBS19 has compiled a list of 4th of July events across East Texas:

Saturday, June 26:

City of Van Annual Freedom Boom

  • 712 E. Main St. in Van
  • 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 3:

Freedom Fighter K and Lil' Firecracker Kids' Dash at Bergfeld Park

  • 1510 S. College Ave.
  • 7:30 a.m.

Celebrate America Fireworks Show at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

  • 135900 SH 110 S. in Tyler
  • 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

East Texas Yamboree Fireworks Show

  • 101 Bob Glaze Dr.
  • 8 p.m.

Independence Day Celebration at Lake Striker Resort

  • 18560 CR 4256 S. in Reklaw
  • 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Sunday, July 4:

4th of July Celebration at Lindsey Park

  • 12557 TX-364 Spur W. in Tyler
  • 2 p.m.

July 4th Fireworks Show at the Ellen Trout Zoo

  • 402 Zoo Cr. in Lufkin
  • 4 p.m. 

Fourth of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration at the Longview Convention Complex 

  • 100 Grand Blvd. in Longview (Click here for a map of the event)
  • 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

4th of July at Bella Vista

  • 22525 Highway 155 in Flint (Click here for tickets)
  • 4 p.m. - Sunset 

Fourth of July Extravaganza at Kilgore City Park

  • E. North St. in Kilgore
  • 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

4th of July Freedom Festival at Lake Forest Park 

  • 1005 SH 64 in Henderson
  • 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

If you know of an event going on in East Texas, email event information to RRoy@cbs19.tv.

Save the date for the City of Tyler July Fourth Celebration


The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up to host the annual July Fourth Celebration at Lindsey Park on Sunday, July 4.  


Gates will open at 2 p.m. for families to come out to enjoy a variety of vendors and food trucks. The firework show will begin after dark, at around 9 p.m.


Vendors and food trucks can still register to get a part of the event until June 28.


An update with more details will be sent next week. 


For more information, please visit TylerParksandRec.com or call (903) 531-1370.