5 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in McAllen at the Concert in the Sky!

5 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in McAllen at the Concert in the Sky!

The City of McAllen will be filling the sky with monumental blasts of color and light on Saturday, July 3rd to celebrate Independence Day, called the “Concert in the Sky.” Celebrating our nation’s birthday will be more than just fireworks, though, as it will also be a day filled with entertainment, festivities, music, food, games, arts, crafts, and the Annual Independence Day Parade!

Patriotic Program

July 3rd | 9:00 AM | Archer Park

Take an opportunity to reflect and recognize the true meaning of 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 3rd | 9:00 AM | Main Street (from Houston Ave. to Beech Ave.)

Celebrate America’s Independence during the annual Main Street Parade. Patriotic groups, marching bands, entertainers, businesses, civic clubs, and organizations are encouraged to participate!

Freedom Festival

July 3rd | 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!

Run 4k

July 3rd | 7:00 AM

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 3rd | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | McAllen Municipal Park

This will be the highlight of the Fourth of July celebration! Don’t miss the annual Concert in the Sky fireworks extravaganza over the City of McAllen!

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.


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