The 27th Annual Independence Celebration Free Concert and Fireworks is Saturday, June 30th at 8 p.m. on Celebration Plaza. The annual event featuring the Northeast Texas Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Douglas Bakenhous attracts thousands from around the area to celebrate. Each year, the event is planned for the Saturday prior to July 4th.
Those attending the event are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Food and beverages will be available at local establishments and vendors. Parking will not be available along Jefferson Street from Oak Avenue east to near Jackson Street and on Rosemont Street from Jefferson to Fleming due to fire hazards. The county parking lot at the Jefferson Street annex will not be available. Those areas are in the zone used for fireworks (see map below).