July 4 Freedom Over Texas Fireworks in Houston

Shell Freedom Over Texas 2022 – July 4th event in Houston

Spectacular news! The Mayor’s Office of Special Events has announced the return of Houston’s Official Fourth of July Celebration, Shell Freedom Over Texas, after two years of reimagining the event. 

This year, Shell Freedom Over Texas will be at full capacity, inviting families to come out and celebrate America’s birthday with them. Live music and activities for the whole family will be included at Houston’s annual July 4th celebration.

“Shell Freedom Over Texas is one of my favorite signature events, and we are thrilled to announce the return of the popular family-friendly celebration,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner. “I invite everyone to come and enjoy the entertainment lineup, followed by the spectacular fireworks. This year’s Freedom Over Texas will be red-hot thanks to our title sponsor, Shell USA, and anchor sponsors – Bud Light, Dr. Pepper, and Walmart.”


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Shell Freedom Over Texas 2022 – July 4th Event in Houston: Live Music Line up

Live Music at Freedom Over Texas July 4 Event in Houston

Live Music at Shell Freedom Over Texas, July 4th event in Houston

Step Rideau and the Zydeco Outlaws will open the Shell Main Stage, followed by Walker County, a country sister duo, and rapper Blanco Brown, best known for his hit song “The Git Up.” Then, before headliner Clay Walker takes the stage, country music band Sawyer Brown will heat up the stage. Shell will provide spectacular fireworks to accompany the live acts.

Clay Walker, a Houston native, and country music superstar has sold over 11 million records and has 11 No. 1 hit singles, as well as four RIAA Platinum and two Gold albums under his belt. He’ll perform a hit-filled set for Houston, including hits like “Live Until I Die,” “Rumor Has It,” and “She Won’t Be Lonely Long.” His set will also include “Need a Bar Sometimes,” his most recent hit, which has nearly 20 million on-demand and video streams.

“Shell USA is thrilled to return as the title sponsor of Shell Freedom Over Texas to salute the city we love and to celebrate July 4th with the City and community,” stated James Cowan, Head of Legal for Shell USA. “This year’s event reminds us how special it is to be together – in person – with friends and family to enjoy live music, food, and fun.”


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Shell Freedom Over Texas 2022 – July 4th Event in Houston: Fun for Kids, Young and Old Alike

In addition to the live music, there will be lots of food, fun, and entertainment for everyone! 

Kids games at Freedom Over Texas July 4 event in Houston

There will be the Walmart All-American Kids Zone, a children’s entertainment area with a stage featuring performances for young and old alike. There is also the Bud Light Seltzer Summer Sizzle, featuring a fun in the sun good time, Liberty Park featuring Symbols of Freedom, and the Dr. Pepper Cool Zone, featuring Houston professional sports teams, live music, and food.

Bud Light Summer Sizzle at Freedom Over Texas July 4th event in Houston

Shell Freedom Over Texas 2022 – July 4th Event in Houston: Location, Schedule, Tickets & Other Details 

WHEN: MONDAY, JULY 4, 2022, from 4-10 p.m.

WHERE: Eleanor Tinsley and Sam Houston Parks

ADMISSION:  $10 per person online and at gates, FREE for children 5 and under. Applicable service charges apply for online purchases

TICKETS/INFO:   http://www.freedomovertexas.org/

 VOLUNTEER:      Volunteer and receive the official event t-shirt, free parking, complimentary food, and drink! Register at: www.houstonspecialevents.org


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