4th of July Celebration

About Baytown's 4th of July Celebration

The annual 4th of July Weekend Celebration, one of the area’s highest attended festivals, celebrates American Independence Day. It is held over two days at Bicentennial Park (1001 Market Street) on the 3rd and 4th of July every year. This FREE and family friendly outdoor festival features live musical entertainment, kid’s activities, a parade, food and craft vendors, and ends with fireworks.

A great deal of our future success will be attributed to our generous sponsors! Our sponsors have the advantage of supporting events organized by the City of Baytown's Parks and Recreation Department that bring in over 40,000 attendees annually between our three (3) major concert events.

Local support is vital to this operation, as these sponsorships assist in providing attendees everything from safety and facility services to quality entertainment that brings the Baytown and surrounding communities closer together. Attendees enjoy live entertainment and have access to food, art, and service vendors throughout the events.

View the July 4th Sponsorship Packet

Event Highlights

  • Food vendors
  • Shopping vendors
  • Children's inflatables
  • Free shirts thrown off-stage

Event Tips

  • Bring your chairs/blankets
  • Shade tents are allowed for the first half of the concert

The annual 4th of July Parade will begin at the Sterling Library and follow a short route to Lee College. 


Public parking is generally available at Lee College, while those needing access to handicap parking will be accommodated at the Lee College Performing Arts Center.

Road Closures

Road closures that will affect the area include Market Street at Lee Drive on both days and the corner of Lee Drive and Gentry Drive on both days. On July 3, Market Street will also be closed just past Chapala Taqueria and Ricardo's Mexican Grill for the lunch crowd and then the road closure will expand to Martin Luther King Street during event time. On July 4, the closure on Market Street will begin at Carnegie Street to allow for the fireworks safety zone.

Event Rules

  • No alcohol
  • No smoking or vaping
  • No pets
  • No drones
  • No bicycles, scooters, or motorized vehicles
  • No four-wheelers/ATVS
  • No skateboards, rollerblades, or roller skates
  • No fireworks of any kind
  • No BBQ pits or grills
  • All bags and coolers are subject to being searched


Bicentennial Park, 1001 Market St, Baytown, TX 77520

Baytown is located just 30 minutes east of Houston.

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