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Jun 27, 2013

Fun on the Fourth of July

Before you pull out everything that’s red, white and blue, read up on all the Fourth of July fun in Lubbock.

Screen shot 2013-06-27 at 9.04.07 AMMexican Tejano band, Siggno, will headline the opening night of Broadway Festival’s, La Raza on the Plaza, on the 3rd of July. Their rich and flavorful sound will have you dancing well into the moonlight. Advanced tickets are on sale now by clicking here.

Come Thursday morning, wrangle up the entire gang and get to the annual parade early before it begins at 9 a.m. This map will come in handy when you’re ready to start your patriotic adventure.

After the parade, thousands of people will flock to the Street Fair that includes fun activities for the kids, seven music stages featuring Lubbock’s best artists and plenty of food and drink vendors to keep you going throughout the day. Be on the look out for awesome turkey legs and ice-cold drinks that are served in fresh pineapples. Talk about refreshing, wow!

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Here comes the best part, the Josh Abbott Band. Yep, our favorite Red Raider and country music star will keep you energized well into the night with their friends the Hogg Maulies. Click here to make sure you’re a part of the action.

Lubbock Live MusicAnd no Fourth of July is complete without fireworks, right? The show will take place at Mackenzie Park beginning at dusk, including convenient $5 parking at South Plains Fairgrounds and Canyon Lake Drive.

But the fun doesn’t stop there! You still have an entire weekend to go, so before we run out of breath, here are two more must-see events for the holiday weekend.

The First Friday Art Trail is back with more amazing local art, music, food and fun that’s perfect for the whole family. Click here to learn more via their new hip website.

_DSC8219On stage, Moonlight Musicals will present “Annie Get Your Gun” beginning on July 5th and every weekend until July 20th. Follow Annie as she tests her sharp-shooting skills in the Old West that eventually makes her a star at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. On stage Annie quickly finds out that “There’s No Business Like Show Business”.

Screen shot 2013-06-27 at 9.12.35 AMFor more holiday adventures be sure to check out our calendar of events at www.visitlubbock.org.