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Are Fireworks Actually Legal in Houston? 

We take a look at the laws behind shooting off firecrackers within city limits. 

07/01/2021 By Jaisal Kalapatapu

Independence Day

Where to Watch Fireworks in Houston This Weekend

8 family-friendly places to celebrate America’s 245 birthday.

06/29/2021 By Shivani Parmar

ignite the light

Here’s What You Need to Know about Shell Freedom Over Texas 2021

The city’s annual 4th of July celebration is going virtual again, but there’ll be live fireworks.

06/25/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Happy Labor Day Weekend

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Sept 4-6

Goodbye summer, hello … more sitting at home.

09/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Happy 4th

5 Virtual Things To Do In Houston This Weekend, July 3-5

Three cheers for the red, white, and blue.

07/02/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Happy Fourth!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 5–7

You know, besides hot dogs and fireworks.

07/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Do You Ever Feel Like a Plastic Bag?

All the Houston Independence Day Firework Shows Worth Your Time

All the best places to avert your eyes from the headlines and watch the sky burn.

07/02/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Igniting the Light

Who Does the Freedom Over Texas Fireworks?

Behind the sparks is an explosive family legacy.

06/22/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag?

Your Ultimate Guide to the Fourth of July

Lots of fireworks, a barbecue eating contest and 20,000 pounds of snow right here in Texas.

06/30/2017 By Arman Badrei, Kara Fields, and Spencer Vogel

Picks

Top Eight NYE Events

Waited until the last minute to make your evening plans? Here are some suggestions for how to ring in 2014.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy