STARS & STRIPES

Houston’s Best Fourth of July Food & Drink Deals

From drink specials at the Original Ninfa’s to ’cue specials at Big Horn BBQ, here are some food and drink options for Independence Day.

07/04/2022 By Daniel Renfrow and Geneva Diaz

LET FREEDOM RING

Where to Catch Fourth of July Fireworks in Houston

Catch amazing fireworks shows from Downtown to Katy, Nassau Bay, The Woodlands, and more.

07/04/2022 By Brianna Benitez

Independence Day Grabs

Add These Fun Finds to Your 4th of July Celebrations

Shop for select Fourth of July favorites from Manready Mercantile, Kendra Scott, and Kohl's.

06/29/2022 By Danielle Wright With Alexia Partouche

Fourth of July

What You Need to Know about Shell Freedom Over Texas

The Shell Freedom Over Texas fireworks show will be held in person this year with Clay Walker as the headliner.

06/28/2022 By Stephanie Bartels

Grilling Season

Here’s What You Need to Become a Master at Grilling

Master the grill with favorites from Amazon, Scrub Daddy, and Home Depot.

05/10/2022 By Danielle Wright With Ile-Ife Okantah

Very Houston News 

Houston’s Celebs Are Just Better Than Yours 

Just another roundup of Bayou City celebrities doing cool things. 

07/02/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

We’ve got some bad news … 

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

U. S. of A.

Just 9 Things You Need for Fourth of July Celebrations

We’ve rounded up accessories, decor, ice pops, and more for your Independence Day party.

06/30/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

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

Don't Go Fourth

A Houston Doctor Explains Why Everyone Should Be Cautious This Fourth of July

Even small gatherings this weekend run the risk of further spreading the coronavirus.

07/02/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

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

'Merica

8 Last-Minute Fourth of July Must-Haves

From lawn games, to sparklers, to patriotic face masks, celebrate Independence Day the social-distancing way.

07/01/2020 By Isabella Goodman

Bayou City Beer Club

Beer Review: 8th Wonder's Dome Faux'm

Also, picks for your Fourth of July celebrations.

07/03/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Rockets Red Glare

Beer News: Celebrate America's Birthday With Brews

Plus, rare beers are moving to the taps at Saint Arnold, for a limited time.

06/28/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Baby You're a Firework

7 Ways to Have Some Fun With Your Fourth of July Fashion

Show your stars, stripes, and style.

06/27/2019 By Beth Muecke

Destination: Downtown

What You Should Do Downtown This Summer

From festivals to theater to bingo in the park, here is this season’s downtown must-do list.

06/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Happy 243rd Birthday, America!

How Will You Celebrate Fourth of July This Year?

Houston has an Independence Day celebration for everyone.

06/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Cold Beer for Hot Days

Beer News: I Want You to Want Beer This Independence Day

Plus, have some cans of pilsner at B-52 in Conroe.

06/21/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Oh Well

Fourth of July 2018 a Wash

Maybe next year, guys.

07/04/2018 By Catherine Matusow