Continental Champion

Celebrate More than Just the U.S.A. This Weekend

From a pig roast to poutine, here are four foodie ways you can feel all kinds of American and Canadian love.

06/29/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

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

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

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

The Course of Human Events

Jell-O Shots, Fried Chicken, and Snow Cones: Food Specials and Parties For the Fourth

Having second thoughts about grilling for Independence Day? Let these bars and restaurants help out.

07/03/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

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

Miss Independence

10 Ways to Have a Fashionable Fourth of July

Stars, stripes, denim, sequins, crop tops, fireworks, America!

06/29/2017 By Beth Muecke

Miss Independent

Set Off Fireworks in These 4th of July Fashions

Celebrate with stars, stripes and everything nice.

06/27/2016 By Beth Muecke

Trend Piece

How to Stylishly Rep America on the 4th of July

Not a flag tee in sight.

06/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

I Hear America Singing: Houston Edition

On occasion of the Fourth of July, a meditation on those booming cannons, on Walt Whitman’s famous poem and on viola jokes.

06/20/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Independence Day

All-American Girls: What to Wear for the 4th of July

Stars, stripes and style all over.

06/29/2015 By Beth Muecke

Independence Day

Insider's Guide to 4th of July

Brave the crowds and summer weather and choose from timeless July 4th celebrations in Houston

06/26/2015 By Trey Strange

Long Weekends

Celebrate Out of the Box: 4th of July

Start with a pedal-party pub-crawl, then end the night with a pie-eating contest, water balloon fight and rooftop fireworks show.

06/24/2015 By Megha Tejpal

July 4

Go Fourth and Conquer: Our Guide for a Perfect Independence Day

In a city this large, there’s an Independence Day celebration for everybody.

06/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Ditch the Flag Shirts

There are better ways to work red, white, and blue into your wardrobe this week.

07/01/2013 By Annabel Massey