It looks like 2023 is going to be a great time for celebrating our independence.

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For the last few years, fireworks shows have been few and far between due to the drought in the Texas Panhandle, but because of the rain, the fireworks will be booming all over to celebrate the 4th of July. Whether they are happening on the 4th of July or the weekend before, here are July 4th celebrations happening all over the Texas Panhandle.  Some are spread out, so you can attend several!

Canyon Independence Day Celebration

4th of July Parade in Canyon

July 3, 2023

Kickin' it in Canyon with William Clark Green - Gates open at 6 pm and the concert starts at 7 pm. Cost $15 in adv/$20 at Gate

July 4, 2023

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast - 7-10 am, Fair on the Square - 9 am-3 pm, 4th Avenue Firecracker Mile - 9:30 am, Independence Day Parade - 10 am

 Panhandle, Texas - July 4, 2023


Boy Scouts Troop 501 Pancake Breakfast
5k & 1k Fun Run
Parade Main Street begins at 10 am
Car Show
Bounce Houses
Pie Eating
Vendors and more!

Borger, Texas - Freedom on Main

Seth Coleman
Seth Coleman

Saturday, July 1st - 10 am

11 am - Bike Parade -City Hall parking lot to BFC Live music, street dance, parade, food vendors, shopping, kids activities & more.

Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum


Saturday, July 1st Parade -

9:30 am Vendors Live music
Boat Show - 10 am
Turtle Race - 11 am
Fish Fry - 12 pm

Lake Meredith- Fireworks

Lori Crofford/TSM Amarillo
Lori Crofford/TSM Amarillo

Saturday, July 1st

For the first time since 2019, fireworks will return to Lake Meredith at dusk.  Plus, stick around for a movie at the lake after the fireworks.

Pampa, Texas - Hometown Independence Day Celebration

Google Maps
Google Maps

8:00 am Freedom 5k
10:00 am Patriotic Parade
11:00 am Recreation Park Activities Begin
Hot Dog Eating Contest
Pie Eating Contest
Live Music,
DJ, and Entertainment
Fishing Derby
Corn Hole Tournament
Family-Friendly Activities Food Trucks Vendors
Fireworks at dusk

Hereford, Texas - July 2, 2023

Michael J. Rivera/TSM
Michael J. Rivera/TSM

Parade - 6 pm
Festival Fun at Hereford High School - food, vendors, & live music - 7:30 pm
Fireworks at dusk at Hereford High School

Wheeler, Texas - Rockin' Free in 2023


Friday, June 30
Free Hamburger and Hot Dog Feed 6-9 pm
7 pm King of the Grill BBQ Cookoff
Saturday, July 1
Vendors - 9 am
Softball Tournament - 10 am
Firecracker Pageant - 3 pm King of the Grill/ Dance - 6 pm

Tuesday, July 4

Lt. Ben Britt Fun Run/Walk - 7:35 am
Parade - 9 am Vendors, Food, and fun - 10 am
Turtle Race - 10:15 am
Goat Roping, Mud Volleyball, Horseshoes, and more 11 am
Kids Korner 12-6 pm
Chamber of the Year Award 7 pm
Fireworks 9 pm

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