It wouldn’t be the Fourth of July without a fantastic fireworks show and the city got you covered. The Fireworks and Freedom Celebration will be rocking Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on July 4, with a free concert headlined by 10-time Grammy Award winning band, Asleep at the Wheel. Bring the whole family for amusement rides, food and beverages and a variety of entertainment throughout the day.
In addition, there will be:
Indoor vendors
Live music,
Patriotic Pup Fashion Show
Hot dog races
While enjoying all the fun activities outside, remember to come inside the air conditioned Maude Cobb Convention Center to catch all the action of the Patriotic Pup Fashion Show featuring Hot
Dog Races: sponsored by Creature Comforts Pet Resort. Winning dog takes home a $100 cash prize. Moreover, the event will feature:
*Dog-Friendly Vendors*
*Photo Booth
*Pooch Parade
*Play Pens
*Food Concessions
*Hydration Stations

Patriotic Pup Fashion Show:
Prize baskets from Wet Pets N’ Critters
Hot Dog Races:
$100 Cash for winner
Dog Shampoo Basket

Door prizes throughout event:
Dog Food

A motorcycle parade and children activities.
Furthermore, there will be an American Freedom Car and Truck Show
These incredible looking vehicles will hit the streets at 9:00 a.m. on July 4 from Posados and will follow a parade route to the Maude Cobb Activity Center Complex. Vehicles participating in the parade will gather at 8:30 a.m.

Registration for the show is $20.00 with a July 1st deadline for registering.

There will be unique judging categories:
• Best Paint
• Best Interior
• Best Under the Hood
• And many more!
Join the participants at 4:30 p.m. in Maude Cobb for an award presentation and see who will go home for being the best of the best. For more Information call 903-758-0501.

The festival begins at 11:00 a.m. and the day’s fun will be topped off with the biggest fireworks show in East Texas at 9:30 p.m.

Festival admission, parking and the fireworks show are free to the public. However, prices vary for individual activities. No BYOB or outside coolers will be allowed. The Fireworks and Freedom Celebration is sponsored by the City of Longview and several other community sponsors.
Check out the online schedule at