The Fourth of July falls on a Monday this year but no matter what day it falls on, we know how to celebrate here in West Texas! Whether you live in Odessa, Midland or surrounding areas, we've got your 4th festivities covered. Keep reading and I'll tell you all about it. 



Make plans for Saturday, July 2nd at Centennial Park in Downtown Midland, beginning at 9 am and lasting all day through 11 pm.

59th Annual Children's Sidewalk Parade-registration begins at 9 am parade starts at 10 am

Fun Zone from 7pm to 9 pm free games and activities for children of all ages located on W. Wall st.

Great food and shopping with various vendors from 9 am to 11 pm

Beer Garden-6 pm to 10 pm if you are 21+ enjoy the Beer Garden

Concerts/Music-free entertainment beginning at 7 pm featuring The Croakin' Toads, Eric Logan and AKA The Band, Current Nine until 9 pm

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The Salute will close with fireworks sparkling in the West Texas night sky. The 2022 show will be one to remember with fireworks launched from the roof of the Bush Convention Center! The show will last approximately 10 minutes.

Photo by Anthony Roberts on Unsplash
Photo by Anthony Roberts on Unsplash


Saturday, July 2nd from 6 pm to 10 pm in Downtown Odessa

Battle of the Bands at the Ector Theater from 5 to 8 pm $5 charge for adults children 12 and under free

Circus performers, jumpers and face painting for the kids, more than 20 food and alcohol vendors, local market vendors for shopping and a car show.

Concerts from Rick Trevino and special guest Tommy Tarango

The evening ends with a free fireworks show for the family!

Also don't miss the 1st annual Fourth of July parade by the Odessa Downtown Lions on Monday, July 4th beginning at 10 am. The parade begins at 17th st and ends at 9th st.

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