Fourth of July celebration events around the Valley

Fourth of July celebration events around the Valley
Friday, July 4, 2014 - 11:50am

Several Fourth of July celebrations are underway today and will continue through the evening.

Here's a look at some of the larger fireworks shows set to take place at about the 9 p.m. across the Valley.

Starting on South Padre Island, fireworks will light up the sky. In the island's biggest fireworks display of the year, organizers say the best view will be between Palm and Swordfish Street off Laguna Blvd.

In Brownsville, the annual "Salute to Freedom, A Fourth of July Celebration" located at the Brownsville Sports Park, gates open at 5:30 p.m.

In Harlingen, the city is hosting it's second annual "Freedom Fest" at Lon C. Hill Park. The fireworks show will begin just after dark, Freedom Fest also continues through Saturday.

The City of McAllen's "Concert in the Sky" fireworks display is expected to bring out about 25,000 people. The event will be held at Municipal Park located off North Bicentennial Blvd.

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