Fourth of July in Tyler, TX—2023

Fourth of July in Tyler, TX

Celebrating Independence Day 2023 in East Texas

What’s happening on the Fourth of July in Tyler, TX? From fireworks and family activities to early morning runs and soaring B-17s, our Tyler community invites you to commemorate Independence Day with a variety of activities. Check out some of the local Tyler events below, or if you’re looking to venture out a little, come join the day-long Fourth of July celebration at the Maude Convention Center in Longview.

Celebrate America’s Independence Day Fireworks Show

Monday, July 3, beginning at 6:30 pm.

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church: 133590 Hwy 110 South, Tyler

Want to celebrate the night before July 4th? PHBC will host its annual Celebrate America Independence Day Fireworks Show the evening of July 3rd. There will be games for kids, live country music by 6 MILES TO MIXON, food vendors, and more entertainment. The fireworks display will begin at dusk.

6th Annual Freedom Fighter 5K & Lil’ Firecracker Kids Dash 

Tuesday, July 4th, 6:30 am Registration

Bergfield Park, 1510 S College Ave., Tyler, TX

Come celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with some fitness and fun! Run or walk the patriotic, family-friendly Freedom Fighter 5K and Lil’ Firecracker Kids Dash! All 5K runners will receive a commemorative race shirt and finisher medal! All our kids dash participants will also receive a t-shirt, but in order to do so, they must be registered for the event. We are also be offering a virtual/sleep in option for those who want to support, but can’t make it to the live event.

5th Annual World War II Warbird Expo

Historic Aviation Museum at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Saturday, July 1, 2023, 10 am – 4pm

What better way to commemorate the Fourth of July in Tyler, TX than with a magnificent airshow at the Tyler Pounds Regional Airport? The Magnificent Warbird Expo is the opportunity to see these planes up close, talk to some of the pilots and even schedule rides on the B-25 “Devil Dog”, the SNJ (AT-6) “Texan” or the twin Beechcraft “Little Raider”. The US Air Force F-16 Viper demo team and US Navy F-18 Growler Legacy team will be on site for viewing. Bring your family and friends and have the chance of a lifetime to see today’s state of the art military aircraft and the amazing “Warbirds” that have shaped our history!

Putting on your own fireworks this year? Before you do, read up on a few safety tips. For medical emergencies, all Hospitality Health ER locations in Longview, Tyler, and Galveston are open 24-7. F

ind our locations here.