Schedule of Events

Concerts, car show, petting zoo, patriotic characters, eating contests, food, and the biggest fireworks show in East Texas, it all happens at the July 4th Freedom and Fireworks Celebration at the Longview Cobb Convention Complex.  The Celebration starts at 6 p.m. and will finish with the Fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

Entrance to the event is FREE, however some activities require a small fee. Remember, no BYOB or coolers are permitted during this event.

Time Activity Location
4 pm Gates open Longview Convention Complex
4  - 9 pm Indoor Vendors  Inside Maude Cobb
5 pm - Complete Longview VFW Cornhole Tournament. Register team in advance with Scoreholio app. Inside Maude Cobb
5 - 5:30 pm Patriotic Cruise Night meet up Downtown, then escorted parade to event. Gregg County Courthouse
6 - 9 pm Patriotic Cruise Night  Outdoors by Maude Cobb
6 - 9 pm Petting Zoo Outdoors near Main Stage
6 - 9 pm Outdoor Food Vendors Outdoors near Main Stage
6 - 9 pm  Patriotic Character Meet and Greet Inside Maude Cobb
6:30 pm Ryan Matthew Concert Outdoor Main Stage
6:20 - 6:50 pm Library Story Time Activity Inside Maude Cobb
6:50 pm
Eating Contest Round 1 Inside Maude Cobb
7:15 - 7:45 pm Princess Meet and Greet  Inside Maude Cobb
7:50 pm
Eating Contest Round 2 Inside Maude Cobb
8 pm
Marc Broussard Concert Outdoor Main Stage
8:15 pm Craft Fireworks Chalk Inside Maude Cobb
8:50 pm
Eating Contest Round 3 Inside Maude Cobb
9:30 pm Fireworks Maude Cobb
  1. Fireworks and Freedom Celebration Event Map Large