Pearland to celebrate July 4 with Celebration of Freedom event, fireworks

The City of Pearland hosts its annual "Celebration of Freedom" event in observance of Independence Day on Friday, July 4 at Pearland High School football stadium, located at 3775 South Main Street in Pearland.

The event features a "Kid Zone" play area and a live concert by the Drywater Band on the HEB Plus! Entertainment Stage, followed by a 20-minute fireworks display sponsored by Westside Veterinary Hospital. Stadium gates will open for this free community event at 6 p.m. and the concert begins at 6:30 p.m. VFW Post 7109 will present a salute to the nation's military, followed by the singing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by the winner of the City's "Let Freedom Sing" competition.

Attendees can bring food and drinks or visit one of the many food and beverage vendors. Alcohol, glass containers, pets and tobacco are prohibited. Parking for the event is free on-site or at Pearland Junior High South, located at 4919 Bailey Road in Pearland. Complimentary shuttle service provides round-trip transportation to and from Pearland High School. "Celebration of Freedom" is produced by The City of Pearland Parks & Recreation Department.

For more information on this and other special events, visit pearlandparks.com