PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR'S CELEBRATION
DATE/TIME Thursday, July 4 from 4pm to 10pm
LOCATION Eleanor Tinsley Park @ Buffalo Bayou
PARKING The most convenient parking for the Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas with Entertainment Presented by NRG is Entrance 2 of Theater District Parking, underneath Tranquillity Park, along Rusk, between Bagby and Smith. [MORE PARKING DETAILS SOON]
ROAD CLOSURES Per HPD, the first road closure begins at 1pm on Bagby from McKinney to Dallas. At 4pm, the Allen Parkway (inbound) will close at the Montrose exit. At 5pm, both inbound and outbound lanes of Memorial Drive will close.
NOT ALLOWED DOWNTOWN: Food and beverages (except infant formula and for special health needs), alcohol, coolers, glass containers, bikes, skates, skateboards, weapons, fireworks, umbrellas or other standing devices larger than 4 ft in diameter). No camera or video recording during any concert. No pets or animals (except for seeing and assistance animals).
EXPECTED GATE ATTENDANCE: 100,000
EVENT HIGHLIGHT: The crowning highlight of Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas with Entertainment Presented by NRG will be the Fireworks Spectacular! Spanning Buffalo Bayou west of Sabine Bridge, this unparalleled fireworks display will combine specially choreographed music with unrivaled pyrotechnic artistry.
BENEFICIARY Central Houston Civic Improvement, Inc.
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