Find Your Perfect Way to Celebrate July 4th in Houston

From staycations to cocktails and dinner specials, there’s something for everyone


C. Baldwin Hotel on 400 Dallas Street

This year, Houstonians will celebrate more than three decades of July 4th music and fireworks on Buffalo Bayou. The city’s signature tribute to patriotism, CITGO Freedom Over Texas, returns with amazing live music acts (including Jake Owen and Kellie Pickler) and stunning fireworks, taking place on Thursday, July 4 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

To help in the celebration the C. Baldwin Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel, new and nestled in the heart of downtown, is pleased to offer a spectacular Freedom Over Texas fireworks viewing package at a special rate of $199/night. This offer includes a one-night stay in a newly imagined guest room, complimentary valet parking, and an unobstructed view of the fireworks.

Hotel Alessandra at 1070 Dallas Street

Enjoy all that Houston has to offer over the 4th of July Holiday Weekend. Partake in  the fireworks at Citgo Freedom Over Texas at Eleanor Tinsdale Park (July 4th), the ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights-Star Spangled Salute at Miller Outdoor Theatre (July 4th), and for all the baseball fans, cheer on the home team at Minute Maid Park (July 5, 6 & 7).

This package includes: Luxurious accommodations for two, Welcome amenity, $50 bar credit at the pool or in Bardot. Upgrade based on availability.

Hotel Sorella at 800 Sorella Ct.

Celebrate the 4th of July at Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE.  Enjoy the Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at CITYCENTER that includes an evening of live music and a 15-minute fireworks show that you don’t want to miss. People’s Choice Band (Country & Pop) are playing from 7 – 11pm and the fireworks to start at 9:30pm.

Package includes your choice of a $20 mini-bar credit or two drinks in their fabulous Monnalisa Bar valued at $10 each, luxurious accommodations for two, complimentary continental breakfast in the lobby lounge and complimentary Wi-Fi.



Armadillo Palace is throwing their annual Red, White, and ‘Que celebration, with liberty and burgers for all! Grab your friends and family and head down to the ‘Dillo for a patriotic party extending beyond Fourth and into the weekend.

A free show by rising country music artist (and Texas native!) Wynn Williams gets things going while chefs grill up fresh burgers in the backyard. There’s no better way to celebrate the USA than with American classics like Damn Goode burgers, ice cold beer, and Texas country music.

Goode Company Armadillo Palace is located at 5015 Kirby Dr.

photo: Ralph Smith


photo: Ralph Smith
  • Emmaline for 4th of July: Burger, beer and banana split… we can’t think of a better combo! On July 4th, 5th and 6th you can get all 3 for $20!
  • All Grimaldi’s Pizzeria locations will be offering 25% off for dine-in guests on 4th of July.
  • Join Superica and La Lucha this year to celebrate the red, white, and blue! Kick off the fourth of July celebrations with brunch at Superica, which will be offered from 10AM – 3PM. Dinner will be offered from 3PM – 10PM.  Then head on over to La Lucha to enjoy their “reverse late night” menu from 12PM – 5PM, which includes classic American food fit for celebrating the USA. Menu highlights include crispy loaded hash browns, biscuits & gravy, and the famous pharmacy burger. Dinner will be served from 5 – 10 PM, and includes traditional July fourth offerings like their fried chicken and biscuits.
  • Axis Lounge at Royal Sonesta Houston (2222 West Loop) is serving up this July 4th. The Liberty Bell will be available only on July 4th for $12.

The Liberty Bell:

Ingredients—2 oz. Patron Silver Tequila, 2 oz. soda water, 1 oz. lime juice, .5 oz. Patron Citronge Lime,

.25 oz. Hibiscus syrup

Method—In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients except hibiscus syrup and soda water with ice.

Shake vigorously to chill. In the bottom of a Collins glass, add the hibiscus syrup and fill the glass with crushed ice. Slowly strain the chilled mixture over the ice. Top with soda water.