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Posted on: June 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] The “Show Me City” Gearing Up for the MCTX Independence Day Festival on July 3


The “Show Me City” skies will light up Saturday, July 3 for the MCTX Independence Day Festival. A family fun event with live entertainment, Kids Action Zone, community performances and food trucks. 

This year it will be held at the Houston Community College Missouri City campus located at 1600 Texas Pkwy. Free Parking will be provided at Thurgood Marshall High School located at 1220 Buffalo Run with free shuttle service provided by METRO the duration of the event. The METRO shuttle will run every 15 minutes and residents will be dropped off and picked up at the entrance of the Missouri City Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

Thomas Taylor Parkway and Fresh Meadow Drive will close at 1:00 p.m. and will re-open after the event. Quail Green West Park will be closed Thursday, July 1 through Monday, July 5.

Before the “H-E-B Fireworks Show lights up the skies of Missouri City, there will be live entertainment. For those who like Zydeco music and follow Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws, the band is scheduled to be on stage from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. and beginning at 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. will be Texas Flood a blues/rock band. Closing out the live entertainment on the main stage is the headliner Hip Hop band C&C Music Factory/TAG TEAM from 8:15 – 9:15 p.m. All community performances will be on the second stage during the main stage changes. 

2021 Independence Day Full Flyer

City officials will begin the countdown to the fireworks after the live entertainment. Please be sure to bring lawn chairs, blankets and umbrellas for shaded grass field seating. There will be fun filled activities for the kids located in the Kids Action Zone including water fun for them to enjoy and cool off.

Plan to join in the excitement and fun this holiday in Missouri City with fireworks, food, entertainment and activities for the kids. Mark your calendars to be there Saturday, July 3!

If you are interested in being a part of the event as a food vendor or being a sponsor, please be sure call 281.403.8637 and ask for Julia Thompson.        

For more updates, please watch the City website:, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX and Nextdoor, watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T) or download the MCTX Mobile app (available for free in Google Play and the Apple app store). 

Updated: June 21 at 5:08 p.m.

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