Episode 46: Rock the 4th with “Shell Freedom Over Texas”

Join the fun at the City of Houston’s Official 4th of July Event, “Shell Freedom Over Texas”

The 4th of July will be here before you know it, so get ready to hear all the fun things to do with your friends or family at this year’s City of Houston’s official 4th of July event – Shell Freedom Over Houston.” Susan Christian, director at the Mayor’s Office of Special Events, joins Blanca to give everyone all the details of what’s been planned for the event happening at Eleanor Tinsley and Sam Houston Parks on Buffalo Bayou – along Allen Parkway.

Susan talks about the five stages that will be set up with musical entertainment. Headlining the Shell Main stage will be chart-topping country star, Chris Young. Other stages will feature American Music Award winner Yola and Soul/R&B/Funk band TMF with their new lead singer, native Houstonian Chris Walker.

Listen to her details about Bud Light, Dr. Pepper, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and additional event sponsors. They will offer many fun lawn games, feature Houston’s Professional Sports Teams, a children’s entertainment area, and lots more. Liberty Park will feature a salute to all five branches of the military. Military vehicles such as tanks will be on hand, and NASA will provide an exclusive Space City experience.

Also, hear about the spectacular and dazzling fireworks in the evening.

To find more details about the 4th of July event or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.freedomovertexas.org/

For information on how to volunteer, visit https://www.houstonspecialevents.org.


Note: AI generated.

[00:03:05] Thanks to sponsors Shell, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bud Light, and Dr. Pepper, as well as police, fire, and public works departments. Featuring performers Chris Young, Yola, TMF, and local artists, as well as children’s performances.

[00:09:01] Bud Light sponsors bio bash with adult games and Flamingo Gardens vendors. They are bringing a backyard setup with swings and a double-decker entertainment zone hosted by 93 Q DJs. Great spot for viewing fireworks.

[00:10:40] Liberty Park zone has military branches, NASA, HPD, and HFD exhibits, recruitment opportunities, and a main stage with a fireworks show.

[00:15:01] Event organizers advise: prepare for Houston heat, hydrate, wear light clothing, be patriotic, leave food/drinks at home. Free water is available on-site.

[00:18:23] Houston police and fire departments ensure safety at a family event, with emphasis on partnership and teamwork.

[00:20:58] Get tickets online, and avoid lines. Proud of sponsors and volunteers. Event on July 4th. Watch online if you can’t attend.

[00:24:10] Proceeds go to Houston Food Bank; sponsor promotes blood donation with free ticket offer.

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