July 4th Events at Mackenzie Park

Celebrating Lubbock..."The Friendliest City in America"

All events listed below except those with an * are totally FREE to the public! 

Daytime Music in the Park
10:30 AM - 5 PM
his year - Two major outdoor stages will feature the best of West Texas music.
- Stages and Music Lineup here

Yankee Doodle Dash*
7:30 AM
Go back in time to the Spirit of 1776 with the Yankee Doodle Dash (5K and 1 Mile) that will take you along the parade route.  The Sparkler Sprint (100 Yard Dash - free for kids 6-12) will have the children kicking up some fireworks between the crowds as they line the streets before the parade.

Classic Car Show
9 AM - 3 PM
Come check out hundreds of Classic Cars presented by 8 of Lubbock's outstanding Classic Car Clubs

UMC Early Settler's Luncheon*
10:30 AM
Celebrate Lubbock roots at the Early Settlers Luncheon. 


Sonic Parade
9 AM
Help us celebrate Freedom and Lubbock..."The Friendliest City in America" at our Sonic Parade. Interested in being a part of the parade?
More info here.

Petsmart Charities Pet Adoption Event
8 AM - 4 PM
Make a furry friend for life at our First Annual Adoption Event. More info here.

Learning Tree Children's Academy Kid's Area hosted by Texas Children's Association
10 AM - 7 PM
Bring out the family for tons of FREE kid's activities! Inflatables, rock wall, games and more!

FirstCare Youth Fishing Tournament hosted by Cabela's
11 AM - 3:30 PM
Bring your family out to our first annual FirstCare Youth Fishing Tournament, Hosted by Cabela's. Free Entry. Prizes Awarded. Permit Free Fishing.

Riversmith's Catfish & Cobbler Eating Contest
5 PM
Ever wonder how much Catfish someone could eat in ten minutes? Want to find out? Come out and watch as people try to go for the gold or accept the challenge yourself by signing up here. Special 12 & under no hands cobbler category. Prizes awarded to the winners. 

Covenant and First Bank & Trust's Evening Concert
7:00 PM
For the first time since 2009, we are bringing back our dynamic, state of the art major Evening Concert production featuring the finest contemporary artists in West Texas, two surprise legendary artists and the Youth Symphony Orchestras of Lubbock.

Reagor Dykes Fireworks Extravaganza
10 PM/Dusk
Join us for a bigger and better fireworks extravaganza choreographed live to the music of the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestras