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
NEW this year - Two major outdoor stages will feature the best of West Texas music.
- Stages and Music Lineup here
Yankee Doodle Dash*
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*
Celebrate Lubbock roots at the Early Settlers Luncheon.
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
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 handles cobbler category. Prizes awarded to the winners.
Covenant and First Bank & Trust's Evening Concert
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
Join us for a bigger and better fireworks extravaganza choreographed live to the music of the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestras