Fireworks, live music, a parade: 4 events taking place in the Lake Houston area on July Fourth

Fireworks are prohibited in Leander and Cedar Park.

Fireworks are prohibited in Leander and Cedar Park.

This Independence Day there are multiple fireworks displays and a parade planned in the Lake Houston area. Here is a list of four events taking place on Wednesday, July 4:


Food trucks, activities for kids, music and fireworks at Valley Ranch Town Center
The Signorelli Company—developer of Valley Ranch Town Center—hosts an event with fireworks, live music, food, drinks and activities. Food trucks at the event include The Waffle Bus and Green Lechuga Tacos, among others. Activities at the event include face painting, ballon artists and a bounce house. Adults can purchase alcoholic beverages at a beer and wine booth. 6:30-10 p.m. Free. 11985 N. Grand Parkway E., New Caney. 713-452-1700. www.shopvrtc.com/4thofjuly





Concert, food, drinks and fireworks at King's Harbor
King's Harbor hosts this event, which begins with a concert by TC and the Cannonballs and concludes with a fireworks display. The event also includes food and drinks from The Berry Bar and Romey's BBQ Rib Shack. 7-10 p.m. Free. 1660 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Kingwood. 713-629-5200. www.kings-harbor.com





Live music, food trucks and fireworks at Kingwood Town Center Park
This annual Fourth of July event takes place at Kingwood Town Center Park. The event includes live music, food trucks and fireworks. 2-9 p.m. 8 N. Main Street, Kingwood. 346-600-2366. www.towncenterevents.com





Fourth of July parade
The Kingwood Civic Club hosts a parade that begins at 10 a.m. on July 4. The parade begins at Creekwood Middle School located at 3603 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Kingwood, and it ends at Kingwood High School, located at 2701 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood. Harris County Judge Ed Emmett is the parade's grand marshal. Other parade dignitaries include Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council Member Dave Martin. www.kingwoodcivicclub.org