Fireworks displays and celebrations: 4 things to know in Conroe, Montgomery this week, July 3-7

Public offices and facilities will be closed Tuesday for Independence Day, and several venues plan fireworks displays.

Public offices and facilities will be closed Tuesday for Independence Day, and several venues plan fireworks displays.

As Fourth of July weekend rolls into Independence Day on Tuesday, festivities and a fundraiser are on the horizon for Conroe and Montgomery residents.

B52 Red, White & Brew Weekend Extravaganza June 30-July 4

Conroe’s own B-52 Brewing is typically only open Friday thru Sunday, but in celebration of Independence Day the beer garden is open July 3-4, noon to 8 p.m. Special tappings of brews roll out during the five-day celebration, including dry-hop versions of classic brews, growlers of Hoppy Pale Lager, Blueberry Pie Berliner and more. Additionally, food trucks, water guns and slip-n-slide are also on-site to celebrate Independence Day. Noon-8 p.m. (Monday and Tuesday), regular hours (weekend). Free (admission). B-52 Brewing, 12470 Milroy Lane, Conroe. 936-447-4677.


Burn Your Buns Bike Ride event raises funds for Bridgewood Farms July 4
The 14th annual charity cycling fundraiser, Burn Your Buns Bike Ride, attracted over 300 participants last year. Funds raised benefit Bridgewood Farms, an organization that offers care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Three different courses are available to choose from, including a 20-, 31- and 62-mile bike race through northwest Montgomery County. 7:30 a.m. $30 (individuals), $50 (family). Bridgewood Farms, 11680 Rose Road, Conroe. 936-856-6460.


Lake Conroe Fourth of July fireworks display July 4
The Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce host its annual Fireworks over Lake Conroe event. Attendees can view fireworks from the south side of Lake Conroe. 7 p.m. Free (viewing). Lake Conroe.


Free Concert Series July 6
Texas country musicians Aaron Copeland and The Blue Edmondson Band kick off July’s free concert series. Families and friends are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, water, sodas and food to Heritage Place. Although outside alcohol is not permitted, beer and concessions can be purchased on-site. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Heritage Place Amphitheater, 500 Metcalf St., Conroe.
By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.