With the coronavirus continuing to spread in the community, many Fourth of July events and celebrations have been adjusted or canceled to keep members of the public safe.
Find out where to see fireworks and what to expect from July 4 events in the Sugar Land and Missouri City area below.
Sugar Land Red, White and Boom
Sugar Land’s annual Fourth of July celebration and fireworks display is going virtual this year, according to information from the city. The prerecorded event will feature submitted clips from residents, businesses and city staff, followed by footage from previous years’ programming and fireworks. All in-person activities have been canceled.
Tune in July 4 at 8 p.m. here: www.sugarlandtx.gov/VirtualJuly4
Rosenberg’s July 4th Celebration
The city of Rosenberg will still have live fireworks from Seabourne Creek Nature Park this year. However, due to the pandemic, the park, located at 3832 Hwy. 6 S., Rosenberg, will be closed to the public. There will be no vendors or live music as previously planned, according to the city.
The fireworks display will begin at dusk July 4 and last approximately 25 minutes. City officials invite members of the community to watch the show from various vantage points throughout the area while following social distancing protocols.
Missouri City Fourth of July Celebration
Missouri City has canceled its annual event in light of the coronavirus pandemic, according to information posted on the city’s website.
While the Sugar Land Skeeters had originally planned to begin game play in early July, the team recently delayed Opening Day to July 10. This change means that there will not be fireworks at Constellation Field on the Fourth of July, the Skeeters organization confirmed in an email.
Can I shoot off my own fireworks?
Residents are allowed to use fireworks in unincorporated Fort Bend County except within close proximity of churches, schools, hospitals and other certain businesses. Visit the Fort Bend County Fire Marshal FAQ for more information and a map of unincorporated portions of the county.
Igniting fireworks within Sugar Land or Missouri City city limits is illegal.
This is a noncomprehensive list of modifications to local July 4 events. If you know of a virtual or in-person Fourth of July celebration in the Sugar Land or Missouri City area, please let us know at [email protected].