With 4th on Broadway @Mackenzie approaching, we thought we would give you all the information on all of the events going on:
Pre July 4th Events At Lubbock County Courthouse Square
Amigos La Raza on the Plaza – Saturday July 1st
Join us for Fourth on Broadway’s 6th annual Amigos La Raza on the Plaza, Saturday, July 1 at the Lubbock County Courthouse Square, on Texas Avenue, between Broadway and Main Streets. This year’s La Raza on the Plaza features the music of AJ Castillo, Eddie Gonzalez, David Lee Garza y Los Musicales, Gary Hobbs, Sekreto, Bobby G & The Galaxy Band and DJ Sancho.
Gates open at 1 p.m., music starts at 2 p.m. Kids 12 and under get in free. $15 advance tickets are available at Pronto Mart, Montelongo’s, Seminole Beer Barn, Stop & Go (Lamesa) or online at RAZAONTHEPLAZA2017.EVENTBRITE.COM.
William Clark Green and Randy Rogers Band Headline First 4th on Broadway & LubbockApartments.com Texas Country Freedom Fest
– Saturday / Sunday July 2nd & 3rd
LUBBOCK, Texas – Kick up your boots in the Hub City with TWO days of great Texas Country Music! Broadway Festivals, Inc. is proud to announce the first LubbockApartment.com Texas Country Freedom Fest, to be held July 2nd and 3rd, at the Lubbock County Courthouse Square, on Texas Avenue, between Broadway and Main Streets.
Sunday, July 2nd will feature music from William Clark Green, Randall King and Grant Gilbert. Monday, July 3rd will feature music from Randy Rogers Band, Dalton Domino and Shotgun Rider. Gates will open at 7, show starts at 7:30. One night passes for the festival are $25 and two night passes are $40. Tickets are on sale now at selectaseatlubbock.com or any Select-a-Seat location.
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!
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
Join us at Mackenzie Park for our First Annual Classic Car Show! Come stroll through the lineup and see the dream cars of 20th century America and cast your vote for your favorite!
UMC Early Settler’s Luncheon*
Celebrate Lubbock roots at the Early Settlers Luncheon.
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.
Broadway Festivals is proud to partner with PetSmart Charities to bring you a massive pet adoption event in Mackenzie Park. Come out and make a new furry friend for life! Those interested should be sure to bring a pet addendum/permission note if you are renting your property. Pet adoptions run on average $150, this includes your new pet’s complete shots, spay or neutering, microchipping and complete medical records. New adoptions will go home with a special PetSmart Charities adoption bag.
Riversmith’s Catfish Eating Contest
Ever wonder how much catfish or cobbler someone could eat in ten minutes? Want to find out? Come out and watch as people try to go to for the gold or accept the challenge yourself at our Riversmith’s Eating Contest! Adult (18 & up) categories for catfish and cherry cobbler competitions. This event will also feature a special kids category! Kids 12 and under and invited to accept the challenge as well with our Kid’s Cherry Cobbler Gobbler Eating Contest! Watch as kids compete to gobble up their 12 ounce piece of cherry cobbler the fastest, without using their hands! Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd in all categories. Free registration. For information or to sign up for the contests go to www.broadwayfestivals.com/eating.
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.
Pack up your tackle box and fishing poles and bring the kids out to Mackenzie Park for a fun and free youth fishing tournament. We will be stocking the lake with 650 lbs of catfish and fishing permit requirements will be waived. Prizes will be awarded for the largest fish caught, smallest fish caught and most fish caught in each category, 7 & under, 8-12 and 13-18. Participants are encouraged to bring their own poles and fishing supplies, but Cabela’s will be on site with tackle, bobbers and fishing poles (supplies limited). Pre-registration available at www.broadwayfestivals.com/fishing
For the first time since the rain out in 2010, Broadway Festivals is bringing back our dynamic, state of the art, major Evening Concert production featuring the finest contemporary artists in West Texas and the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestras. Finish out the night with our Reagor Dykes Fireworks Extravaganza that’s bigger than ever and once again choreographed to the music of the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Reagor Dykes Fireworks Extravaganza
Join us for a bigger and better fireworks extravaganza choreographed live to the music of the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestras
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.
Fibermax Daytime Stage
United Supermarkets/Civic Lubbock “Lubbock Music Now” Stage
Tejas Motors Tejano Music Stage
Blue Light Live Singer/Songwriter Stage
Hugo Reed & Associates Caldwell Kids Kid’s Stage