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Locals prepare to celebrate Fourth of July

Events in both Midland and Odessa provide an opportunity for everyone to show their American spirit.

TEXAS, USA —

Locals will have two opportunities to celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang at the 2021 Star-Spangled Salute in Midland and the Firecracker Fandango in Odessa.

The Star-Spangled Salute will be held on July 3 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Centennial Park and the Bush Convention Center.

The event will begin with the 58th annual Children’s Sidewalk Parade and close out with a firework show. It will also feature live music, a photo contest and local vendors selling food and goods. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. 

For a full calendar, a sponsor list and more information on how you can help out, click here.

A reworked, smaller version of Firecracker Fandango will take place July 2 in downtown Odessa. 

The event will feature a car show on Texas Avenue from 6-8 p.m. and a free concert in the Ector Theatre from 8-10 p.m. 

For more information on each part of the event and to register for the car show or concert tickets, click here.