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No solid waste service delays in Sugar Land during July 4th holiday

Even though City Hall will be closed in honor of the July 4 Holiday (Monday), solid waste operations will run as normal. If you’re not sure about your solid waste collection day, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/MyNeighborhood and type in your address!

Since you’re off for the day, you should join us for some patriotic family fun during the city’s Red, White and Boom Celebration (Monday, July 4, from 6-10 p.m., at The Crown Festival Park, 18355 Southwest Freeway). And if you’d like to volunteer for the event, visit http://bttr.im/md14g!

Houston’s high-intensity music show band, Hybrid 7, will take the stage along with JoiLux Dueling Pianos. Other special guest appearances will include 2021 Sugar Land Superstar Terrence Alexander Evans and 2021 Jr. Superstar Faith Lee. Last but definitely not least, DJ Babyface Williams will close out the night after one of the largest fireworks displays in Fort Bend County! Fireworks are scheduled to begin at approximately 9 p.m.

Festive entertainment and activities will include a Kid Zone from 6-9 p.m. that will be complete with fun photo opportunities, face painting, airbrush art, trackless trains, rock walls, sports inflatables, carnival games and a variety of information stations.

The annual event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required but attendees will be limited to parking and shuttling capacities. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to secure their spaces onsite. Gates will open promptly at 5 p.m. Once all parking is full, access to the event will be closed and remaining late-comers are encouraged to park and watch the show from their homes or from the shuttle parking lots. A clear view of the fireworks will made available via livestream on the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SugarLandParks.    

A large variety of food and drink options will be available at concession areas.

Due to limited onsite parking, attendees are encouraged to take the shuttle to avoid traffic delays. Shuttle services are available at University of Houston-Sugar Land and Smart Financial Centre. All shuttle traffic will halt for the launching of the fireworks from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

This year’s event sponsors include Republic Services, Windstream, H-E-B, Champion Energy, Basecamp Fitness, Renewal by Andersen, UFC, and Goldfish Swim School.

For more information about the event or to become an event sponsor, contact the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department at (281) 275-2825 or visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/RedWhiteandBoom. For other updates, follow Sugar Land Parks and Recreation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @SugarLandParks.

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