MISSOURI CITY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Missouri City will host its annual Fourth of July Celebration and fireworks show on Thursday, July 4. The Independence Day festivities will be at Buffalo Run Park—1122 Buffalo Run Blvd.—from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and a fireworks show will take place at 9:15 p.m. There will be free entertainment/activities at this family-friendly celebration; and food will be available for purchase on-site from event vendors.
Residents are encouraged to arrive early as parking will be limited. Starting at 5:45 p.m., METRO will offer free shuttles from its Park & Ride location at 13849 Fondren Rd. to the event site.
Due to the event size and location, Buffalo Run Boulevard will be shut down to vehicle traffic starting at 3 p.m. from the second entrance at Marshall High School to Fondren Road and the intersection of Willow Oak Drive and Fairway Pines Drive. Buffalo Run Boulevard will be closed from Texas Parkway once parking lots are full. Lakeview Business Park will still be accessible at Fondren Road and Willow Oaks Drive during the celebration.
Residents are reminded that fireworks are illegal in the city limits of Missouri City and it is also against the law to transport or store fireworks inside the city limits.