The city of Amarillo (COA) Parks and Recreation Department (PARD), in collaboration with Outdoor Amarillo, is hosting a unique Fourth of July-themed event for the Amarillo community: Independence Day + 1 Fireworks and Drone Show.

Independence Day + 1 is free to the public.

Outdoor Amarillo is helping sponsor the event. Outdoor Amarillo is a non-profit organization partnering with PARD to promote outdoor recreation and community engagement.

The event begins at 4:30 pm on July 5 at John Stiff Park and will continue throughout the evening.

Free festivities for the inaugural event include the following:

Concerts: a live performance by a local band and a headliner with further announcements coming.

Beer garden: a variety of beverages will be available. You must be 21 years or older to enter.

Food trucks: a diverse selection of culinary delights from Amarillo’s finest food trucks.

Fun zone for kids: Children can enjoy the dedicated fun zone with games and activities.

Fireworks and drive show: a breathtaking display of fireworks and cutting-edge drone technology will light up the night, commemorating the spirit of independence.

Sponsorships are available for this historic Amarillo event. Sponsors can showcase commitment to the community and ensure the success of this inaugural event. For sponsorship information, contact Outdoor Amarillo by email at [email protected].

Contact PARD at (806) 378-3036 for food truck information or [email protected].

Also, for more information, contact City of Amarillo Media Relations Manager David Henry at (806) 378-5219 or by email at [email protected].  

Story by: Nathan McCollum.