“It makes me want a hot dog real bad”
With the 4th of July fast approaching, the grocery stores are packed with people grabbing up hot dog buns and cases of beer. Fireworks warehouses and stands are at their busiest. Lake Conroe boat ramps have lines around the corner. You can hear “God Bless the USA” blasting from nearly every truck that passes you by. Isn’t it great? You may have steadfast traditions for the 4th of July or you could be scrambling for last-minute celebration ideas for you and your family. Lake Conroe and the surrounding areas have quite a lot to offer for 4th of July festivities, but here are some of the best kept secrets.
- Southern Empress 4th of July Cruise
- Freedom Fest Montgomery
- New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department 4th of July Fireworks Show
Southern Empress 4th of July Cruise
Voted “Best Dinner Themed Cruise On Lake Conroe,” the Southern Empress offers their guests unforgettable evenings filled with dining, drinks, and dancing.
The Lake Conroe 4th of July Cruise is a perfect event for couples, families and friends.
“Watch the Fireworks in style on Lake Conroe! Enjoy dinner on the bottom floor in style before heading to the second level for dancing and fun! Enjoy the fresh air under the stars on the top floor before the main event begins; the fireworks! Space is limited so be sure to reserve today to guarantee your spot with us! Children are welcome aboard to enjoy the Fireworks as well!” Read more here.
Freedom Fest 2020 – Montgomery
The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to host its annual Freedom Fest 2020. The event takes place in Historic Downtown Montgomery, located at 14420 Liberty Street, in Montgomery, Texas.
The “Anything But Trailers” Parade begins at 9:00 a.m. and the theme for 2020 is “A Family Tradition.” Other attractions include a Kid’s Zone and Vendor Market, both opening at 9:00 a.m. and a Community Chalk Mural.
The entire event is free of charge to attend and ends at 2:00 p.m. Learn more here.
New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department 4th of July Fireworks Show
The annual New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department 4th of July Fireworks Show is a much-loved tradition for many New Waverly residents. Certainly, the friendly folks of New Waverly have the epitome of hometown 4th of July celebrations.
At dusk, the popular New Waverly Community Fireworks Show commences, next to Prosperity Bank, at 102 West FM 1375, and is viewable from all over town.
Established in 1952, the New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department operates with approximately 40 members, most of whom are volunteers.
Proud to be an American
In short, the Founding Fathers may not have imagined pool parties and hot dog eating contests as ways to celebrate our freedoms, but if that’s what makes you happy…
So, host a backyard barbecue or attend a community event. Stay at home in the air conditioning re-watching Independence Day or The Sandlot. Above all, no matter how you plan to commemorate this 4th of July, be sure to enjoy the time with family and friends. Happy Independence Day!
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Dock Line Writing Team