Chevy's Freedom Over Texas

February 29, 2008 4:51:24 PM PST
It's nearly that time again. We'll celebrate our freedom at Eleanor Tinsley Park with Chevy's Freedom Over Texas on Friday, July 4, 2008. Below is a fact sheet for this year's event.
    DATE & TIMES: Friday, July 4 from 4pm to 10pm

    LOCATION: Eleanor Tinsley Park @ Buffalo Bayou

    ADMISSION: $8.00 for adults; children under 10 are free; all food, beverage & games by coupon only; 9 coupons for $10.00 EXPECTED GATE ATTENDANCE: 100,000

    HOUSTON AREA VIEWING: 1,000,000

    Also, ABC-13 live broadcast will be syndicated in key cities across Texas and beyond! Last year, the show was broadcast on KTVT-TV (CBS) in Dallas, KSAT-TV (ABC) in San Antonio, KEYE-TV (CBS) in Austin, KIDZ-TV (UPN) in Abilene, KIDY-TV (Fox) in San Angelo, KFOX-TV in El Paso (Fox) , KDF-TV in Corpus Christi (Fox), KXTS-TV in Victoria (UPN), KMYL-TV (UPN) in Lubbock, KGBT-TV in Harlingen (CBS), and KUPT-TV in Hobbs/Alburquerque.

    BENEFICIARY: Central Houston Civic Improvements, Inc.

    ENTERTAINMENT: CHEVY'S FREEDOM OVER TEXAS WITH FIREWORKS PRESENTED BY SHELL, Houston's Official July 4th Celebration, will celebrate America's Birthday with a live concert featuring a nationally known and recognized recording artist, and one of the largest fireworks displays in the United States! This is a one-of-kind family event that will have the eyes of Texas upon Houston for the 4th of July! The festivities include four stages of music that will keep toes tapping with the diverse musical sounds of today's America; including pop, Latino, jazz, adult contemporary, classic rock and rhythm & blues.

    A reminder of the patriotic roots of July 4th, CHEVY LIBERTY PARK, Symbols of Freedom, will offer the unique opportunity to experience displays of military artifacts and vehicles including tanks and huey helicopters, voting booth demonstrations, the Printing Museum of History and much more.

    Children will stay entertained with inflatables, rides and games in the ALL AMERICAN KID'S ZONE, while adults enjoy browsing the FREEDOM MARKET where a variety of great food and beverage will complete the day of celebration, as well as enjoying the activities at the BUD ZONE and Bud Light Volleyball Tournament!

    EVENT HIGHLIGHT: The crowning highlight of CHEVY'S FREEDOM OVER TEXAS WITH FIREWORKS PRESENTED BY SHELL 2008 will be the Fireworks Spectacular! Spanning Buffalo Bayou west of Sabine Bridge, this unparalleled fireworks display will combine specially choreographed music with unrivaled pyrotechnic artistry.

    A TEXAS WIDE EVENT: Chevy's Freedom Over Texas with Fireworks Presented by Shell will be syndicated live! ABC-13 will broadcast the live concert and the fireworks spectacular (8-10 pm) in numerous key Texas markets (e.g. Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Victoria, Abilene, El Paso, Corpus Christi), making it a true Texas-wide event. FOR MORE INFO: For information on how your company can take part in Chevy's Freedom Over Texas with Fireworks Presented by Shell, please contact your KTRK-TV/ABC-13 Account Executive, or:

    Kristi Strawn
    Marketing Manager
    KTRK-TV/ABC-13
    Direct: 713-663-4607
    Kristi.P.Strawn@abc.com

    Monica Moreno
    Marketing Account Executive
    KTRK-TV/ABC-13
    Direct: 713-218-2837
    Monica.O.Moreno@abc.com


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