Tomball officials cancel 4th of July firework show at festival amid dry conditions

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Sunday, July 3, 2022
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TOMBALL, Texas (KTRK) -- Officials canceled the firework show at the Tomball July 4th Celebration and Street Festival, which is planned for Monday evening in northwest Harris County.

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"Due to current drought conditions, the fireworks show has been canceled to ensure the safety of our residents and visitors," the Street Fest said in a Facebook post.

The festival will continue without the fireworks show at 6 p.m. on Business Highway 249, past Kroger at 14060 FM 2920.

Admission and parking are free for concertgoers to enjoy live music, food vendors, and a kids' zone at the Independence Day event.

Houston Press Music Award winner and Super Bowl pre-game entertainers, "Mango Punch!" featuring Walter Suhr, will be the main entertainment.

A special tribute to veterans and active-duty military will be held with a sing-along of traditional patriotic tunes honoring the USA and will be led by local entertainer Valerie Hill.

There will be all-American foods from Pecos Grilling Company and The Original Rib Tickler, street vendors with a full menu of festival treats, and cool beverages to choose from.

Coolers are allowed, but no alcohol or glass containers may be brought into the festival area.