July 4th fireworks

July 4th fireworks explode over the Brazos River near McLane Stadium. Thousands flocked to the riverfront to see the fireworks provided by H-E-B and live music including Christone "Kingfish" Ingram.

July 4th parades

Local residents gather at the end of the annual Old Oaks July 4th parade, which wound its way though the neighborhood. The parade dates back over 30 years.

July 4th parades

David Schleicher wearing a eagle mask before the start of the annual Woodway July 4th parade.

July 4th parades

Tom Kubow looks over some of the 108 flags on display at Central Christian Church on Lake Shore Drive. Kubow has been collecting flags from the 1990s when his son was in Scouts.

July 4th parades

McLennan County sheriff Parnell McNamara climbs out of his vintage 1930 Ford Model A, making its debut appearance at the annual Castle Heights July 4 parade.