Join in all the fun at Kilgore City Park for the Fourth of July Extravaganza!


Thursday July 4, 2019 from 5pm.


With live music, water slides and lots of food vendors, there is plenty to keep you entertained until the main event...the 20 minute fireworks show!!

Whether you're at City Park or at the World's Richest Acre or even at the comfort of your own home, you will be amazed by the MPA Fireworks show that is sure to light up Historic Downtown Kilgore.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Food vendors

Snow cones by Charlie's Sno Balls

Grilled cheese and more by Street Licious

Street tacos by Las Tejanitas 

Hot dogs and drinks by Kilgore Lions Club

Turkey legs by Kilgore Men of Alliance

Brisket, ribs and chicken by Raisin Smoke BBQ 

Ice cream by Wheeler Family Ice Cream

BBQ and drinks by Ragin Red BBQ

Burritos, nachos, quesadillas and tacos by Ol Man's BBQ

Shaved ice, pizza and lemonade  by Shiver Shack

Chicken wraps, corn dogs, & beignets by Roz's Eats

            Most food vendors will be CASH only.

The family of frank brown


Mayor Ronnie Spradlin

Ronnie is a lifetime resident of Kilgore and an active member of community. His community involvement spans several decades and includes his role as co-founder of Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation and of Kilgore Boys & Girls Club. He also was instrumental in the establishment of the Texas Shakespeare Festival, Hearts Anonymous, and many other community organizations. In 1990, he was named Kilgore’s Citizen of the Year by the Kilgore Chamber of Commerce. He has served as Mayor since 2010.

The Family of Frank Brown

Frank Brown was a prominent and active member of the Kilgore community. He served as President on numerous boards such as Lair Hospital Foundation and East Texas Treatment Center, was one of the founding directors of the Texas Shakespeare Festival Foundation, and was a board member and president of the Kilgore Economic Development Corporation. He also served on the board and as president of Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation where he was a diligent worker re-creating Kilgore's Derrick skyline as well as instrumental in the purchase of Kilgore’s old post office building. Frank was was honored to be chosen as the Citizen of the Year in 1994 by the Kilgore Chamber of Commerce. 

Energy Weldfab

Energy Weldfab is a leading manufacturer of oil and gas processing equipment. The company was founded more than 27 years ago by Kilgore-native Mike Clements, who still runs the company today. With a dedicated staff of engineering, service, and sales professionals, and nearly 40 acres and 150,000 square feet of fabrication shops and warehouses, as well as 20,000 square feet of offices, we have the space to execute our products to our customers as they need them.

Visit the Energy Weldfab website

MPA Fireworks

There’s no better way to end a great outdoor celebration than shooting beautiful fireworks into the night sky. MPA Fireworks, LLC makes it easier and safer than ever to celebrate in style. MPA Fireworks, LLC is based in Tyler, Texas, but serves the entire State of Texas, including the Tyler area. We carry consumer fireworks and sparklers in our warehouse, with a second location coming soon. We can set up a professional fireworks show for your wedding, party or sporting event. Contact us today to learn more. MPA Fireworks website


Brookshire Grocery Co. was founded on Sept. 1, 1928, when Wood T. Brookshire opened the Company’s first store in downtown Tyler, Texas. Throughout our 90-year history, BGC has remained deeply committed to serving our customers and communities. Customers who enter our stores can expect to find a great variety of quality fresh products and our friendly employee-partners who embody our core values and are happy to help.

Brookshires website


SWEPCO values its most cherished assets – its customers and its employees. When the company was first formed, it had 125 employees and served only three communities – Shreveport, Bossier City and Texarkana. Today, SWEPCO serves over 200 communities on its lines, representing a diverse 33,000-square mile service area with a population of two million. There are 1,640 company employees supplying electricity to over 520,000 customers over 5,000 miles of transmission lines and about 25,500 miles of distribution power lines.

SWEPCO website

Sponsored by the City of Kilgore Main Street and the Downtown Merchants 

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