Here is your Fourth of July guide to events in Texas Panhandle

A lot of this year’s firework shows have been postponed or canceled due to current drought conditions and for the safety of individuals, but there’s still plenty to do to celebrate Independence Day in the area over the holiday weekend. Here’s a rundown of some of the area events.

Amarillo Pet Parade

Kicking off the weekend’s festivities, the Amarillo Community Market will sponsor the Patriotic Pet Parade, held on the grounds of the historic Bivins Mansion, located at 1000 S. Polk St. on Saturday.

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Registration for the Pet Parade will begin at 9 am during the market. The parade will begin at 9:30 am, and prizes will be announced at 10 am

Maggie is all dressed up for the Patriotic Pet Parade during the Center City Community Market on Polk Street in downtown Amarillo in this file photo.

Center City Executive Director Beth Duke said in a news release: “Amarillo Community Market is in its seventh season. We are so happy to be back in our original location at 1000 S. Polk St. For this holiday weekend, we wanted to have something special because so many people bring their pets to market.”

Guest judges for the Pet Parade are Potter County Judge Nancy Tanner and photographer Ralph Duke. Prizes will be given to the winners in categories including Most Patriotic, Most Talented, Waggiest Tail, Best Smile, Owner/Pet Look-A-Like, Best Bark and Best Puppy Eyes.

Admission, entry and parking to the event is free. Amarillo Community Market vendors will open at 8:30 am The market’s closing bell will be at 12:30 pm

Hodgetown Stadium's fireworks display helped the city of Amarillo celebrate the Fourth of July on Saturday night.

Hodgetown Fireworks

According to its website, Hodgetown will host fireworks after each of its Sod Poodle games during this holiday weekend’s series. The Sod Poodles are scheduled to play against the North West Arkansas Naturals.

Starlight Ranch concert for Amarillo’s Fourth of July Kickoff

Country singer and songwriter Jon Wolfe will kick off Four of July festivities in Amarillo with a Friday concert at the Starlight Ranch Event Center. Gates open at 8 pm for the family-friendly show, with the performance starting at 8:30 pm Those younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Food and alcohol will be available for purchase, and folding chairs are welcome. Outside food or beverages, coolers and pets are not permitted.

canyon celebration

If you’re in the mood to get out of town, the Canyon Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “4th of July Independence Day Celebration” Sunday through Monday, July 3 and 4.

This celebration is one of the largest Fourth of July celebrations in the state of Texas.

The White family enjoys an evening of music and fireworks at the Canyon Fourth of July celebration Saturday evening at Happy State Bank Stadium.

Kicking off the two-day event, Casey Donahew will host a concert in the West Texas A&M First United Bank Parking Lot. Gates to the event open at 6 pm Tickets are available for $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.prekindle.com/event/65134-kickin-it-in-canyon-with-casey-donahew-canyon?fbclid=IwAR0NccRTcozncFm1MJvgSagRdQtPHb7QKLHHna1p-1YCtSGclCbnCjWcvGY

The following morning, from 7 am to 10 am Monday, the Lions Club will host its Pancake Breakfast at the Cole Community Center in Canyon. The breakfast is available for $5 and includes pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice.

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