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2022 Star-Spangled Salute Midland Chamber of Commerce
2022 Star-Spangled Salute Midland Chamber of Commerce

Star-Spangled Salute

Saturday, July 2, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Downtown Midland
Centennial Park + Bush Convention Center

Star-Spangled Salute

Saturday, July 2, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Downtown Midland
Centennial Park + Bush Convention Center

Join Midland in a Celebration of Independence!

Let freedom ring by celebrating Independence Day in American Spirit in downtown Midland at the 2022 Star-Spangled Salute!

This family-friendly event begins with the 59th Annual Children's Sidewalk Parade and closes with fireworks sparkling in the West Texas night sky.

Delicious food and beverages from local vendors and a family fun zone are sure to make your Independence Day exciting and memorable.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy live music from local bands during the evening concert.

Photo Contest: Enter our Oh Snap! Photo Contest for your chance to win a gift certificate to the Chamber Member Business of your choice!

Follow our event Facebook page, Fourth in Midland, for event updates and to be in the know for day-of tips.

Thank you to our sponsors for supporting the 2022 Salute! Interested in sponsoring Midland's largest single-day event? View sponsorship opportunities now.

Schedule

All-Day

9:00 AM - 11:00 PM: Food Court

Morning Festivities

9:00 AM: Children's Parade Day-of Registration
10:00 AM: 59th Annual Children's Sidewalk Parade

Evening Festivities

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Beer Garden
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Fun Zone
7:00 PM: Concert Begins
10:00 PM (estimated): Fireworks Show

**Times are subject to change without notice**

Schedule

All-Day

9:00 AM - 11:00 PM: Food Court

Morning Festivities

9:00 AM: Children's Parade Day-of Registration
10:00 AM: 59th Annual Children's Sidewalk Parade

Evening Festivities

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Beer Garden
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Fun Zone
7:00 PM: Concert Begins
10:00 PM (estimated) : Fireworks Show

**Times are subject to change without notice**

Maps & Parking

On July 2nd, head to Midland's beautiful Centennial Park and the Bush Convention Center in the heart of downtown.

Streamline your trip to the Salute with our official event maps: Parking Map Coming Soon!

Maps & Parking

On July 2nd, head to Midland's beautiful Centennial Park and the Bush Convention Center in the heart of downtown.

Streamline your trip to the Salute with our official event maps: Parking Map Coming Soon!

FAQs

FAQs

Get Involved

We anticipate an attendance of about 10,000-15,000 at this year’s Independence Day festivities. An event of this size can only be successful with the help of many volunteers.

We are seeking your help to make this event a success! Volunteers are needed at a variety of times, with most being needed from 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM on July 2nd.

Volunteers have the opportunity to experience the following return on their investment by volunteering:

  • Exposure and recognition for your business (volunteers are encouraged to wear company ball-caps)
  • A unique opportunity to become connected with the community
  • Strengthen employee relationships working side-by-side
  • Feel the patriotism and be a part of the largest single-day event held in Midland, Texas

Volunteer Hospitality Sponsored by

Get Involved

We anticipate an attendance of about 10,000-15,000 at this year’s Independence Day festivities. An event of this size can only be successful with the help of many volunteers.

We are seeking your help to make this event a success! Volunteers are needed at a variety of times, with most being needed from 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM on July 2nd.

Volunteers have the opportunity to experience the following return on their investment by volunteering:

  • Exposure and recognition for your business (volunteers are encouraged to wear company ball-caps)
  • A unique opportunity to become connected with the community
  • Strengthen employee relationships working side-by-side
  • Feel the patriotism and be a part of the largest single-day event held in Midland, Texas

Volunteer Hospitality Sponsored by

59th Annual

Children's Parade

Presented by the Col. Theunis Dey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution

59th Annual

Children's Parade

Presented by the Col. Theunis Dey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution

Saturday, July 2, 2022

9:00 AM: Children's Parade Day-of Registration
10:00 AM: 59th Annual Children's Sidewalk Parade

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Categories

Birth - 3 years, 4-6 years, 7-9 years, 10-12 years, and Power Wheels (groups with Power Wheel participants must all walk/ride in the final parade group).

 

Groups

Category will be assigned by the majority age of participants.

Decorations

Each child receives a ribbon and flag to wave in the parade.

Sidewalk vehicles are encouraged (not required) to be decorated in red, white, and blue to salute our Military and First Responders, while celebrating America’s Birthday!

Vehicles

Sidewalk vehicles only (such as wagons, tricycles, bicycles, strollers, and Power Wheels).

No motor vehicles permitted on the parade route.

Sponsored by

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Fun Zone

Saturday, July 2, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

*All attendees will be asked to vacate the Bush Convention Center at 9 PM. 

Join us in the Fun Zone for free games and activities for kids of all ages!

Sponsored by

Food & Vendors

Saturday, July 2, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Visit the food court for delicious treats, including funnel cakes, popcorn, BBQ, snow cones, and more.

Also, check out the business vendors in Texas Ave. for shopping and informational opportunities!

Most vendors will accept credit cards. Want to be fully prepared? Bring cash to ensure you can purchase from all vendors.

Vendor Sign-Up

​Interested in being a vendor at the Salute?

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Sponsored by

The Kent Companies

Beer Garden

Saturday, July 2, 2022
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
(last call at 9:30 PM)

For our patrons aged 21 and over, we invite you to enjoy our Beer Garden!

Beer Garden

Saturday, July 2, 2022
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
(last call at 9:30 PM)

For our patrons aged 21 and over, we invite you to enjoy our Beer Garden located in Texas Ave near Centennial Tower!

General Information:

  • All patrons must show ID and receive a wristband.
  • Ticket Tents will be located near the food court and adjacent to the Beer Garden
  • Cash and credit cards accepted (no checks)
  • No refunds will be given for tickets purchased

Consumption Rules:

  • You may enjoy your beverage throughout the event grounds.
  • Alcohol may not be taken outside the event areas, (Centennial Park, Bush Convention Center, Food Court, etc.)
  • Outside alcohol may NOT be brought onto event grounds.
  • No alcohol in the Fun Zone.
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Brought to You & Sponsored by

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Concert

Saturday, July 2, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Centennial Park
200 W. Wall Street

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy live music during the evening concert. You won't want to miss these exciting and free performances!

NOTE: Shade tents, canopies, and large umbrellas that would block the view for others are NOT permitted.

Sponsored by

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Concert

Saturday, July 2, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Centennial Park
200 W. Wall Street

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy live music during the evening concert. You won't want to miss these exciting and free performances!

NOTE: Shade tents, canopies, and large umbrellas that would block the view for others are NOT permitted.

Sponsored by

Star-Spangled Salute - Midland Chamber of Commerce, Texas

Fireworks

Saturday, July 2, 2022
10:00 PM*

Centennial Park
200 W. Wall Street

The Salute will close with fireworks sparkling in the West Texas night sky. The 2022 show will be one to remember with fireworks launched from the roof of the Bush Convention Center! The show will last approximately 10 minutes.

With thousands expected to attend, arrive early to find yourself a great watch spot - and don't forget your lawn chairs!

*Start time is approximate

The fireworks will be launched from the roof of the Bush Convention Center. Seats within the park will have an excellent view of the display. NO UNAUTHORIZED PERSONNEL WILL BE PERMITTED WITHIN THE FIRING SITE PERIMETER. NO PARKING ALONG THE PERIMETER. 

Star-Spangled Salute - Midland Chamber of Commerce, Texas

Fireworks

Saturday, July 2, 2022
10:00 PM*

Centennial Park
200 W. Wall Street

The Salute will close with fireworks sparkling in the West Texas night sky. The 2022 show will be one to remember with fireworks launched from the roof of the Bush Convention Center! The show will last approximately 10 minutes.

With thousands expected to attend, arrive early to find yourself a great watch spot - and don't forget your lawn chairs!

*Start time is approximate

The fireworks will be launched from the roof of the Bush Convention Center. Seats within the park will have an excellent view of the display. NO UNAUTHORIZED PERSONNEL WILL BE PERMITTED WITHIN THE FIRING SITE PERIMETER. NO PARKING ALONG THE PERIMETER. 

Sponsored by

Oh Snap! Photo Contest

Showcase your day at the Salute by entering a photo in our 2022 Oh Snap! Photo Contest!

Win one of FIVE gift certificate prizes by taking a winning photo of this year's Fourth of July celebration.

Support Midland businesses, celebrate America, and showcase your photography skills.

We can't wait to see your shots!

Hosting an Independence Day festivity?

We're happy to post other local Fourth of July activities on this page and on our Community Calendar.

Send us an email with the event name, time, place, and contact details (website and/or phone number).

The 2022 Salute is presented by

Follow our social channels for the latest Salute news

When you enter the Star-Spangled Salute event, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by the Midland Chamber of Commerce (including its affiliates and representatives), The City of Midland, Midland County and VisitMidland (hereinafter referred to collectively as Event Producers).

Images, photos, and/or videos may be used to promote similar events in the future and highlight the event. You release Event Producers, their officers, and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video, and/or sound recordings.

By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by Event Producers or the person or entity designated to do so by Event Producers. You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the event.

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