Country superstar band Lonestar headlines Freedom 4th, 3 to 10 p.m. on Monday, July 4, at Balloon Fiesta Park.
M. BRIANNA STALLINGS
Celebrate 240 years of the U.S.A. at Freedom 4th, featuring country superstar band Lonestar and the biggest fireworks display in New Mexico.
Freedom 4th runs from 3 to 10 p.m. on Monday, July 4, at Balloon Fiesta Park (5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy NE), and it’s free to attend. Lonestar takes the stage at 7:45 p.m., with spangly fireworks going off at 9:15 p.m.
Other bands include Impresion at 3 p.m., Kyle Martin at 4:30 p.m. and Cowboys & Indian at 6 p.m. Score food from more than 30 vendors, and find local beers on tap in the Microbrew Garden. Freedom 4th also boasts a car show and children’s activities.
For a fee, the VIP experience includes a front-row view of the main stage, a catered meal from Taste of the Wild and premium parking with Firecracker Cafe. Those tickets are $50 for adults, $25 for children ages 4-12, and free for kids ages 3 and under. Doors open at 3 p.m., with dinner service from 5 to 8 p.m. Limited VIP tickets are available.
Parking is available for $10 at Balloon Fiesta Park; enter from the southbound Frontage Road. Park and Ride Service is available from 3 to 8 p.m. at Coronado and Cottonwood Malls. Bicycle valet service is also offered. For complete information visit: cabq.gov/culturalservices/things-to-do/annual-events/freedom-4th
July 4, 3–10 p.m., FREE
Balloon Fiesta Park, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy NE
M. Brianna Stallings is a staff writer for ABQ Free Press. Email her at email@example.com