The great fireworks extravaganza will light up the Fort Davis sky on July 1st

FORT DAVIS – Thanks to the overwhelming support of the Tri-County area businesses and residents, this year’s fireworks show is funded and scheduled for Sunday July 1,2018 with donations helping to cover the expense of the show.

“We are so appreciative of the local supporters of Fort Davis’s “Coolest” 4th of July Fireworks Show!” said Melissa Henderson, Chamber Director. “We met our $10,000 fundraising goal and are able to host the annual event again this year.”

In addition to the Fireworks Show, there is a huge line-up of events scheduled throughout the “Coolest” 4th weekend June 29 – July 1, 2018.

On Friday night, Joe Davila and the Jetliners from Odessa will be onstage playing Tejano, country, oldies and rock & roll music at the Kelly Pavilion. The doors open at 7pm and music begins at 8pm.

On Saturday night, local favorite Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys will get boots scootin’ with traditional country and western swing! The music starts at 9pm with the doors opening at 8pm.

The cover charge for both nights is $15 and kids under 10 get in for free.

Coolers are welcome with a strict no glass policy. There will be snacks and bottled water available for purchase.

The Kelly Pavilion is located behind the old Union building located east of the Jeff Davis County courthouse in Fort Davis.

The “Coolest” 4th of July annual traditions continue – shopping, delicious food around the square, the Saturday morning parade, the Food Pantry’s Pie Contest, the Peruvian Paso Horse Show, the 4-H & FFA’s Great BBQ Feed, Watermelon at the Overland Trail Museum, The Cowboy Hypnotist Live on stage, Tumbleweed Smith’s One Man Show, the Great Fireworks Show and the Coolest 5K Fun Run .