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Posted on: June 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 4th of July Celebration Schedule


The City of Las Cruces and New Mexico State University (NMSU) will co-host the City’s free annual 4th of July Celebration.

This popular annual event will be at Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park, 3205 Arrowhead Drive, on the NMSU campus. Gin Blossoms will be headlining this year’s concert with Lee Rocker, of the Stray Cats, opening the show. The annual fireworks display will begin immediately following the concert.

The Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park on the NMSU campus provides easy access, traffic flow, expanded parking, and can accommodate the large audience that attends this free, family-friendly, community event.

Schedule of events:

July 3

2021 Electric Light Parade

9 p.m.    Solano Avenue. The parade begins at Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., then travels south on Solano, east on Hadley Avenue, and ends at Maag Softball Complex. 

Parade theme: “Stars and Stripes Forever!

For information, call 575/541-2454.

July 4 

2021 Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks

Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park, 3205 Arrowhead Drive, NMSU campus.

6 p.m.         Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats

8 p.m.          Gin Blossoms

9:45 p.m.   Annual fireworks display

Gates open at 4 p.m. Food vendors will be on site.  No grilling, personal fireworks, alcohol, RV’s, or overnight parking will be allowed. 

For information, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 575/541-2454.  For information relating to NMSU, call Marketing and Communications at 575/646-5981.

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