July 4th Celebration at Bayou Bend


Celebrate Independence Day at Houston’s home for American decorative arts, the perfect place to celebrate America’s birthday in style. Bayou Bend presents its fifth annual July 4th blow-out. Ring in the fourth with an extravaganza that includes Americana performers, crafts, activities and refreshments. Don’t forget to sign the oversized Declaration of Independence before leaving.

Dianna Terrace Schedule:

1:15 p.m.- Betsy Ross: American Hero presented by Constance O'Brien
2:30 p.m.- Sousa Marches, presented by Paragon Brass Ensemble
3:15 p.m.- Reading: Declaration of Independence (cake ceremony follows)
4 p.m.- American Jazz presented by the Luxury Trio

Crafts, Tours, Demonstrations and Treats Schedule:

1-3 p.m. and 4-5 p.m.
Soldiers of the American Revolution by John Keahey
Children's Craft Activities in the Kilroy Center and on the Diana Lawn
First floor tours with stationed docents (1-3 p.m. only)



Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77007


Admission is free
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