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2016 Fandango logo 

Due to COVID-19 and its associated public health implications and strains on sponsoring businesses, the 25th annual Firecracker Fandango, scheduled for July 4th, 2020, has been cancelled, but we can't wait to see you next year! 


Save the date and join us on Sunday, July 4, 2021 for the 26th annual Firecracker Fandango, a FREE Independence Day festival! This family-friendly event will feature live music, free kids' activities, food trucks, classic car show, a battle of the bands, and a patriotic display to end the night! 


Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!







LIBERTY SPONSORS: JSA Architects, Odessa Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Pioneer Natural Resources, Gina Zaragoza State Farm & Karla Grimes State Farm


INDEPENDENCE SPONSORS: Blue Star Towing, First Basin Credit Union, SouthWest Bank, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


2018 report

On Saturday, June 30, 2018, Glasheen, Valles & Inderman and Downtown Odessa, Inc. hosted the 23rd annual Firecracker Fandango, a FREE Independence Day festival. The event saw over 9,000 attendees. The family-friendly event will featured live music, free kids' activities, food trucks, classic car show, and a fireworks show that ended the night. Gates opened at 5pm and closed at 10pm with the fireworks show. 

Firecracker Fandango is Odessa's longest-running patriotic street festival and one of Downtown Odessa, Inc.'s largest fundraisers of the year. All sponsorship dollars go toward event costs and 100% of profit from the event funds revitalization projects for Downtown Odessa. 

 Live music:
Erica Lane
Forgotten Road
Uptown Drive

 Free kids' activities:
9-Hole Putt-Putt Course
Balloon Artists
105-Foot Obstacle Course
Mobile Gaming Theater 
Jacob's Ladder Challenge
Double Basketball Jam
Live Entertainment

Other Entertainment:
Classic Car Show & Shine
Odessa Fire Department's Jaws of Life Demostration
Beer Booths
Dairy Queen's Dilly Cone Eating Contest
Food Trucks
Huge Fireworks Show


Check out our Facebook page for more event information!


Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors! 



FLAG SPONSORS:  MCH logoOdessa CVB logo 

MEDIA SPONSORS:  Fox24KCRSQue BuenaKFZX-FMKISSFMMyCountry UnivisionB93Lamar logo


LIBERTY SPONSORS: Community National Bank, Eofficial Enterprises, Ervin Plumbing, JSA Architects, Mark Knox Flowers, State Farm Insurance - Paul Talley

INDEPENDENCE SPONSORS: First Basin Credit Union, Judy's Bail Bonds, Proteus Salon, Southwest Bank



 For more information, please contact the Downtown Odessa, Inc. office at 432-335-4682. 


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