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Join us on Saturday, June 30, 2018 for the 23rd annual Firecracker Fandango, a FREE Independence Day festival! Please check back for more updates. 


2017 report: 

On Saturday July 1, 2017, Downtown Odessa Inc. hosted the 22nd annual Firecracker Fandango, a free Independence Day festival. The festival saw over 4,000 attendees.

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. 

Festivities began at 10 a.m. with an Odessa tradition, the Odessa Jaycees' 68th Annual Independence Celebration Parade . Later at 5 p.m., the gates for the 22nd annual Firecracker Fandango opened. The family-friendly street festival featured live bands and entertainment, children’s activities, food booths and much more.


The highlight of the evening and the closing of the event was a professional fireworks display, which was choreographed to patriotic music and broadcast live on two Odessa radio stations. The fireworks were launched over Downtown Odessa and viewed annually by more than 40,000 people.


Thank you to our 2017 Firecracker Fandango sponsors!

Patriot Sponsor:  
Freedom Sponsors:   

Flag Sponsors: Arctic Glacier Ice, Lamar Advertising, Medical Center Health System, Odessa Jackalopes, Odessa Convention & Visitors Bureau

Media Sponsors:  KCRSKFZX-FMMyCountryB93979 lite


Liberty Sponsors: AmeriFlush, Betenbough Homes, Community National Bank, Diamond Tank Rentals, Ervin Plumbing, JSA Architects, Mark Knox Flowers, SouthWest Bank, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Friend of Fandango Sponsor: Bellow Systems, Hayes Insurance, Hignojos Insurance Agency, Judy's Bail Bonds, Permian Machinery Movers, Platinum Bank, State Farm Insurance - Paul Talley, Vertical Roofing

A special thanks to: Barbara Graff, Proteus Salon, Ron Kirby CPA


 For more information, please contact Haley Howey at or (432) 335-4683.


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