2018 Report

On Saturday, June 30, 2018, Glasheen, Valles and 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 featured: 

  • Classic Car Show
  • A Fireworks Show That Ended the Night
  • Food Trucks
  • Free Kid's Activities
  • Live Music

Gates opened at 5 pm and closed at 10 pm 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
  • 105-Foot Obstacle Course
  • Balloon Artists
  • Double Basketball Jam
  • Face painters
  • Games
  • Jacob's Ladder Challenge
  • Jumpers
  • Live Entertainment
  • Mobile Gaming Theater
  • Rockwall

Other Entertainment

  • Beer Booths
  • Check out our Facebook page for more event information!
  • Classic Car Show and Shine
  • Dairy Queen's Dilly Cone Eating Contest
  • Food Trucks
  • Huge Fireworks Show
  • Odessa Fire Department's Jaws of Life Demonstration
  • Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!

Check out our Facebook page for more event information!

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors!

Star Sponsor

Glasheen, Valles, Inderman, LLP Injury Lawyers

Freedom Sponsors

All American Chevrolet of Odessa
HEB Helping Here

Flag Sponsors

Arctic Glacier Premium Ice
Atmos Energy
Medical Center Health Systems
Odessa the Right Place in Texas Convention and Visitors Bureau
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Media Sponsors

Fox 24 KPEJ
News Talk 500 AM KCRS
106.1 Que Buena
Classic Rock102
Kiss FM 103.3
My Country 96.1 FM
Univision 18 Odessa Midland
B93 the 432s Party Station
Lonestar 92 Continuous Country Favorites
Media Works

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

Other Donations

  • Ron Kirby CPA

Additional Information

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