Broadway Festivals has announced the addition of several brand new events for the 2017 celebration:

FirstCare Youth Fishing Tournament hosted by Cabela’s - July 4, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Pack up your tackle box and fishing poles and bring the kids out to Mackenzie Park for a fun and free youth fishing tournament.

The lake will be stocked with 650 pounds of catfish and fishing permit requirements will be waived.

Prizes will be awarded for the largest fish caught, smallest fish caught and most fish caught in each category: 7 and under, 8-12 and 13-18.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own poles and fishing supplies, but Cabela’s will be on site with tackle, bobbers and fishing poles (supplies limited). Pre-registration encouraged at www.broadwayfestivals.com/fishing

PetSmart Charities Pet Adoption Event - July 4, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Broadway Festivals is proud to partner with PetSmart Charities to bring you a massive pet adoption event in Mackenzie Park.

Come out and make a new furry friend for life! Those interested should be sure to bring a pet addendum/permission note if you are renting your property.

Pet adoptions run on average $150; this includes your new pet’s complete shots, spay or neutering, microchipping and complete medical records. New adoptions will go home with a special PetSmart Charities adoption bag.

Riversmith’s Catfish and Cherry Cobbler Eating Contests - July 4, 5 p.m. Ever wonder how much catfish or cobbler someone could eat in ten minutes? Want to find out? Come out and watch as people try to go to for the gold, or accept the challenge yourself at our Riversmith’s Eating Contest! Adult (18 & up) categories for catfish and cherry cobbler competitions.

This event will also feature a special kids category. Kids 12 and under are invited to accept the challenge as well with our Kid’s Cherry Cobbler Gobbler Eating Contest, Watch as kids compete to gobble up their 12-ounce portion of cherry cobbler the fastest, without using their hands.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd in all categories. Free registration. For information or to sign up for the contests, go to www.broadwayfestivals.com/eating.

Classic Car Show - July 4, 9 a.m - 3 p.m. Join us at Mackenzie Park for our First Annual Classic Car Show! Come stroll through the lineup and see the dream cars of 20th-century America, and cast your vote for your favorite!

Covenant Health and First Bank & Trust Evening Concert and Reagor Dykes Mitsubishi Fireworks Extravaganza

For the first time since the rain-out in 2010, Broadway Festivals is bringing back our dynamic, state-of-the-art, major Evening Concert production featuring the finest contemporary artists in West Texas and the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Finish out the night with our Reagor Dykes Fireworks Extravaganza that’s bigger than ever and once again choreographed to the music of the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra.