Fourth of July is almost here, and there are tons of activities going on around the Dallas-Forth Worth area. Find your favorite location and go see outstanding fireworks, celebrating our nation’s independence. There will be plenty of food, drinks, activities, games, and fun!
Date: July 3rd 5:00pm-midnight
Location: Addison Circle Park
Info: Rated one of the top places to watch fireworks in the country by American Pyrotechnics Association, USA Today, Travel + Leisure and The Wall Street Journal! Although the nationally-recognized fireworks show can be seen from anywhere in Addison, the main party will be at Addison Circle Park. There will be delicious food, live music, and an Air Show featuring the Cavanaugh Flight Museum Warbird Flyover. During the firework show tune into 100.3 JACK FM for synchronized music. Stay for the Addison Kaboom Town!® After Party!
Frisco Freedom Fest
Date: July 2nd 4:00pm until 10:00pm
Location: Simpson Plaza at City Hall – 6101 Frisco Square Blvd
Info: The City's July 4th Celebration rivals any in North Texas! Don't miss Frisco Freedom Fest's Taste of Frisco, children's games, and local performers starting at 4:00pm. Later that evening FC Dallas will be in action and brace yourself for a spectacular fireworks display that night from FC Dallas Stadium.
Town of Flower Mound Independence Fest
Date: July 4th 5:00pm-10:30pm
Location: Bakersfield Park – 1201 Duncan Lane
Info: Head over to Flower Mound to celebrate Fourth of July. There will be local entertainment, auto show, arts, crafts, food, kid’s zone, car show, and more. Live music will be playing throughout the evening with Rick Springfield taking over the stage at 8:00pm until 9:45pm when fireworks begin. For more information call 972-874-6300. ALSO, in the morning from 10:00am-1:00pm the Children’s Parade will be taking over the streets of Flower Mound. The parade will start at the corner of Eaton and Timber Creek Roadand head over to the LISD School Administration Building where there will be free hot dogs, drinks, children’s activities, and live entertainment.
Sweet 60 4th Fest City of Bedford
Date: July 4th 12:00pm-11:00pm
Location: Bedford Boys Ranch Park – 2801 Forest Ridge Road
Info: Join the City of Bedford this July 4, as we celebrate a momentous birthday. The City of Bedford is celebrating 60 years of service, and the theme is "Sweet 60". Join us as we celebrate this milestone with a giant cake. This 4thFEST will feature free live musical entertainment, a variety of themed family friendly activities, a birthday themed classic car show, yummy festival food and of course, the spectacular fireworks when the sun goes down .4thFEST visitors can also take a dip in Bedford's Splash Aquatic Center, featuring plenty of cool fun for the whole family. It features three unique pools with several water slides, a kids' play area, umbrella-shaded leisure patios and a cabana party pavilion. Admission is $6.50 for adults, $5.50 for kids under 18 and free for children two years old and younger. When the sun goes down the massive fireworks extravaganza will light up the night sky.Parking and shuttle service are available for $5 (Free for children 3 and under) at Pennington Field, 1501 Central Drive. The last shuttle TO the Boys Ranch Park will leave Pennington field at 9:30PM. Limited on-site parking is available for $20 (entrance via Eastbound Harwood) and $15 parking at the Bedford Public Library (proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library).Admission to 4thFEST is free. Feel free to bring lawn chairs, blankets, coolers and non-alcoholic beverages (No glass containers).
31st Annual Fire Works Extravaganza at Lake Grapevine
Date: July 4th 9:30pm
Location: Lake Grapevine
Info: Claim your spot for a spectacular show over Lake Grapevine. Watch the show out on the lake, on the beach, or any other surrounding area near Lake Grapevine. The show can be seen from a far and will be a great way to celebrate Fourth of July!
Fort Worth’s Fourth
Date: July 4th 2:00pm until fireworks
Location: Pather Island Pavilion - 395 Purcey St., Fort Worth 76102
Info: The 2013 celebration will be bigger than ever! They have doubled up on the fun with more activites, food, drinks and amenities! Including a jet ski show, tubing, pony rides, miniature gold, levee slide, train rides, bounce houses, water slide, treasure dig and much much more. Live music from “Petty Theft” and the high energy cover band “Downtown Fever”. Coolers will be allowed, but no outside alcoholic beverages will be permitted. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Fort Worth Sister Cities International partnership with the city of Nagaoka, Japan, the fireworks show will be one of the largest in the metroplex. They do fireworks BIG in Japan, so brace yourselves, they are bringing a little Japan to Fort Worth for a spectacular show packed with special effects like none other.
Arlington Highlands 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza
Date: July 4th 7:00pm until fireworks at 9:15pm
Location: Arlington Highlands - I-20 at Matlock Road & Center Street
Info: The event is family friendly and will be held right at Arlington Highlands. Bring your family out and celebrate Independence Day by watching the best fireworks display in Arlington.Prior to the show, treat your family to dinner at their favorite restaurant in Arlington Highlands and spend quality time together at one of the many entertainment venues. If you are planning on taking a date to the Fireworks Extravaganza, stop by a bar in Arlington Highlands for a romantic adult beverage before watching the fireworks display.
Southlake Town Square Stars & Stripes
Date: July 3rd 6:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Southlake Town Square
Info: Start claiming your spot for the fireworks show at 6:00pm and have fun with all the activities going on at Southlake Town Square. There will be tons of entertainment such as arts and crafts, games, inflatables, live music and more. Parking will be limited, however there will be shuttle service from White’s Chapel United Methodist Church (185 S White’s Chapel Blvd) beginning at 4:00pm.
Rockwall's 11th Annual Freedom Fest and Fireworks!
Date: June 30th 6:00pm
Location: Lakeshore Church 5575 Hwy 205 South Rockwall, TX 75032
Info: Lakeshore Church invites you to their 11th Annual Freedom Fest & Fireworks Show! Patriots, celebrate the 4thof July with the kids at this annual family-friendly event. Each year newactivities and entertainment are added to celebrate Independence Day in Rockwall. Come out and celebrate our country's freedom! There will be water games, water slides, door prizes, tons of great food (hotdogs, frito pies, sno cones, funnel cakes, etc) and an awesome Fireworks Display! An evening concert will be performed by the 531st Air Force Band!
Festival and Fireworks at The Harbor
Date: June 30th 5:00pm
Location: The Harbor in Rockwall – 2074 Summer Lee Drive
Info: Full of great restaurants, bars and shopping, the Harbor is the place to be for a Fourth of July celebration. On Sunday enjoy music along the water and beautiful fireworks. Fireworks around 9:15.
Fourth of July – Stockyards Style
Date: July 4th 11:00am
Location: Fort Worth Stockyards – 130 E Exchange Avenue
Info: Celebrate in Fort Worth at the Stockyards for tons of fun, food, and entertainment. At 11:30am and 4:00pm check out the Cattle Drive. Then at 11:45am and 4:15pm watch thegunfight shows. From 1:00pm-4:00pm there will also be a petting zoo, pony rides, and face painting.