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How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in DFW

 

The Fourth of July is upon us and many of you probably have plans to be with family and friends. However, if you’re not quite sure on what your plans are for tomorrow, have no fear because there are a ton of patriotic festivities happening around DFW.

Grab the friends, grab the family and head out for a fun Dallas Fourth of July!

Firework Shows

July 3rd: Light Up Arlington (Downtown Arlington)—Park for free at UTA and enjoy fireworks set to music starting at 9:45 p.m. The celebration includes Kids Zones, train rides, food trucks, and carnival concessions.

July 3rd: Red, White and Boom on the Bridge (Downtown Dallas)—What better way to celebrate Independence Day than by seeing our beloved city’s skyline light up with fireworks? Hang out on the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge and take in the view.

July 3rd: Farmers Branch Independence Day Celebration (Farmers Branch Historical Park)—Bring your lawn chairs and blankets watch fireworks with your friends and family. We hear the low-level firework finale is pretty awesome!

July 3rd: Addison Kaboom Town (Addison Circle Park)—Come for a night of amazing fireworks, live entertainment, concessions, and even an air show! Gates open at 4 p.m. so be sure to get there early to claim your spot!

July 4th: Fair Park Fourth (Fair Park)—Fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m. and there will be other family activities like concerts and rides.

July 4th: Richardson Family Fourth (Breckinridge Park)—Enjoy an evening in Richardson with live performances and fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m. There will be limited parking at the park. Free shuttle will be offered from the Rockwell-Collins International Campus located at the South East corner of Renner and Shiloh roads, starting at 6 p.m.

July 4th: Independence Day Celebration at Armstrong Park (Duncanville)—Eat some food and get yourself a perfect spot to watch the firework show. You will need to get a wristband in order to get into the evening activities. They are free and can be picked up at the Duncanville Recreation Center – 201 James Collins Blvd.

Festivals

July 3rd: Southlake Stars and Stripes (Southlake Town Square)—There will be patriotic music by the Southlake Community Band, crafts, games, and fun for the kids. Admission, parking, and kid’s activities are all free.

July 4th: Frisco Freedom Fest (Frisco Square)—“Party in the Plaza” with live music and other events like Taste of Frisco and a fireworks show.

July 4th: July 4th Freedom Festival (Castle Hills Village Shops Plaza)—Bring your blanket, chairs to find a good spot along Lake Lewisville while enjoying concessions and food trucks. There will also be family-friendly activities like carnival games, face painters, and much more.

Parades

July 4th: Plano Lions Independence Day Parade (Plano ISD Admin Building)—Flags, floats, and marching bands galore! The parade will start in the parking of the Plano ISD admin building at 9 a.m.

July 4th: Park Cities Fourth of July Parade (Goar Park)—The parade will begin at 9 a.m. on Euclid Avenue near Highland Park Town Hall and ends at Goar Park where there will be a festival with music, food, and games.

July 4th: Lake Highlands Fourth of July Parade and Carnival (Lake Highlands North Recreation Center)—The parade will kick off at 9 a.m. in front of North Highlands Baptist Church and end at Lake Highlands North Recreation Center. After you can stick around for a post parade carnival.

So…do you have Fourth of July plans yet?

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