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Fourth of July in DFW Areas!

Uncover 4th of July festivities across the DFW areas, enjoying fireworks, ice cream, live music, and more! With major Fourth of July celebrations in the city and a plethora of family-friendly events in various neighborhoods, making plans for Fourth of July are easy!


Allen Philharmonic: A Patriotic Salute (Allen)

Friday, June 28, 2024 | 7 PM. Celebrate Independence Day at Watters Creek Village with a free program as the Allen Philharmonic Winds presents a Patriotic Salute! Enjoy a lively mixture of marches and classic Americana melodies. Come meet multiple Military Support Groups who will be in attendance.

Liberty Run (Denton)

Saturday, June 29, 2024 | 7:30 AM - 12 PM. Join us for our 26th annual Liberty Run 5k and 1-mile walk. The entry fee includes a race t-shirt and race bag. Participants who complete the 1-mile walk will receive a race medal; participants who complete the 5k will have a chance to win a 1st - 3rd place medal. Three awards to be given out during awards for the three most festive runners!

4th of July Market on the Square (Denton)

Saturday, June 29, 2024 | 8:30 AM - 12 PM. Join local vendors and shop, eat and watch the Yankee doodle parade!

Light Up Arlington (Arlington)

Saturday, June 29, 2024 | 6 - 10:30 PM. Celebrate Independence Day at the Arlington Music Hall with a spectacular fireworks display in Downtown Arlington with the free fireworks display set to begin at 9:50 p.m.

Independence Day Celebration Presented by Texas Capital (Dallas)

Saturday, June 29, 2024 | 7 - 10 PM. Sample treats from a variety of vendors, enjoy live music by Angel White and Grace Tyer courtesy of Choctaw Casinos & Resorts, and participate in family activities before the grand finale — a citywide pyrotechnic display to please Park-goers of all ages. Join us as we salute the USA at the best outdoor venue in Dallas!

Klyde Warren Park's Independence Day Celebration (Dallas)

Saturday, June 29, 2024 | 7 - 10 PM. Patriotic tunes, children’s activities and a pyrotechnic show await at Klyde Warren Park for a free, family-friendly event in honor of the Fourth of July. On top of the special activities available for the event, visitors can explore the park’s year-round offerings including the Sheila and Jody Grant Children’s Park, food trucks and on-park restaurants.

Fun in the Sun: 4th of July Party (The Colony)

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 | 11 AM - 1 PM. “It’s a party in the USA” Come out to The Grandscape Lawn and celebrate America’s birthday with some fun outdoor festivities.

Fair Park Fourth (Dallas)

Tuesday, July 4, 2024 | 4:30 - 10 PM. Fair Park Fourth features hands-on activities for kids, local market vendors, live music, entertainment, food trucks, and other concession offerings. In addition to the fun-filled activations for all, Fair Park Fourth will light the sky with a spectacular firework show. Guests can experience the show from inside the iconic Cotton Bowl Stadium or across Fair Park.

Stars Stripes Surf (The Colony)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 1 - 9:30 PM. This year, celebrate the 4th of July with a tropical twist! Fireside Surf will be hosting a real-deal pig roast with specialty cocktails. A part of every ticket purchase will be donated to Folds of Honor and every ticketed attendee will be entered into a surf board raffle. Don't forget the fireworks to end the night with a bang!

Stars and Stripes (Southlake)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 5 - 11 PM. Make every moment sparkle at Southlake Stars and Stripes, where freedom meets festivity! Stars and Stripes is held annually on July 3 in the heart of Southlake at our beloved Town Square, igniting the spirit of patriotism and community. Stars and Stripes brings everyone together for a day of festivity, featuring an array of delectable festival foods, engaging free activities for all ages and, of course, a breathtaking display of fireworks that lights up the night sky. It’s a day to honor our nation’s freedom, embrace unity and create cherished memories with family and friends.

Hurst Stars & Stripes (Hurst)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 5:30 PM. The Annual City of Hurst Stars & Stripes event is at Hurst Community Park. Come out to enjoy live music, food trucks, a kid's area, and a beautiful fireworks show!

Frisco Freedom Fest (Frisco)

Wednesday, July 3 - Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 6 - 10 PM. The City of Frisco’s official two-day Independence Day celebration honors our veterans and military heroes, provides unique experiences for play, and hosts one of the largest firework finales in North Texas! 

  • JULY 3 - Kick off Freedom Fest 2024 with a new nighttime fun run, Party in the USA 5K (9 p.m.), the famous Dachshund Dash (7 p.m.), and the annual Cornhole Tournament (6:30 p.m.)

  • JULY 4 - FIREWORKS & FUN! Experience a patriotic Independence Day with Party in the Plaza (6 p.m.) with live music, a car show, kids activities & entertainment, and an ICE CREAM FESTIVAL - new in 2024! 

Sensory Sensitive 4th of July Celebration (Dallas)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 6 - 10 PM. Join us for the Third Annual Sensory Sensitive Fourth of July Celebration at The Sound at Cypress Waters. This special Independence Day event offers a fun and safe alternative for individuals and pets with noise sensitivity. After two years of trying laser light shows and determining their ineffectiveness, we have transitioned to a new final presentation: the Star Spangle Glow, an LED Bracelet Experience. This innovative show will provide attendees with LED bracelets that synchronize to create a dynamic and immersive light display, offering a unique and engaging way to celebrate.

Jubilee Festival and Drone Show (Denton)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 6 - 10 PM. Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic fun and activities for all ages! This free family-friendly event features live music, tasty treats from local vendors, inflatables, games, rock climbing, face painting, photo opportunities, hot dog eating contest, and to cap off the evening, a spectacular drone show presented by Denton Noon Kiwanis!

Independence Day Party at The Ginger Man (Irving)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 6 - 11 PM. Get ready to kick off your Independence Day festivities in style at The Ginger Man!

Sparks & Stripes 2024: Live Music & Fireworks (Irving)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 7 PM. No Fourth of July Celebration is complete without a night of fireworks!  Join the community at Levy Event Plaza for an evening lighting up the skies of Irving over Lake Carolyn.

Patriotic Concert 2024 (Plano)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 7 to 8 pm. It’s time to strike up the band! Come celebrate America at the FREE Plano Community Band Patriotic concert in Haggard Park in Downtown Plano Historic Arts District. Bring the whole family and get into the patriotic spirit.

Red, White & Blue Featuring Coffey Anderson (The Colony)

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 8 PM. Coffey Anderson is returning for the Red, White & Blue celebration at Grandscape. Sing along to your favorite songs and end the night with the Red, White, & Boom Firework Show.

Liberty 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run (The Colony)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 6:30 AM. The annual Liberty 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run is back for another year! Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate. Run or walk through the beautiful lakeside Stewart Creek Park and the scenic shoreline trail. Afterward, be sure to check out the Liberty by the Lake festival.

Independence Day Family Fun Weekend (Dallas)

Thursday, July 4 - Sunday, July 7, 2024. Spend Independence Day weekend in the garden! Find a shady picnic spot or relax in a hammock in the Pecan Grove. Enjoy the Country Critters Petting Zoo each day from 9am-1pm, and don’t miss Window to the Wild on July 6 from 10:30-11:30am. Plus, enjoy live music every day from 12-4pm.

Sparks & Stripes 2024: Fourth of July Parade and Watermelon Social (Irving)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 9 AM - 1 PM. Join us throughout the Heritage District for the wonderful sights and sounds of marching bands, floats, and all things red-white-and-blue! Immediately following the Parade, join us at Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St. at 10 a.m. for the annual Watermelon Social! Come cool off with a refreshing slice of watermelon and stay for live music and fun. 

RWB! Downtown McKinney Hometown Parade and Yankee Doodle Block Party (McKinney)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 10 AM - 2 PM. The Red, White and BOOM! Independence Day celebration continues with downtown events that include a hometown parade and the Yankee Doodle block party. Families can also explore the many dining and shopping options that downtown has to offer.

Liberty by the Lake Parade (The Colony)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 10 AM. It wouldn’t be Independence Day without a parade! Come line the streets as the Liberty by the Lake Parade makes its way through The Colony! Entries will be touting their patriotic spirit and getting parade goers excited about the festival later in the afternoon.

Independence Day Pool Party 2024 (Plano)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 12 - 6 PM. Celebrate America’s birthday with a party at the Texas Pool. Enjoy food, traditional pool games and legendary fun in the sun!

Star-Spangled Spectacular (Dallas)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 1 PM. Revel in a patriotic atmosphere as Dallas Winds perform during the Star Spangled Spectacular at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Featuring live music and indoor fireworks, this 4th of July event ensures high energy fun for all ages. Don't miss grabbing a hot dog and a scoop of ice cream inside the air-conditioned space.

Patriotic Pops (Plano)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 3 PM. A tribute to all the branches of the armed forces. Join us in air-conditioned comfort as we celebrate our Nation’s independence. This afternoon concert will also leave you with plenty of time for dinner and fireworks!

Fort Worth's Fourth (Fort Worth)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 5 - 10 PM. You’re invited to the biggest fireworks show and Independence Day celebration in DFW: Fort Worth’s Fourth! For its 17th year, the event is welcoming a new title sponsor—U.S. LawShield®—as it presents an evening of festival food, cold drinks, kids’ activities, live music, and incredible fireworks along the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion.

July 4th Wine Walk (Grapevine)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 5 PM. Receive a souvenir glass and visit five wineries to enjoy a flight of three wines at each.

July 4th Spark The Lot at Gaylord Texan Resort (Grapevine)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 6 PM. Make your way to our resort garage where the deck has been transformed to the ultimate Fourth of July party. Dance the night away with Infinite Journey, enjoy delicious food and drinks. End the night with the best viewing spot for Grapevine's Annual July Fourth Fireworks Extravaganza. This 24-minute show will kick off at 9:30pm.

Family 4th Celebration (Richardson)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 6 PM. Sparks will fly at the City of Richardson’s annual Family 4th Celebration at Breckinridge Park. This traditional, patriotic salute is free and open to the entire community. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and/or lawn chairs and enjoy the evening under the stars!

Plano's All American 4th 2024 (Plano)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 6 PM. Celebrate Independence Day at Plano’s All American 4th on Thursday, July 4! This is a free, family-friendly event open to the public. Come enjoy the free kids’ zone and a fireworks show.

Liberty by the Lake Festival (The Colony)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 6 PM. Commemorate America’s independence at the annual Liberty by the Lake festival.  Bring the entire gang to The Athletic Club for live music, food trucks, carnival rides and a fireworks display set to patriotic music!

80s Gadgets July 4th Celebration (The Colony)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | Come party for the Fourth of July with 80s Gadgets at Lava Cantina.

Fireworks on the Fairway (Frisco)

Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 9:30 PM. Fireworks on the Fairway, the unique fireworks and drone show at the acclaimed Monument Realty PGA District on the Omni PGA Frisco Resort Campus.

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