FORT WORTH | July 4 at 2 p.m.
Fort Worth’s Fourth does not disappoint with the largest fireworks show in North Texas and is an all-day freedom fest! To make it an even more unforgettable experience, the event will feature an F-16 flyover, various food vendors serving everything from tamales to cotton candy, water slides, bounce houses and even a zip line! Gates open at 2 p.m. with free regular admission, free KidZone activities and preferred parking is available for a fee.
DENTON | July 4 at 6 p.m.
The Kiwanis Club’s Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show has been a Denton tradition since 1972 and is one not to be missed! Parking is $10, and entry into the stadium is free. There will be live music and activities for the kiddos. Be sure to check out the other Fourth of July festivities in Denton throughout the day, such as the Senior Center Celebration and the Fourth of July Jubilee, which is bound to be fun for the whole family!
FRISCO | July 4 at 4 p.m.
Located at Simpson Plaza at City Hall, Frisco’s Freedom Fest features one of the biggest fireworks shows in the area. Admission to the party is free, and the festival is partnered with a soccer match (tickets required; get them here), as well as a Hometown Heroes exhibit—showcasing Frisco’s leading law enforcement officers and firefighters. Come hungry because there will also be food sampling galore at Taste of Frisco featuring some the city’s best restaurants.
4. KABOOM TOWN
ADDISON | July 3 at 5 p.m.
One of the most popular Fourth of July celebrations in DFW, Addison’s Kaboom Town offers a diverse range of entertainment, including the Addison Airport Air Show featuring Cavanaugh Flight Museum, live music performances and an incredible fireworks show that starts at 9:30 p.m. There will also be food vendors, free activities for kids and an afterparty at 10 p.m. The park opens at 4 p.m. and free for visitors, so come early to get a good viewing spot!
GRAPEVINE | July 4 at 9.30 p.m.
Celebrate the 4th in true patriotic style at Grapevine’s 37th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza over beautiful Lake Grapevine. This year’s show is set to be the biggest ever! The event is free to attend, and the spectacular fireworks show begins at 9:30 p.m. There are a few different viewing areas open to the public including Katie’s Woods Park, Oak Grove Park, Rockledge Park and Silverlake Park.
ARLINGTON | July 3 – July 6
GRAND PRAIRIE | July 4 and 5 at 3 p.m.
Bring the kids out to the the annual Lone Stars & Stripes Celebration at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie on Thursday, July 4, or Friday, July 5! This year’s festivities feature the expanded Family Fun Park, live music from the Vegas Stars and of course a world-class fireworks display choreographed to music. Gates open at 3:00 p.m. and the first live race is at 5:00 p.m. Parking will be $20 (cash only), however discounted parking tickets can be purchased in advance.
LEWISVILLE | July 4 at 5:30 p.m.
You don’t have to look far for Fourth of July fun at this local celebration at the Village Shops Plaza! Not only will they have live music and food trucks, but you’ll also be able to enjoy a giant inflatable obstacle course, bounce houses, face painters and a balloon artist, as well as a DJ at Lake Avalon. Bring your blankets, chairs and grab a spot on the lawn to stick around for the spectacular firework show, starting at dusk!
Courtesy: Castle Hills 21th Annual July 4th Freedom Festival, Facebook
LEWISVILLE | July 3 at 6 p.m.
FORT WORTH | July 2 – 4 at 8:15 p.m.
IRVING | July 4 at 6 p.m.
ARLINGTON | July 4 at 6:05 p.m.
SOUTHLAKE | July 3 at 6 p.m.
DALLAS | July 3 at 6 p.m.
Gather with your loved ones and celebrate freedom at Red, White and Boom on The Bridge by the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. One of the most beautiful skylines in America, the Dallas skyline lights up with a fireworks show. Enjoy music, food, vendors, children’s activities and more! During the free event, the bridge will be closed for vehicles and reserved for pedestrians only. Bring your cameras, because it’s going to be insta-worthy for sure!
15. FAIR PARK FOURTH
DALLAS | July 4 at 12 p.m.
Fair Park Fourth; Courtesy: Visit Dallas
Featured Image of Frisco Freedom Fest, Courtesy: Visit Frisco
Original article published June 16, 2018
Updated with current information on June 10, 2019