Guide to Fourth of July Events in Dallas County

Guide to Fourth of July Events in Dallas County

Looking for Independence Day parades and events? We have options! Most events feature fabulous food, fun games, and lots of fireworks, so bring your blankets, chairs, and wagons!

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Kaboom Town :: Monday, July 3 :: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. :: Air Show starts at 7:30 p.m., and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free to watch and attend, but space is limited. Get a free ticket to the festival at Addison Circle Park starting June 21 at 10:00 a.m.

Market Street Allen USA :: Saturday, June 24 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Allen prides itself on being “First to the Fourth!” Come out to Celebration Park for live music, a food zone, and a fireworks finale to cap off the night. FREE.

Arlington 4th of July Parade (downtown) :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 9:00 a.m. :: Find a spot early and enjoy this two-hour patriotic parade that covers two miles through downtown Arlington and the College Park District. This event is free!

Fireworks at Six Flags Over Texas :: select weekends, June – August :: More details coming soon!

Light Up Arlington :: Monday, July 3 :: 6:00 – 10:30 p.m. :: Admission is free. Fireworks start at 9:50 p.m. Tune in to 95.9 FM during the show for patriotic music accompaniment.

Community Fireworks :: Monday, July 3 :: 9:30 p.m. :: There’s no corresponding festival this year, but you can still watch a 15-minute fireworks show over Josey Ranch Lake. FREE.

Liberty by the Lake :: Saturday, July 1 :: all day :: Kick off the morning celebration with the Liberty 5K/10K/1M race at Steward Creek park (races begin at 7:50 a.m.) The parade starts at 11:30 a.m. Festivities continue in the evening (6:00 – 11:00 p.m.) with concerns, food, vendors, family fun, contests, rides, and more.

Parade Down Parkways :: Tuesday, July 4 :: Parade begins at 9:00 a.m. FREE.

A Star-Spangled Spectacular :: Tuesday, July 4 :: Check website for 2023 event updates.

Fair Park Fourth | Tuesday, July 4 :: 4:30 – 10:00 p.m. :: Come out for another year of community fun and fireworks! FREE.

Dallas Athletic Club :: Tuesday, July 4 :: The show is limited to members, but non-members can easily see the spectacle along La Prada Drive. Check website for 2023 event updates.

Dallas Country Club :: Tuesday, July 4 :: The show is only open to members, but non-members can find spots to watch the show at Highland Park Village or along Beverly Drive. Fireworks begin at sundown. Check website for 2023 event updates.

Independence Day Party at Klyde Warren Park :: Saturday, July 1 :: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. :: Patriotic music, games, family activities, and lots of food trucks. The evening will wrap up with a grand fireworks show. Admission is free. Fireworks start around 9:30 p.m.

Lakewood Parade :: Check website for 2023 event updates.

Old-Fashioned Fourth at Old City Park :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. :: Deck out your bikes, trikes, or scooters in patriotic flair for the All-Join-In Parade around Dallas Heritage Village on July 4 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets from $10.

Park Cities 4th of July Parade :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. :: The parade starts near Highland Park Town Hall and ends at Goar Park on Turtle Creek Blvd. with a festival of music, food, and games. Free admission! Parade begins at 9:00 a.m. and festival runs from around 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Red, White, & Groove :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 4:00 p.m. :: AT&T Discovery District has full day of music, food and fun on July 4. The party begins at 4:00 p.m. with live music, yard games, and food and drink specials at The Exchange Hall. Old 97’s close out the evening flanked by a digital fireworks show on the giant media wall. FREE.

Independence Day Weekend  :: July 1 – 3 :: Come out and enjoy a festive weekend in downtown Denton, then celebrate the Fourth with your family! Check website for daily events and times.

Independence Day Parade & Celebration :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Enjoy a night of great music, delicious food, and fun for kids and adults of all ages. Fireworks start around 9:30 p.m. FREE.

Independence Day Celebration :: Saturday, July 1 :: 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. :: Live music, lots of food vendors, tons of kids’ activities, and the best low-level fireworks show in the area. Free for Farmers Branch residents; $5 for non-residents; kids three and under are free.

Independence Fest :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. ::  A day packed full of fun and activities for all, including a children’s parade, vintage car show, local vendors, hours of live entertainment, and a stunning firework show to cap it all off. Admission and parking are free.

Independence Day Celebration :: Saturday, July 1 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Food vendors, bounce houses, games, and fireworks. Fireworks start around 9:30 p.m. FREE.

Frisco Freedom Fest :: Monday, July 3 :: Make plans to join the fun for a “Night at the Races!” See website for registration details.

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza (Lake Grapevine) :: Monday, July 4 :: Lake Grapevine has a weekly fireworks show every Friday night, starting Memorial Day weekend and running through Labor Day weekend. The Independence Day fireworks show starts at 9:30 p.m. See website for parking details.

Lone Stars and Stripes Celebration :: Monday, July 3 :: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. ::  Celebrate at Lone Star Park with live racing and fireworks show set to music. Kids can enjoy the petting zoo, pony rides, face painters, airbrush tattoo artists, inflatable slides, obstacle course, and games. General admission is $10. Parking is $20.

The Lake Cities Fourth of July in Lake Dallas :: Saturday, July 1 :: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. The festivities begin with a patriotic parade followed by food, contests, vendors, toe-tappin’ music, and a fabulous fireworks display. Parade is from 9:00 – 10:00 am. Festival starts at 4:00 p.m. Fireworks start at sundown. FREE.

Sparks & Stripes :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. :: The annual parade starts at 9:00 a.m. throughout the Irving’s Heritage District, with the Watermelon Social immediately following at Heritage Park. Then, swing by Levy Event Plaza starting at 6:00 p.m. for an evening of amazing events: live music, fireworks, drone show, and more! FREE.

Red, White and BOOM! :: July 3 – 4 :: Celebrate some hometown fun on Independence Day weekend! Free family activities, live entertainment, and fireworks. Admission is free. Check website for daily events and times.

All-American 4th Festival & Fireworks :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Music, food, and market vendors, static parade floats, and a free kids’ zone. Festival starts at 6:00 p.m, fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. FREE.

Family 4th Celebration :: Tuesday, July 4 :: Check website for 2023 event details.

4th of July Parade & Fireworks :: Tuesday, July 4 :: Start the morning with a parade at 11:00 a.m. from Wilkinson-Sanders Stadium to Dobbs Elementary School. Evening festivities TBA, check the website for updates. Fireworks to finish the night! FREE.

Fireworks on Main :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Live music, food trucks/vendors, a spectacular kids’ area, cornhole tourney, and more. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. FREE.


  1. SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2022 AT 6 PM – 10 PM
    Sachse Red, White, and Blue Blast
    Heritage Park, 4408 Hudson Dr., Sachse, TX 75048
    Sachse’s Annual Red, White & Blue Blast is back. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, July 3rd, at Heritage Park (4408 Hudson Dr., Sachse, TX). There will be live entertainment by the Party Machine band, food trucks, yard games, carnival rides, vendor booths and of course, fireworks. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and bug spray! and join us for an evening of good, old-fashioned family fun. Visit the event webpage for more details at


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