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? You have options! Most events feature fabulous food, fun games, and lots of fireworks, so bring your blankets, bug spray, chairs, and wagons!

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Celebrate Independence Day on June 29 at Ennis Freedom Fest — a small town, patriotic festival in the heart of Texas! The event includes a full day of family fun beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the Red, White & Bike Parade in historic downtown. The festivities continue with Party in the Park at Veterans Memorial Park. Activities include free kids’ area, live music, and a fireworks finale.

Kaboom Town :: Wednesday, July 3 :: 5:00 – 11:00 p.m. :: Addison Circle Park will host this annual event with activities for the whole family. Fireworks start around 9:30 p.m. The event is $10 for ages 10 and older, $5 for kids under nine years, and free for kids ages 2 and under. Follow Addison Kaboom Town on social media for ticket updates.

Market Street Allen USA :: Saturday, June 29 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Allen prides itself on being “First to the Fourth!” Come out to Celebration Park for free live music, a food zone, and a fireworks finale to cap off the night.

Patriotic Salute at Watters Creek :: Friday, June 28 :: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. :: Hear patriotic music as the Allen Philharmonic Winds perform a mixture of marches and classic Americana melodies. Kids will enjoy activities and crafts. This event is free.

Arlington Independence Day Parade :: Thursday, 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!

Light Up Arlington :: Saturday, June 29 :: 6:00 – 10:30 p.m. :: Enjoy live music, family-friendly activities, and food. The traditional fireworks show in downtown starts at 9:50 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Community Fireworks :: Wednesday, July 3 :: 9:30 p.m. :: Celebrate Independence Day with the simplicity of a 15-minute fireworks show over Josey Ranch Lake in Carrollton. Admission is free.

Liberty by the Lake :: Thursday, July 4 :: All day :: Kick off July 4 with the Liberty 5K/10K/1M race at Stewart Creek Park (participants arrive by 7:15 a.m.) The parade starts at 10:00 a.m. Festivities continue 6:00 10:00 p.m. with concerts, food, vendors, family activities, contests, rides, and more.

Parade Down Parkway :: Thursday, July 4 :: A traditional July 4 parade awaits you beginning at 9:00 a.m. Wear your favorite red, white, and blue clothes and celebrate our nation’s independence as you watch the floats go by. The Parade travels northwest from Samuel Boulevard to Town Center. Admission is free.

Party in the Park :: Saturday, June 29 :: 6:00 – 10:30 p.m. :: Get an early start to the July 4 holiday during this free festival at Andrew Brown Park East in Coppell. Live music, lawn games, food trucks, a drone show, and the fireworks finale will entertain guests of all ages.

A Star-Spangled Spectacular :: Thursday, July 4 :: 1:00 p.m. :: This air-conditioned event honors all things American with an orchestral performance at Meyerson Symphony Center. Guests will enjoy hotdogs, ice cream, and indoor fireworks. Tickets start at $26.

Fair Park Fourth :: Thursday, July 4 :: 4:30 – 10:00 p.m. :: Fair Park Fourth features interactive kids’ activities, market and food vendors, live music, and a fireworks spectacular. The event is free and open to the public.

Independence Day Celebration :: Saturday, June 29 :: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Experience patriotic music, games, family activities, cold treats, food samples, lots of food trucks, and a sparkly fireworks show at Klyde Warren Park. Admission is free.

Lakewood Parade and Fun Run :: Thursday, July 4 :: 8:00 a.m. :: Back by popular demand, Lakewood’s annual fun run and parade will celebrate Independence Day with the theme, “Star Spangled Everything.” The run starts at 8:00 a.m. SHARP, and the parade follows at 10:00 a.m.

Park Cities 4th of July Parade :: Thursday, July 4 :: 9:00 a.m. :: The Red, White, and You!-themed parade starts near Highland Park town hall, and ends at Goar Park on Turtle Creek Boulevard. with a festival of music, food, and games. Admission is free.

Red, White, & Groove :: Monday, July 1 :: 2:00 – 9:00 p.m. :: Experience a full day of disco music, swimming, and family fun. The party takes place at Fraternal Order of Eagles in Dallas. Tickets are $25.

July Jubilee  :: Wednesday, July 3 :: 6:00 – 11:00 p.m. :: Come out and enjoy a festive day in downtown Denton with activities for all ages. Inflatables, face painting, food vendors, a drone show, photo ops, and more will be part of the fun at this free event.

Liberty Run and Yankee Doodle Parade  :: Saturday, June 29 :: Celebrate the 4th with Liberty Run beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Denton Civic Center. The Yankee Doodle Parade begins at 9:00 a.m. Spectators can watch from their lawn chairs at the downtown Denton square.

Independence Day Celebration :: Wednesday, July 3 :: 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. :: Experience live music, food vendors, kids’ activities, and a low-level fireworks show at Farmers Branch Historical Park. Admission is free for Farmers Branch residents with a Firecracker Fast Pass. Tickets are $5 per person for non-residents. Kids three and under are free.

Children’s Parade :: Thursday, July 4 :: 10:00 a.m. :: Enjoy Flower Mound’s annual parade where kids ride their decorated, non-motorized bikes, trikes, and wagons at Leonard and Helen Johns Park. Free hot dogs, drinks, children’s activities, and live entertainment will be provided. Parade line up is at 9:30 a.m., followed by the parade at 10:00 a.m.

Independence Fest :: Thursday, July 4 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Celebrate the 4th at Bakersfield Park with fun and activities for all. Guests get treated to a vintage car show, local vendors, a concert with singer-songwriter Pat Green, and a stunning fireworks show. Admission and parking are free.

Independence Day Celebration :: Saturday, June 29 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Stop by Forney Community Park for food vendors, bounce houses, games, and more family fun. Fireworks start around 9:30 p.m. This is a free event.

Frisco Freedom Fest :: July 3 – 4 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Jump start your Independence Day celebration with activities spanning two days. On July 3, sign up for a night run, 5K, Dachshund Dash, and more starting at 9:00 p.m. at Jimmy and Clara Jones Park. On July 4, head to Simpson Plaza at 6:00 p.m. to enjoy family entertainment, a car show, the Texas Ice Cream Festival, and fireworks.

Lone Stars and Stripes Fireworks Festival :: Wednesday, July 3 :: 3:00 – 10:00 p.m. ::  Celebrate at Lone Star Park with horse racing and a 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.

Sparks & Stripes :: July 3 – 4 :: This year’s festivities are divided over two days. July 3rd features family-fun events and fireworks from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Levy Plaza. On July 4, don’t miss the annual parade beginning at 9:00 a.m. throughout Irving’s Heritage District.

Red, White and BOOM! :: Thursday, July 4 :: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. :: Celebrate the “City of McKinney” way with a full day of fun across two locations. Stop by Historic Downtown for a parade and Yankee Doodle block party. Later that evening, head over to Gabe Nesbitt park for family activities, live entertainment, and fireworks. Admission is free. Check website for daily schedule.

All-American 4th :: Thursday, July 4 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Enjoy an evening of music, food and market vendors, static parade floats, and a free kids’ zone at Oak Point Park. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. Free parking is available at Collin College – Spring Creek campus.

Family 4th Celebration :: Thursday, July 4 :: 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. :: Planning is underway for Richardson’s annual July 4 celebration at Breckinridge Park. Enjoy a picnic under the stars, concessions, kids’ activities, and patriotic salute concert before the fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

4th of July Parade & Fireworks :: Thursday, July 4 :: 7:00 p.m. :: Sparks will fly at this year’s 4th of July parade and fireworks show at Harry Myers Park East. Live music, food trucks, parachute jumps, and more will entertain visitors. Parade starts at 11:00 a.m. and will run from Wilkerson Sanders Stadium to Dobbs Elementary. Admission is free.

Fireworks on Main :: Thursday, July 4 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Don’t miss this free festival at Pecan Grove Park in Rowlett featuring live music, food trucks, vendors, a kids’ area, cornhole tourney, and more. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.


  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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