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4th of July Events in Dallas/Fort Worth

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Looking for ways to celebrate Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and more? Here’s Minteer Real Estate Team’s list of Independence Day celebrations around Northeast Tarrant County and beyond!

Addison

Nationally recognized as one of the Top 10 Fireworks display, Addison’s Kaboom Town!® features more than 1,500 fireworks for a dazzling 25-minute show. With concerts from the military band and Dallas Wind Sypmhony, and an air show with a war bird flyover before the show, Addison’s Kaboom Town! Is one fireworks show not to be missed.

When: July 3 from 5 p.m.-Midnight. Fireworks start around 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m.

Where: Addison Circle Park – 4970 Addison Circle Dr., Addison

Cost: Free

Parking: Free parking is located in the parking garages on Arapaho Road at Dallas Parkway and Addison Circle Drive at Dallas Parkway.

Bring: Bags not bigger than 12”x12”x6”, coolers not bigger than 16”x20”x12”, food and snacks for picnics, personal umbrellas, collapsible chairs, small portable radios, binoculars, medically-necessary supplies, baby supplies.

Leave at home: Alcoholic beverage, computers or laptops, fireworks, sparklers, laser points, oversized chairs or lawn/household furniture, bicycles, skateboards, scooters, rollerblades, unauthorized weapons, solicitation materials, open flames or grills

Bedford

Join the City of Bedford for 4thFest, an annual event featuring live music, family-friendly activities, a birthday-themed classic car show, food and a spectacular fireworks display.

When: July 4 starting at 4 p.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m.

Where: Corner of Forest Ridge and Bedford Road, Bedford

Cost: Admission is free. Food and InfltaFUN areas cost money.

Parking: Parking and shuttle are available for $5 (Free for children 3 and under) at Pennington Field (1501 Central Drive). The last shuttle leaves at 9:30 p.m. There is no onsite parking.

Bring: Lawn chairs, blankets, coolers and non-alcoholic beverages.

Leave at home: Glass containers

Flower Mound

The Town of Flower Mound hosts Independence Fest presented by Market Street . With 38 SPECIAL as the headliner, a full evening of activities are available for the family that includes a vintage car show, performanes by Le Freak and Breaking Southwest, food and more. The evening concludes with a thrilling fireworks show around 9:50 p.m.

When: July 4 from 5-10:30 p.m.

Where: Bakersfield Park – 1201 Duncan Lane, Flower Mound

Cost: Free

Parking: A free parking and shuttle service is provided at the following locations: 1700 Lakeside Parkway, 2050 Aberdeen Road and 1200 Gerault Road. There is no on-site parking.

Bring: Coolers, chairs-in-a-bag, blankets, strollers, cameras, binoculars. Depending on weather: sunscreen, insect repellent or umbrellas

Leave at home: Alcoholic beverages (will be sold on site), weapons, illegal narcotics, skateboards, bicycles, Segways, scooters, animals (other than service animals), smoking

Fort Worth

Enjoy a day of fun for the whole family at Fort Worth’s Fourth with the largest 4th of July Fireworks show in North Texas. Enjoy tubing no the Trinity River, pony rides, face painting, miniature golf, bounce houses, zip lining water slides and more. Live music is provided by The Land Sharks and Downtown Fever. Food is available for purchase on site.

When: July 4 – Gates open at 2 p.m. Kidzone will be open from 2-8 p.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m.

Where: Panther Island Pavilion – 395 Purcey Stree, Fort Worth

Cost: Regular Admission is free, Kid Zone is free.

Parking: Parking is available at Panther Island Pavilion parking lot ($10), the Pier 1 garage or lot ($5) and North lots along North Main Street ($10 for preferred, $5 for premium).

Bring: Dogs (must remain on leash), tents and chairs

Leave at home: Coolers and outside food or beverages

Grapevine

Enjoy the 4th in Grapevine at the 33rd Annual  July 4th Fireworks Extravangaza over Lake Grapevine. The 25-minute fireworks extravaganza starts at 9:30 p.m. Viewing can be seen at the Gaylord Texan Resort’s parking garage and the Glass Cactus nightclub. Stay tuned to the City of Grapevine’s website for viewing locations because of flooding.

When: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Lake Grapevine

Cost: Free

Haltom City/North Richland Hills/Richland Hills/Watauga

Celebrate America’s freedom at the annual Northeast Tarrant Family 4th Celebration and Fireworks show. The evening starts with kid’s activities, a salute to veterans, entertainment from contemporary country singer Derek Anthony, food and drink, and, of course, fireworks. Fireworks can be viewed from the free parking lots of The Hills Center (6351 Boulevard 26, NRH and BISD’s Wiley G. Thomas Coliseum (6108 Broadway Avenue, Haltom City).

When: July 4 starting at 5 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Where: The Hills Center – 6351 Boulevard 26, North Richland Hills

Cost: Free

Parking: Available on a first-come, first-served basis at The Hills Center and BISD’s Wiley G. Thomas Coliseum

Bring: Chairs, blankets and games

Leave at home: Outdoor cooking or grilling equipment, alcohol and personal fireworks

Hurst

Come out for Hurst’s 13th Annual Hurst Stars and Stripes and enjoy a free, family-oriented, alcohol-free event for all ages. The event will feature a children’s area, music from the Jolie Holliday Band, Trio Grande (ZZ Top Cover Band) and Emerald City. The event concludes with a fantastic fireworks display.

When: July 4 starting at 5 p.m. Fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Community Park – 601 Precinct Line Road, Hurst

Cost: Free

Parking: No on-site parking. Free shuttle service provided from North East Mall

Leave at home: Pets, alcohol and personal grills

Roanoke

Come out for Roanoke’s 3rd Rocks and enjoy bounce houses, train rides, food, music, a rock climbing wall, fireworks and more! Professor D will be providing live music from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

When: July 3 from 6-10:30 p.m.

Where: Roanoke Community Park – 201 Park Drive, Roanoke

Cost: Admission is free. BBQ sandwich or hot dog, chips and drink will be available for only $4.00 (cash only).

Parking: Complimentary shuttles will be available at the park entrance.

Southlake

Join the City of Southlake for their annual Stars & Stripes celebration. Enjoy the sounds of The Southlake Community Band, Jayden Goldberg, the Key West Band and Limelight while eating food from Shark Tank’s Cousin’s Maine Lobster, Bombay Street Food and more! There’s lots of free activities and inflatables for children to enjoy. The evening will end with a  fantastic fireworks show to patriotic tunes and pop hits.

When: July 3 starting at 6 p.m. and ending at 11 p.m.

Where: Southlake Town Square – 1400 Main Street, Suite 210; Southlake

Cost: Free, including Kid’s Activities

Parking: Free parking is available around Southlake Town Square. A free shuttle is available at White’s Chapel Methodist Church.

Bring: Chairs, blankets, coolers

Leave at home: Tents, pets, alcoholic beverages, glass containers

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