With Independence Day fast approaching, you may be scrambling to find the best ways to celebrate. Don’t worry! Whether you prefer a parade, a live concert, or a stunning fireworks display under the stars, there’s something in North Texas to suit your tastes. Here are just a few of the events planned for this year’s celebration!
July 4th Freedom Festival
Lewisville’s Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza is hosting an evening festival, commencing at 5 PM. Free to attend, this family-friendly celebration runs until 9 PM, with a fireworks display scheduled for dusk.
Plano Symphony Orchestra: Patriotic Pops
If you are a music lover, don’t miss Patriotic Pops this year! Hosted by Eisemann Center, the Plano Symphony Orchestra will be joined by the Patriotic Pops Chorus and many other North Texas choral singers on July 4 at 3 PM for a performance you won’t want to miss.
Plano’s All-American Fourth Firework Show
If you just want to watch some fireworks, you can’t go wrong with Plano’s show, hosted at the Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve. The fireworks start at 9:30 PM, but the entire event, featuring food trucks, music, and more, starts at 5. The choreographed fireworks demonstration is free for the whole family!
Liberty by the Lake Festival (The Colony)
Although last year Liberty by the Lake had to be moved elsewhere due to flooding, it’s back at the lake for 2017! Happening on July 1st, entertainment includes Magic & More, a BMX stunt show, and an interactive percussion performance. This free event’s performances begin as early as 4 PM and will culminate in a fireworks display at 9:30 PM. Earlier in the day you can take part in marathons, contests, and family fun.
Plano Lions Independence Day Parade
Running from 9 to 11 AM, this parade is a great way to start your 4th of July celebrations. The parade will begin at the Plano ISD administration building and end at Plano Senior High School. This year’s theme is “Plano Honors Our Heroes.” Don’t miss it!
Independence Fest (Flower Mound)
For a family day out, commencing with a Children’s Parade from Lewisville ISD and finishing up with fireworks at 9:50 PM, why not head to Flower Mound for the annual Independence Fest? The event also includes a vintage car show, live music, and children’s activities.
Addison Kaboom Town
Happening on July 3rd, you won’t want to miss the legendary fireworks at Addison Kaboom Town. Often considered one of the best firework shows in the United States, it is free to everyone, but space is limited. It’s highly recommended to arrive early, so you can find a spot. Gates will open at 4 PM.
In addition to the fireworks at 9:30, the event features the Addison Airport Air Show; Dallas Wind Symphony; food; drinks; entertainment; and the Emerald City Band, which will perform immediately after the fireworks if you want to avoid the traffic.
Independence Day Celebration (Farmers Branch)
Also on July 3rd is the Independence Day Celebration hosted in Farmers Branch. It’s a smaller event but offers plenty of entertainment and fun for every member of the family. Live music includes the Inside Out Band, and a kid zone features bounce houses, activities, games, and more.
Arrive early for this Independence Day Celebration! It’s free, and space fills up quickly. Don’t forget to take part in the Patriotic Celebration and partake of the delicious food available! Your family can get in on the fun when doors open at 6:30 PM.
These are just a few of the events happening around North Texas for the 4th of July. No matter what your tastes, there’s something for everyone—young and old. The only difficult part might be trying to fit everything in! Whatever you choose, Independence Day near Dallas is sure to be a fantastic celebration for the whole family.
C&W Plumbing is excited to bring you the latest information on 4th of July celebrations! If you’re looking for a plumber in Flower Mound or surrounding cities, so your own celebrations run smoothly, call us today.
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