• Matt Martinez

HERE IS WHERE IT'S POPPIN' OFF FOR THE 4TH OF JULY AROUND DFW



1. KLYDE WARREN PARK PRESENTS Independence Day CELEBRATION

Klyde Warren Park

Celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 2, from 7 – 10 p.m. at Klyde Warren Park, where the festivities will include live music from the 36th Infantry Division Band, Fourth of July treats and fireworks. Kick off the festivities with the army group’s brass band at 7, followed by Rhythm & Boots at 8 and then a full patriotic concert at 8:45. The fireworks show pops off at 9:30. If you get hungry, our food trucks are happy to help, and bars will also be placed around the park selling beer, wine and Mico Ritas from Mi Cocina. Feel free to bring your own food and drink as well (no outside alcohol or glass), and don’t forget picnic blankets for seating. No tickets are required, and this is a free event.


2. DALLAS HERITAGE VILLAGE PRESENTS OLD FASHIONED 4TH

Dallas Heritage Village

For some family friendly fun this Fourth, visit Old City Park for the annual Old-Fashioned Fourth! This year, the event will be raising money for Vogel Alcove, an early childhood center located directly across the street from the park that provides childcare and services to homeless children in Dallas. Last year, the park raised $2,500 for Vogel Alcove, and the goal this year is to beat that record. Break out your bikes, trikes, and scooters for our All-Join-In Parade, and enjoy the wet slide, dry slide, games, crafts, tattoos, face painting, a tiny train, and free Kona Ice with the purchase of every ticket ($20)!



3. RED, WHITE AND GROOVE

AT&T Discovery District

Red, White and Groove is a full day of music, food and fun, topped off this year with a concert from the iconic Dallas rockabilly band the Old 97's and a digital fireworks show at downtown's AT&T Discovery District. This all-ages, free event just requires an RSVP for entrance! Bring your patriotic spirit for a festive day on the lawn, where you can play yard games, sip on a few drink specials and nosh on barbecue and other tasty treats. Jaxon Beer Garden will have Happy Hour all day, $14 freedom-ritas and a crab boil. Or you can head over to The Exchange Hall for a barbecue plate with all the fixins. The party starts at 4 p.m.!


4. FAIR PARK FOURTH

Fair Park Fourth is at it for the first time since 2019 for yet another year of community, fun and fireworks. This event is free and open to the public and will feature kids activities, local market vendors, live music, entertainment, food trucks and other dining options as well. Guests can experience the fireworks show from inside the iconic Cotton Bowl Stadium or anywhere across Fair Park. It all starts at 4:30 p.m.! NOTE: the midway will not be open for Fair Park Fourth, as the State Fair is prepping for this year's festivities.


5. 4th of July celebration at trophy club

Trophy Club

Trophy Club kicks its July 4th Festivities off bright and early with its Patriot 5K and Fun Run at 7:15 a.m. before the town's 1.8-mile Parade of Patriots starts at Byron Nelson High School at 9:30. All events are free and open to the public. The fireworks celebration begins at 6 p.m. at Independence Park East. Limelight, a professional 10-piece party band, will perform before the lights are turned out around 9:30 for the fireworks display.


6. rock the 4th at Hall arts hotel

HALL Arts Hotel

Celebrate Independence Day in style this year with luxurious accommodations at HALL Arts Hotel! Take a dip and enjoy a sip, lounging at the WAVES rooftop pool all day long. Your sparkling evening will feature a sublime view of the iconic Dallas Fair Park Fourth of July fireworks from the WAVES rooftop pool, with passed seasonal hors d’oeuvres and featuring chilled Rock Angel Rosé.


7. Independence Day at the arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum

Celebrate Independence Day at the Arboretum! Kick off the weekend by listening to Buttermilk Junction play traditional songs or stop by for a hands-on pasta-making class presented by Eataly on Saturday. Meet familiar birds with Window to the Wild or join Hidden Hangar Winery on Sunday. Make sure you check out the Singing Zoologist's talk about eagles on Monday. And don't miss Gil’s Elegant Catering's brownie sundaes, hot dogs, and root beer floats at the Terrace Café all weekend!


8. ADDISON kABOOM TOWN

Visit Addison

Addison goes KABOOM on Sunday, July 3 this year with the town's most explosive event yet! The celebration is citywide, with watch parties at many of Addison's 200-plus restaurants, 22 hotels and at a fantastic, limited-capacity party in the 12-acre Addison Circle Park. The fireworks and the incredible Addison Airport Airshow can be seen from anywhere in town, though! The kids can cool off at the Splash Zone with a variety of inflatable waterslides or play in the giant obstacle course, and everyone will enjoy the GIANT zip-line. Purchase your unlimited-ride $15 wristband from 5-9 p.m. The 25-minute fireworks show starts and 9:30 p.m. and is one of the best in the nation. Addison Circle Park will feature live music both before and after the show!


9. ADOLPHUS POOL /THE RODEO BAR

This July 4th, the Adolphus is opening its elegant rooftop pool to guests not staying at the hotel through ResortPass. Check out the burger and hot dog specials and popsicles, and celebrate the Fourth poolside! Overlooking downtown Dallas, The Adolphus rooftop pool is surrounded by premium comfort lounge chairs, a full bar, and al fresco dining. Perfect for cooling off on hot Texas days, the temperature-controlled pool is surrounded by private cabanas. Order cocktails from the pool bar or choose instead a glass of wine from their carefully curated list. The chef-driven pool menu features comfortable seasonal dishes ranging from an ahi tuna poke bowl to a truly delicious burger.


10. Fort Worth fourth

Fort Worth Fourth

Gates open at 5 p.m. this year and admission is free to the biggest fireworks display in North Texas at the 15th Annual Fort Worth Fourth. Space out along the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion and enjoy an evening of festival food, drinks, kid-friendly activities, live music and the famous fireworks show.


11. fireworks extravaganza in grapevine

Visit Grapevine

Celebrate America’s birthday at this year's July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza complete with spectacular fireworks set to patriotic music. Viewing locations listed below include some of Grapevine’s lakeside parks and are subject to change. Parking or entry fees may apply. Suggested viewing areas along Lake Grapevine for the fireworks show include Oak Grove Park, Rockledge Park, Katies Woods Park, Scott's Landing Marina, Silver Lake Park by Silver Lake Marina, and the Grapevine Main Station parking garage, and parking or entry fees may apply.



12. 4th of July hometown celebration

Visit Granbury

The Fourth of July celebrations in Granbury are always unforgettable. Shop local vendors, enjoy dancing on The Square and celebrate the holiday with a top-rated fireworks show over Lake Granbury. Find parking and shuttle information by texting "trolley" to 77222 or visit this page for more info!


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