Here is a listing of all the 4th of July celebrations going on for the week!! Enjoy!!
Jul. 1 – 3, 2010 – 86th Annual 4th of July Celebration & PRCA Rodeo (Belton, TX)
Since the early 1900s, Belton has hosted one of the largest Independence Day celebrations and parades in the state. Rodeo Belton kicks off Thursday, July 1st through Saturday July 3rd with performances starting nightly at 7:00 p.m. Yettie Polk Park is located one-fourth of a mile south of Central Avenue at the intersection of Central Avenue and Highway 317 (Main Street). This year’s PRCA rodeo will feature Lancaster and Pickett Pro Rodeo Company out of Fairfield, Texas. For more information on the festivities, parade and rodeo visit http://www.rodeobelton.com
July 3, 2010 – Kaboom Town Fireworks Display (Addison, TX)
Come and enjoy Addison’s most explosive party of the year Saturday, July 3, 5:00 p.m. – Midnight The dazzling 30-minute fireworks show is choreographed to music and a live radio simulcast on 100.3 JACK FM. Rated one of the top places to watch fireworks in the country. The nationally-recognized fireworks show can be seen from anywhere in Addison, including the Addison Circle Park watching party, many of Addison’s 170 restaurants, 22 hotels and more. Plus there is great food, live music and the spectacular Cavanaugh Flight Museum Warbird Flyover with live narration on KRLD AM 1080. Stay after the fireworks show for a free movie. Family Fun Activities include rock climbing wall, giant slide, fun inflatables, sand art, massages, an obstacle course and much more. There will be plenty of food and beverage booths at the Addison Circle Park watching party. Admission is free. Addison Circle Park – Bud Light Main Stage, 4970 Addison Circle Drive Addison, Texas Visit http://www.addisontexas.net for more details.
July 3, 2010 – Annual Farmers Branch Independence Day Celebration (Farmers Branch, TX)
“The Farmers Branch Independence Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2009. at the Farmers Branch Historical Park at 2540 Farmers Branch Lane Gates Open at 7:30 p.m. Free Admission; Low-level Fireworks at Approximately 9:35 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call 972 919-2620 or visit http://www.farmersbranch.info
July 3, 2010 – Arlington Highlands July 4th Celebration (Arlington, TX)
Bring the whole family for an evening of fun and festivities at the Arlington Highlands July 4th Celebration from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with Live Entertainment. About 9:30 p.m. experience a Fireworks Extravaganza. For details, please visit http://www.arlingtonhighlands.com
July 3, 2010 – Light Up Arlington (Arlington, TX)
Plan for an explosive night of entertainment and fireworks when Arlington’s annual July 4th fireworks festival moves downtown. Enjoy a night filled with live music, great food and children’s activities topped off with a thrilling fireworks show. There will be two live music stages for your enjoyment. Located to the West of the Levitt Pavilion, the Boomtown Children’s Area will provide kids hours of fun with bounce houses, face painting and carnival games. Arlington Texas celebrates the 4th of July on July 3, 2010 in Downtown Arlington. Visit http://www.arlingtontx.gov for more information.
July 3 & 4, 2010 – Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration (Grand Prairie, TX)
Enjoy two full days of exciting live Thoroughbred racing and fun activities for the whole family including pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, games, clowns, live music and more followed by our 20-minute fireworks spectacular choreographed to music. Gates open early at 3 p.m. each day and the first live race begins at 5 p.m. Details may be found at http://www.lonestarpark.com
July 3, 2010 – 45th Annual 4th of July Parade (Arlington, TX)
The Arlington 4th of July Association would like to welcome you to the largest Independence Day Parade in Texas The parade is an annual event and consists of generally 150 entries. The number of spectators over the years has ranged from of 5,000 to 70,000. Parade entries include marching bands to exotic automobiles, military color guards to clowns, and dignitaries to unique presentations. Of course, the parade has a distinguished assortment of floats. Some floats are professionally built, but many are the proud results of individual ingenuity by local organizations and businesses. There is even an Award Ceremony after the parade at Knapp Heritage Park to recognize excellence within each of several categories. We hope that you will join us for the 45th annual parade on Saturday, July 3rd, at 9:00 a.m., for the 2010 edition of USA’s Independence Day Parade in downtown Arlington. For more info, visit http://www.arlington4th.com
Jul. 3, 2010 – Liberty By The Lake July 4th Celebration (The Colony, TX)
Liberty By The Lake is back and better than ever! Bring out the whole family and celebrate America’s freedom in The Colony – Texas style! With numerous events throughout the day, there really is something for everyone. The fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. on July 3rd. Visit http://www.ci.the-colony.tx.us for more information.
Jul. 3, 2010 – Fellowship Church Fireworks Show and At the Movies Series (Grapevine, TX)
Located at 2450 Hwy 121 N. in Grapevine, TX the Fellowship Church Grapevine Campus is where you can bring out the whole family and celebrate through food, games, and an explosive firework display over the Fellowship Lake! The fireworks are scheduled to begin at dusk following the start of At the Movies! Each weekend throughout July, Fellowship Church is bringing one of the most popular movies of the decades. And woven into each film will be a powerful message by Pastor Ed Young. Visit http://www.fellowshipchurch.com for more details and directions.
Jul. 3, 2010 – STAR SPANGLED SPECTACULAR (Garland, TX)
Firewheel Town Center will host a full day of family fun activities from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 3. This year’s Main Stage will feature KLTY 94.9 FM “Celebrate Freedom” music artists Anthony Evans and Charmaine. Playing everyone’s favorite hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s will be the great rock n roll sounds of music from The Blind. Ken Savage & The Best Kept Secret will perform their high-energy show that includes classic oldies, rhythm and blues, smooth jazz and other popular hits. The Dallas Jazz Orchestra will perform an inspirational concert and much more. Don’t forget your sunscreen and chairs/blankets. Parking is limited! Patrons should carpool and plan to arrive early! DART will be available. For a schedule and event details, please visit http://www.firewheeltowncenter.com
Jul. 3, 2010 – 38th Annual 4th of July Fireworks show (Denton, TX)
The Denton Kiwanis Club will hold their 38th Annual 4th of July Fireworks show on Saturday July 3 at the University of North Texas Fouts Field. Admission is free, gates open at 5:30 pm with activities for the entire family including bounce houses for the kids, concessions and love music. The fireworks show will begin at dusk. For more information you can visit our website at http://www.dentonkiwanisclub.org
Jul. 3, 2010 – Quad Cities Family 4th of July Fireworks Celebration (North Richland Hills, TX)
The fifth annual Chesapeake Energy Family 4th Fireworks Show presented by the Cities of North Richland Hills, Haltom City, Richland Hills, and the Northeast Chamber of Commerce is right around the corner. This year’s fireworks show will be held on Saturday, July 3rd at The Hills Shopping Center, located at 6351 Boulevard 26. Admission and parking are free. Concessions will be sold. The fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. and tune into 91.3 FM KDKR to hear patriotic music accompanying the fireworks. No personal fireworks or outdoor grilling is allowed and this is a litter-free, alcohol free family celebration. For any questions regarding the event, please phone 817.281.9376 or visit http://www.nrhtx.com
Jul. 3, 2010 – City of Frisco’s 8th Annual Frisco Freedom Fest (Frisco, TX)
Frisco Freedom Fest at Pizza Hut Park marks its ninth year as the city’s premier, signature event! Just like the community, Frisco’s July 4th celebration continues to grow! The biggest fireworks extravaganza in North Texas. For more information, please visit http://www.friscofreedomfest.org
Jul. 4, 2010 – DeSoto & Lancaster Old Fashioned 4th Fireworks Show (Desoto, TX)
The cities of DeSoto and Lancaster have once again combined their budgets to put on an awesome fireworks show. All DeSoto and Lancaster residents, and any others who love a great fireworks show, are invited to bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and come out to Grimes Park located at 501 East Wintergreen Road in Desoto, Texas The entertainment starts at 6 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Details at http://www.ci.desoto.tx.us
Jul. 4, 2010- Annual Independence Day Celebration (Flower Mound, TX)
Come join the Town of Flower Mound in celebrating the annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza a free family event at Bakersfield Park, 1201 Duncan Lane. Gates open at 7 p.m. with concessions and children’s activities including a bounce house, giant slide, obstacle course, and rock wall, and face painting. The Walton Stout Band will play from 8 – 9:30 p.m. and the fireworks show is scheduled to begin at 9:25 p.m. No glass, alcohol, or tobacco products may be brought to the park. The free fireworks show and parking at Bakersfield Park are sponsored by the North Texas Tollway Authority. The rainout date for the event is Monday, July 5. Please call 972.874.7275 or visit http://www.flower-mound.com for more information on the Town of Flower Mound Independence Celebrations.
Jul. 4, 2010 – 28th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza Over Lake Grapevine (Grapevine, TX)
On July 4 at 9:30 p.m., find your spot and stake a claim near Lake Grapevine Be prepared to be astonished by the fireworks spectacular, which can be viewed from any lakeside location as well as several other spots throughout Grapevine. Admission is free at most viewing locations. Some parks along Lake Grapevine may charge a minimal admission fee. Visit http://www.grapevinetexasusa.com
Jul. 4, 2010 – Red White & Lewisville, Fireworks and Festival (Lewisville, TX)
The city’s annual Red White & Lewisville fireworks show, will be held July 4 around Vista Ridge Mall. The spectacular fireworks show will start shortly after dark at approximately 9:30 p.m. The best viewing opportunities will be on the South side of Vista Ridge Mall and along the 121 Bypass. For more information please call 972.219.3401 or please visit http://www.cityoflewisville.com or http://www.visitlewisville.com
Jul. 4, 2010 – All-American Fourth Fireworks Show (Plano, TX)
Celebrate Independence Day 2010 at Plano’s All-American Fourth FIREWORKS event! It’s one of the best light shows ever, so bring your family, friends, lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy it. Tune into 97.5 KLAK radio for a simulcast of the fireworks show which will be synchronized to patriotic music. For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 972-941-7250 or visit http://www.planoparks.org Location: Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve, 2601 Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX