Best 4th of July Events in Dallas

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It’s time to put on your Red, White, and Blue to get ready for the best 4th of July events in Dallas. There are so many fun celebrations and more exciting things to do in Dallas. From firework shows to all-day celebrations, the best food spots, and more, keep scrolling and start making your 4th of July plans.  

4th of July Events in Dallas

Addison Kaboom Town!

One of the most iconic 4th of July events in Dallas is Kaboom Town! at Addison Circle Park. blast with amazing fireworks, new Addison Airport Freedom Flyover, lots of delicious food and drinks, live music, and so much more! Admission is free, however, tickets are required for all ages for entry. Addison restaurants will also be hosting watch parties throughout town.

Event Details
🗓 July 3 | 5:00pm–11:00pm
📍 Addison Circle Park 
🎟 Free

Fair Park Fourth

Join one of our favorite 4th of July events in Dallas, Fair Park Fourth! Fair Park Fourth is featuring hands-on activities for kids, local vendors, live music, entertainment, food trucks, and of course a spectacular firework show. Experience the show from inside the iconic Cotton Bowl Stadium.

Event Details
🗓 July 4 | 4:30pm–11:00pm
📍 Fair Park
🎟 Free

Plano's All American 4th 2022

Mark your calendars for one of the most fun 4th of July events in Dallas. Bring blankets, coolers, and lawn chairs, and have a blast! Food and drinks will be available to purchase. The fireworks will start around 9:30pm.

Event Details
🗓 July 4 | 6:00pm–10:00pm
📍 Collin College
🎟 Free

Red, White, & Groove feat. Old 97's

Head to downtown and join an epic 4th of July celebration at the AT&T Discovery District. Summer Dean & Matt Hillyer will kick off the party, followed by Nikki Lane and Devon Gilfillian you won’t want to miss this show!

Event Details
🗓 July 4 | 4:00pm–10:00pm
📍 AT&T Discovery District 
🎟 Free

Independence Day Celebration at Klyde Warren Park

Nothing says summer like 4th of July treats and patriotic tunes. Get your crew together and head to Klyde Warren Park. Sample goodies from a variety of vendors and enjoy music and other fun family activities before the big firework show at the end of the night.

Event Details
🗓 July 2 | 6:00pm–10:00pm
📍 Klyde Warren Park
🎟 Free

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📷 Panther Island Pavilion | @PantherIslandPavilion

Fort Worth’s Fourth

Celebrate the 4th of July with the largest fireworks show in North Texas at Fort Worth’s Fourth. Space out along the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion and enjoy an evening of festival food, drinks, live music, and a fireworks show. Gates open at 6pm, and the fireworks show will start at 9:30pm. Admission is free!

Event Details
🗓 July 4 | 5:00pm–10:30pm
📍 Panther Island Pavilion
🎟 Free

Light Up Arlington

Celebrate Independence Day with a spectacular firework display on Sunday, July 3 in Downtown Arlington. Festivities will be held from 6pm to 10:30pm, with the free fireworks display set to begin at 9:50pm. Join the Arlington Independence Day Parade on July 4th for some more family fun.

Event Details
🗓 July 3 | 6:00pm–10:00pm
📍 Downtown Arlington
🎟 Free

Frisco Freedom Fest

Celebrate 4th of July in Frisco! The Frisco Freedom fest will be featuring an  fun activities, including the Children’s Expo, a Community Stage, a Hometown Hero Exhibit showcasing the police and fire departments, local restaurants, and a Patriotic Vendor Village. End the night with one of the largest fireworks finales in the area, following the conclusion of the FC Dallas match at Toyota Stadium.

Event Details
🗓 July 4 | 3:00pm–11:00pm
📍 Simpson Plaza
🎟 Free

Red, White and Boom McKinney, Texas

Enjoy a full day of 4th of July freedom fun in McKinney. Red, White, and BOOM! kicks off Independence Day with Downtown events: a hometown parade, a classic car, truck, and cycle show, endless dining and shopping options, live music, family activities, and of course, fireworks!

Event Details
🗓 July 4 | 12:00pm–10:00pm
📍 Historic Downtown McKinney
🎟 Free

All-American Bar Crawl

Put on your red, white, and blue and kick off this year’s 4th of July weekend with a fun bar crawl in Deep Ellum. Participating bars include Backyard, Electric Shuffle, Off The Cuff, Bottle Blonde, and many more! Don’t miss out on the fun!

Event Details
🗓 July 2 | 3:00pm–11:00pm
📍 Backyard
🎟 $15

More 4th of July Events in Dallas

More Stuff to Do For 4th of July in Dallas

Head to the Lake

Lake days are our favorite kinds of days, and luckily, there are plenty of lakes around Dallas. Pack up your family or friends and spend the 4th of July weekend out on the lake boating, swimming, fishing, and so much more.

Top Texas Road Trips From Dallas

Want to take a road trip to enjoy this long weekend? We’ve created a list of the top Texas road trips from Dallas for you! Whether you’re looking for some great food, fun activities, an outdoor adventure, or just some time to relax, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Let’s pack our bags and hit the road!

Let's Have Some Fun at A Water Park

Beat the heat this 4th of July in Dallas and head to one of the many water parks in and around the city. From relaxing lazy rivers to thrilling long winding waterslides, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Spend The Day at a Rooftop Pool

What better way to spend 4th of July than at the best rooftop pools in downtown Dallas? Enjoy a stunning view while taking a dip in the pool and sipping a refreshing cocktail this 4th of July weekend in Dallas. Most hotel pools offer day passes

The Best Food for 4th of July in Dallas

The Best BBQ in Dallas

Is there any better food to indulge in on the 4th of July in Dallas than authentic BBQ? Dallas has so many great spots to satisfy your craving for tender brisket, ribs, sausage, and more. Not to forget about all the delicious sides including mac and cheese, coleslaw, and potato salad. 

Tasty Burgers in Dallas

Are you craving a delicious burger as much as we do?! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite burgers in Dallas for you! No need to cook this 4th of July in Dallas.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With Some Ice Cream

There is no 4th of July celebration without some delicious sweet treats. To cool off, we found some of the most delicious ice cream shops in Dallas for you. From soft-serve ice cream to ice cream flights, ice cream stuffed donuts, ice cream sandwiches, or just your regular scoop of ice cream, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Dallas City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Dallas area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinDallas on Instagram and Facebook.