Without a doubt, Independence Day celebrations for 2020 are unlike previous years! Each year, Fort Worth Moms publishes a roundup of events happening around the Tarrant County area. This list is updated with events and activities still happening (as of publish date). We are keeping a close eye on changes and new restrictions and/or ordinances that would impact the events listed below.
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July 4th Fest Presented by Coca-Cola (Six Flags in Arlington) \ July 3 – 6 \ Each night will feature a fireworks and laser show around 9:45 p.m. Admission costs vary.
Arlington 4th of July Parade (Downtown) \ Saturday, July 4 \ 9:00 a.m. \ Find a spot early and enjoy this two-hour patriotic parade that covers two miles through downtown Arlington and the College Park District. This event is free.
Burleson Lions Club 4th of July Parade \ Saturday, July 4 \ 9:00 a.m. \ The 16th annual event is organized by Burleson Lions Charitable Programs, Inc. This event is free.
4th of July Fireworks \ Saturday, July 4 \ 9:00 p.m. \ Get ready to view a spectacular fireworks show set to patriotic music, which is scheduled to start around 9:20 p.m. This event is free.
Coyote Drive-In \ Friday & Saturday, July 3 & 4 \ Tickets must be purchased online. \ Choose the movie you want to see and enjoy a fireworks show as well! Two for the price of one!
Fort Worth’s Fourth (Panther Island Pavilion) \ Saturday, July 4 \ Firework show only at 9:20 p.m. \ Watch the largest fireworks show on the Fourth of July in North Texas from the comfort of your home, backyard, or balcony. The show will be larger and taller this year so it can be seen from a distance.
Granbury’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration \ July 3 – 4 \ The community’s signature event draws tens of thousands to Granbury with a parade, contests, rodeo, live shows, and acclaimed fireworks. Free admission.
July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza (Lake Grapevine) \ Saturday, July 4 \ 9:30 p.m. \ This 24-minute fireworks show, starting at 9:30 p.m., can be viewed from any lakeside location. Some parks along Lake Grapevine may charge a minimal admission fee.
Roanoke’s 3rd of July \ Friday, July 3 \ 7:30 p.m. \We are excited to announce Roanoke’s first ever VIRTUAL 3rd of July Experience! On July 3rd, you’ll be able to tune in live at 7:30 p.m. on Roanoke’s social media and website to enjoy live music, magic, fireworks, and more.
Stars & Stripes \ Friday, July 3 \ 9:30 p.m. \ This year’s festivities will include a special commemorative video released on social media on July 3 and fireworks shot from Bicentennial Park. The park will be closed Friday, July 3, and will not be open for viewing the fireworks.