Guide to Fourth of July Events in Fort Worth

Looking for Independence Day parades and events? We have options! Most events feature fabulous food, fun games, and lots of fireworks, so bring your blankets, chairs, and wagons!

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Arlington 4th of July Parade (downtown) :: Tuesday, 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!

Fireworks at Six Flags Over Texas :: select weekends, June – August :: More details coming soon!

Burleson Lions Club 4th of July Parade :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 9:00 a.m. :: The 19th annual event is organized by Burleson Lions Charitable Programs, Inc. This event is free.

Red, White & BTX :: Tuesday, July 4 :: Come out early and enjoy the Lions Club Parade at 9:00 a.m. Gates open at 5:00 p.m., with a concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:20 p.m. This event is free! 

Stars and Guitars :: Friday, June 23 :: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Every weekend before the Fourth, Colleyville celebrates with fireworks, concerts, and food trucks. This year country music star Darryl Worley headlines the event. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.

Celebration of Freedom :: Saturday, July 8 :: 5:00 p.m. :: Celebrate in Crowley with music, a little shopping, and of course, a fireworks show! Fireworks are scheduled for 9:30 p.m. Admissions is free.

Concerts in the Garden (Botanic Garden) :: May 26 – June 11 :: This annual event is back for another season! Pack a picnic and bring the whole family out a musicical feast under the stars. Get tickets, take a look at the concert schedule, and find all the details at the website.  

Fort Worth’s Fourth (Panther Island Pavilion) :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 5:00 p.m. :: Watch this Texas-sized fireworks show along the banks of the Trinity River! 

Granbury’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration :: July 1 – 4 :: The community’s signature event draws tens of thousands to Granbury with a parade, contests, rodeo, live shows, and acclaimed fireworks. Parade starts at 9:00 a.m. on the Fourth. Free admission. See website for full schedule.

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza (Lake Grapevine) :: Monday, July 4 :: Lake Grapevine has a weekly fireworks show every Friday night, starting Memorial Day weekend and running through Labor Day weekend. The Independence Day fireworks show starts at 9:30 p.m. See website for parking details.

Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks :: Friday, June 30 :: Haslet’s annual Independence Day event has an all new venue this year- Haslet Community Park. Bring your own chairs, blankets, and bug spray! Vendors open at 6:00 p.m. The fireworks show will begin just after dark. Admission is free.

Family Fourth Fireworks :: Monday, July 3 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Head over to Birdville ISD for a fantastic fireworks show, bounce houses, food trucks, and a concert! Admission is free.    

Mansfield Rocks :: Monday, July 3 :: Come out and celebrate 15 years of family, fun, fireworks, and freedom! Tickets go on sale June 1.

Freedom First Festival :: Sunday, July 2 :: 5:00 – 9:30 p.m. :: Bring the whole family out to celebrate Independence weekend at River’s Edge South! Food trucks will be available, plus tons of free activities and music. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m.   

Stars & Stripes :: Details for this year’s event coming soon! Check the website for updates.

Spark in the Park :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Free event! Bring your kids out for fun water slides (and don’t forget bathing suites, sunscreen, and towels). Country music, food trucks, and of course a spectacular fireworks show at sundown.

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