Guide to Fourth of July Events in Tarrant County

Guide to Fourth of July Events in Tarrant County

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

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Click on each city to find Independence Day events linked alphabetically. 

Arlington Independence Day Parade :: Thursday, 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!

Light Up Arlington :: Saturday, June 29 :: 6:00 – 10:30 p.m. :: Enjoy live music, family-friendly activities, and food. The traditional fireworks show in downtown starts at 9:50 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Burleson Lions Club Independence Day Parade :: Thursday, July 4 :: 9:00 a.m. :: The 20th annual event features a traditional, patriotic parade in Old Town Burleson. Admission is free.

Red, White & BTX :: Thursday, July 4 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Gates at Chisenhall Fields open at 5:00 p.m., with a concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:20 p.m. Bring your blanket for a picnic. Food trucks will be on site. This family-fun event is free.

Stars and Guitars :: Friday, June 21 :: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Every weekend before the Fourth, Colleyville celebrates with fireworks, concerts, and food trucks at City Hall. This year, country music star Rhett Akins headlines the event. This is a free concert and fireworks show.

Celebration of Freedom :: Saturday, July 6 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Celebrate in Crowley with music, a little shopping, and of course, a fireworks show at Bicentennial Park scheduled for 9:30 p.m. Free shuttle service will be provided at H.F. Stevens Middle School. Admission is free.

Fort Worth’s Fourth :: Thursday, July 4 :: 3:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Panther Island Pavilion will host a day of summer fun with swimming, kids’ activities, live music, fresh food and cold drinks, and patriotic fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m. Parking lots will open at 3:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Hometown Fourth of July Celebration :: July 4 – 7 :: The community’s signature event draws tens of thousands to Granbury with a parade, live entertainment, and its acclaimed fireworks show at dusk. The parade starts at 9:00 a.m. on July 4 at Granbury High School. The festival continues through Friday at Granbury Historic Square with artisan vendors.  Admission is free.

Lone Stars and Stripes Fireworks Festival :: Wednesday, July 3 :: 3:00 – 10:00 p.m. ::  Celebrate at Lone Star Park with horse racing and a fireworks show set to music. Kids can enjoy the petting zoo, pony rides, face painters, airbrush tattoo artists, inflatable slides, obstacle course, and games. General admission is $10. Parking is $20.

Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks :: Friday, June 28 :: 6:00 p.m. :: Haslet’s annual Independence Day event has an all-new venue at Haslet Community Park. Enjoy a train ride, bounce houses, rock climbing, and foam pit. Vendors open at 6:00 p.m. The fireworks show will begin just after dark. Admission is free.

Family 4th (on the 3rd) :: Wednesday, July 3 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Families will gather at BISD Plaza for an evening of free games, bounce houses, and food trucks. Enjoy live music by the Texas All-Star Jazz Orchestra beginning at 7:30 p.m. The fireworks and drone show takes place from 9:30 – 10:00 p.m. 

Mansfield Rocks :: June 28, 29 & July 3 :: Several days of family fun, concerts at The LOT Downtown, and fireworks are planned for Mansfield Rocks. Tickets for the fireworks frenzy and fireworks show at Mansfield Hawaiian Falls are $40 per person. Get the full calendar and prices online.

Red, White & YOU :: Thursday, July 4 :: 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. :: Enjoy Independence Day at The Link Plaza in Richland Hills. The fun begins with a patriotic parade at 8:30 a.m. followed by free rides, activities, live music by The Inspiration Band, a classic car show, and more. Admission is free.

Stars & Stripes :: Wednesday, July 3 :: 5:00 – 11:00 p.m. :: The city of Southlake will host its annual celebration of freedom and independence at Southlake Town Square with festival food, activities for all ages, and a dazzling fireworks show. Admission is free.

Spark in the Park :: Thursday, July 4 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: There will be water slides for kids, so bring bathing suits, sunscreen, and towels. The event features country music with the Eli Young Band, food trucks, and spectacular fireworks at Heritage Park.

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Amanda entered the world of publishing while selling newspaper ads in Denver. She currently serves as an editorial contributor to homegrown publications as well as reviews creative writing for a literary journal based in Baltimore. With a son headed to college and daughter starting 5th grade, she can be found attending school events, helping with science projects, and proofing essays. Amanda's pastimes include discovering vintage artwork, experimenting with new recipes, and trying to keep the garden alive.


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