Five of the Best Local Firework Displays to Celebrate July Fourth in DFW
Every Fourth of July, our surrounding communities help celebrate Independence Day with spectacular firework displays. Oftentimes, the firework shows are preceded by special events and activities during the day. The festivities are a great opportunity for us to spend some time with friends and neighbors. So pick a firework display, grab some extra blankets or lawn chairs and bug spray, and invite the family next door to join you for a fun evening outside!
Here are five of the best and brightest Fourth of July celebrations happening nearby:
1. All American Fourth Fireworks
Check out the City of Plano’s All American Fourth from 6:00-10:00 PM on Tuesday, July 4 at Red Tail Pavilion (formerly Oak Point Amphitheater). Parking can be found at Collin College, and food and beverages will be available for purchase. There will also be a vendor market, static parade floats from Rotary Clubs of Plano, a free kid zone, and additional gifts and treats to celebrate Plano's 150th birthday. No pets allowed.
The parade begins at 7:30 PM and the fireworks start at 9:30 PM.
2. Frisco Freedom Fest
The City of Frisco's ever-popular Freedom Fest family celebration is back and bigger than ever! Weekend events begin on Monday, July 3 with four fun events including a cornhole tournament and fun run. Come back the next day for activities for the kids, and an assortment of concessions and restaurants at the "Taste of Frisco." The fun culminates with a fireworks extravaganza at approximately 9:45 PM, after the end of the FC Dallas game. Visit the Freedom Fest event page for additional information and a detailed schedule.
3. McKinney Red, White and BOOM!
The City of McKinney has its own Independence Day traditions. This year's events begin on July 3 at Gabe Nesbitt Community Park with music, food, kids’ activities, a concert, and a fireworks display. The fun continues on Tuesday, July 4 with a parade and block party in downtown McKinney, starting at 10 AM. Find more information and detailed schedule here.
4. Sachse's Red, White & Blue Blast
The City of Sachse’s annual Red, White & Blue Blast will be held on Monday, July 3 at Heritage Park. There will be live entertainment by the Party Machine band, food trucks, yard games, a Splashdown provided by the Sachse Fire Department. Fireworks begin at 9:30 PM!
5. Kaboom Town
Free general admission tickets for the return of Addison's impressive Kaboom Town and Freedom Flyover on Monday, July 3 are all claimed, but you can still join the fun and watch the fireworks at 9:30 PM from one of the many restaurants and hotels in Addison. Many of locations are hosting watch parties with live music, dancing, and food/drink specials. For more information, look here.
No matter how you decide to celebrate freedom and the birth of our nation, enjoy the holiday with friends and loved ones!