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Are you up for an all-day celebration with dancing, live music, food, drink, and fun in the sun?  Or a quiet low-key evening on a picnic blanket with your loved ones? Whatever your pleasure, North Texas has a myriad of options for everyone starting early in the morning through the late night.   

And let's not forget how lucky we are to be living in the USA!


Allen, TX

Market Street Allen USA Celebration

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
  • 4 pm - 10 pm
  • Celebration Park (701 Angel Parkway)

The city of Allen’s early Independence Day event features a 20- to 25-minute fireworks show choreographed and produced by Pyrotechnico. The fun also includes music by Emerald City Band, Dennis DeYoung performing the music of Styx, Heidi Zetti Band, the Indecision, the Kassy Levels Band and blues artist Joey Love. There’ll also be a guest appearance by Radio Disney Live’s Dylan Riley Snyder. Food, inflatables, crafts and games round out the day’s attractions.


Garland, TX

Garland Star-Spangled Spectacular

  • Monday, July 4, 2016
  • 4 pm - 10 pm
  • Fire wheel Town Center

Firewheel Town Center, in conjunction with the City of Garland, will celebrate our nation’s independence with a full afternoon of family fun during Star Spangled Spectacular from 4 – 10 p.m. on the Fourth of July. Families will enjoy face-painting, bounce houses, games and Food Truck Alley during Star Spangled Spectacular. Additionally, 92.1 Hank FM Party Patrol will be onsite from 4 – 7 p.m. with games, live music, and even more fun. The event will culminate with a patriotic fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. Firewheel Town Center retailers will join the celebration by adding great summer sales and in-store events throughout the day.


McKinney, TX

Red, White and Boom

  • Monday, July 4, 2016
  • 10 am - 10 pm
  • Historic Downtown McKinney

Begin the day with a classic Fourth of July Parade at 10:00 am, followed by a Classic Car Show from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Both events are held in Historic Downtown McKinney. At 7:00 pm the event moves to the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch where from 7:00 - 9:30 pm families enjoy activities, food and live entertainment. At 9:45 the fireworks begin.


Parker, TX

Celebrate Freedom

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
  • 8 am - 11 pm
  • Southfork Ranch (3700 Hogge Road)

Pack up your foldable tents and umbrellas and take them to KLTY-FM (94.9)’s Christian music concert and festival that features music by TobyMac, Capital Kings, Switchfoot, Kenton Duty, Bonnie Curry, Royal Tailor, Kingsdown and many others. The musical event will also include the Children’s Village, featuring a 6-acre inflatable amusement park and performances by Kidstand, as well as the Artist Village, the Super Village, the Cool Zone and the Pastor’s Corner. The event will have food and drinks for purchase. The celebration will end with a fireworks show.


Plano, TX

All American Fourth

  • Monday, July 4, 2016
  • 5 pm - 10 pm
  • 2801 E. Spring Creek Pkwy Plano, TX 75074

Plano’s All-American Fourth firework show at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and the whole family to watch the spectacular fireworks choreographed to music and simulcast on 97.5 KLAK. Admission and parking are free.


Richardson, TX

Richardson's 4th of July Celebration

  • Monday, July 4, 2016
  • 6 pm - 10 pm
  • Breckinridge Park

Sparks will fly at the City of Richardson’s annual “Family 4th Celebration” on Monday, July 4, at Breckinridge Park. This traditional, patriotic salute is free and open to the entire community. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and/or lawn chairs and enjoy the evening under the stars!


Sachse, TX

Red, White, & Blue Blast

  • Saturday, July 2, 2016
  • 6 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Heritage Park (4408 Hudson Dr.)

Sachse's Annual Red, White & Blue Blast includes live entertainment, activities, food, vendors, bounce houses, contests, face painting, and of course, fireworks. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and bug spray! and join them for an evening of good, old-fashioned family fun. The fun begins with a parade at 6:00 pm and culminates with fireworks at 9:30 pm.


Wylie, TX

Bluegrass on Ballard

  • Saturday, July 2, 2016
  • 10 am - 10 pm
  • Historic Downtown Wylie (Ballard Ave & Olde City Park)

Wylie will indeed be wide awake July 2 for Bluegrass on Ballard, a free festival featuring top bands, a car show, arts and crafts and great food. The event in historic downtown Wylie breathes new life into the city’s longtime moniker and continues the tradition of drawing citizens and members of neighboring communities into the heart of the city.

The day begins at 10 am with arts and crafts vendors in Olde City Park, a chili cook-off, and great food and goes through the evening with a 150+ car show and bands performing from 3 to 10 pm.


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