Where to celebrate the 4th of July in Dallas, Plano, Frisco and elsewhere
Where to celebrate the 4th of July in Dallas, Plano, Frisco and elsewhere

Celebrate Independence Day with a bang in North Texas! From fireworks to festivals, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is gearing up for an exciting weekend of patriotic events. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly parade in Plano, a spectacular fireworks display in Frisco, or a star-studded concert in Dallas, we’ve put together a guide to help you make the most of your 4th of July festivities.

When: July 1, 2024 | 5:00 p.m.

Where: Frontier Park, 1551 W. Frontier Parkway, Prosper
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Organized by Cedarbrook Media and Prosper, this event features live music, family activities and a fireworks display. Enjoy kids’ areas, live performances and food trucks throughout the evening. Last year, over 20,000 people came out to celebrate patriotism with flag ceremonies and culminating with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk. Arrive early to find parking and make the most of the festivities.

When: July 1, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: The Monument Realty PGA District | 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Celebrate Independence Day at the official grand opening of PGA Frisco’s Monument Realty PGA District. Enjoy high-energy musical entertainment by Limelight, indulge in culinary delights and participate in carnival games. The evening’s highlight is a spectacular modern drone and traditional fireworks display. Free tickets are no longer available, but an Omni Resorts package offers guests 20% off their accommodations at the new resort and access to the event.

When: July 3, 2024 | 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 4970 Addison Cir, Addison
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Addison Kaboom Town draws over half a million visitors each year for its famous Independence Day celebrations. Visitors can attend watch parties at various locations, including Addison Circle Park, which feature a 25-minute fireworks display. Live performances by bands like Big City Outlaws and Emerald City add to the excitement. Tickets for the park’s watch party go on sale June 5.

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When: July 3, 2024 | 7:00 p.m.

Where: 901 E 15th Street, Plano
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Revive your patriotism Saturday with a free concert by the Plano Community Band at Haggard Park in the Downtown Plano Historic Arts District. Bring family and friends and enjoy an evening of music outdoors.

When: July 4, 2024 | 12:00 to 18:00

Where: Texas Pool | 901 Springbrook Drive, Plano
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Escape the heat and still celebrate America’s birthday with a party at Texas Pool. For $10, enjoy food, pool games, and fun in the sun with friends and family. Veterans and active military members are admitted free with ID.

When: July 4, 2024 | 3:00 p.m.

Where: The Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson
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Don’t miss Honoring the Armed Forces at the Eisemann Center in Richardson with Patriotic Pops. This afternoon concert offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy patriotic classics such as The Star-Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful and God Bless America. The concert will also include a moving salute to the Armed Forces.

When: July 4, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Downtown McKinney
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McKinney has prepared a day-long celebration that includes a parade at 10 a.m. and a street festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown McKinney. Don’t miss the fireworks display and an evening festival at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch.

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When: July 4, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Collin College – Spring Creek Campus | 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano
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Plano is getting ready to celebrate the red, white and blue with a market, floats, free-entry kids area and fireworks. Grab your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the show!

When: July 4, 2024 | 5:00 p.m.

Where: Panther Island Pavilion | 395 Purcey Street, Fort Worth
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One of the largest fireworks displays in North Texas, the 17th annual Fort Worth Fourth invites you to an evening of festival food, drinks, kids’ activities and live music along the Trinity River.

When: July 4, 2024 | 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: Simpson Plaza at City Hall | 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco
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Enjoy Frisco’s biggest 4th of July celebration with your favorite attractions: Party on the Plaza, Taste of Frisco and the patriotic Merchant Village. Stay for the post-game show of FC Dallas and watch the fireworks light up the night sky!

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When: July 4, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: 3555 Brand Road, Richardson
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Get your picnic and blanket ready for an evening under the stars at this patriotic salute. The event is free and open to the entire community. There will be activities for children, the Ricardson Community Band and a fireworks display.

When: July 4, 2024 | 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Fair Park | 3809 Grand Avenue, Dallas
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After two years, Fair Park Fourth invites the public to a day of fun and spectacular fireworks. Bring your kids to enjoy hands-on activities, live music, food trucks, entertainment and more!

When: July 4, 2024 | 1:00 p.m.

Where: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center | 2301 Flora St, Dallas

The Dallas Winds Star-Spangled Spectacular is an annual red, white and blue musical experience held on the Fourth of July. Celebrating patriotism and the American spirit, the event features the famous Dallas Winds Symphony, delivering a breathtaking performance of patriotic and contemporary compositions. In addition to the music, there are also fireworks, hot dogs and ice cream in the air-conditioned environment.

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