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Light Up the Sky: Best North Texas Fireworks

Light Up the Sky: Best North Texas Fireworks

From family gatherings to delicious food to freedom – there’s a lot to look forward to when it comes to the 4th of July. But Independence Day is incomplete without a dazzling fireworks display to light up the sky! No matter your location across Dallas/Fort Worth and Waco, there’s a Texas Fireworks display or festival near you this July 4th.

4th of July – Live Music & Fireworks Show

Rockwall, TX – Harry Myers Park | July 4th

Join the patriotic fun at Rockwall’s 4th of July – Live Music & Fireworks Show! Featuring music, food trucks, parachute jumps and an unforgettable fireworks show that is even longer than last year’s, you’ll want to arrive early to grab a good spot as the event kicks off at 7 p.m.!

Addison Kaboom Town!

Addison, TX – Addison Circle Park | July 3rd

Drawing massive crowds each year, Addison Kaboom Town! offers an unforgettable fireworks extravaganza. The park provides ample space for families to picnic and enjoy live music, tasty food, and various activities throughout the day. As the sun sets, prepare to be amazed by one of the most spectacular firework displays in Texas, synchronized to a lively musical soundtrack.

All-American Fourth

Plano, TX – Collin College Spring Creek Campus | July 4th

An exciting day filled with family-friendly fun, Plano’s All-American Fourth features food, beverages, games and a dazzling fireworks show. Spread out your picnic blanket on the park’s spacious green lawns and enjoy a memorable evening of fireworks against the beautiful natural backdrop.

Crape Myrtle Festival and Fireworks Show

Waxahachie, TX – Waxahachie Sports Complex | July 3rd & 4th

Waxahachie, known for its picturesque historic downtown and beautiful crape myrtle trees, hosts an annual Crape Myrtle Festival. The festival takes place over two days and features live music, food vendors, crafts, and a spectacular fireworks show. Grab a spot at Getzendaner Park or along the Waxahachie Creek Hike and Bike Trail to witness the stunning fireworks display amidst the charming small town ambiance.

Fair Park Fourth

Dallas, TX – Fair Park | July 4th

Head to Fair Park in Dallas for the Fair Park Fourth celebration, where you’ll find an abundance of family-friendly fun. Enjoy a day full of games, live music, local vendors and food trucks. As dusk approaches, settle in at the Cotton Bowl Stadium or the surrounding areas to witness a magnificent fireworks show that will leave you in awe.

Fireworks Extravaganza

Grapevine, TX – Great Wolf Lodge | July 4th

Due to extremely high water levels at Grapevine Lake, the event has relocated the launch site for the annual Fireworks Extravaganza to the Great Wolf Lodge – located at 100 Great Wolf Drive. Find a great viewing spot and hit “play” on the accompanying music in the event link to enjoy this amazing fireworks display on Independence Day!

Fort Worth’s Fourth

Fort Worth, TX – Panther Island Pavilion | July 4th

Celebrate Independence Day at Fort Worth’s Fourth, an annual event held at Panther Island Pavilion. This family-friendly festival offers a diverse range of activities, including water slides, tubing, live music, zip-lining, and more. As the night sky darkens, find a spot along the banks of the Trinity River to enjoy a stunning fireworks display reflecting over the water.

Fourth on the Brazos

Waco, TX – Touchdown Alley next to McLane Stadium | July 4th

Fourth on the Brazos is Waco’s annual July 4th celebration at Touchdown Alley next to Baylor’s McLane Stadium, featuring live music, food trucks and a spectacular fireworks show. The event is free and open to the public, with gates opening at 6 p.m. and fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Frisco Freedom Fest

Frisco, TX – Frisco Square | July 3rd & 4th

Known for its sports and entertainment districts, the city of Frisco is home to the popular Independence Day celebration Frisco Freedom Fest. This two-day festival includes a variety of activities such as a 5K glow run, cornhole tournament, dachshund dash, children’s activities, live music and a fireworks finale.

Hometown 4th of July

Granbury, TX – Bakersfield Park | July 4th – 7th

Spanning four exciting days, Granbury’s Hometown 4th of July celebration offers a variety of fun-filled activities and festivities for everyone to enjoy. And as the sun sets on the evening of July 4th, the excitement will reach an all-time high with a breathtaking fireworks display that will light up the night sky over beautiful Lake Granbury.

Independence Fest

Flower Mound, TX – Bakersfield Park | July 4th

Flower Mound’s Independence Fest is an exciting annual event that brings the community together for a day of fun. Taking place at Bakersfield Park, celebrate 4th of July with live music from Grammy-nominated country singer/songwriter Pat Green, food vendors, a kids zone, and a captivating fireworks display.

July Jubilee

Denton, TX – Quakertown Park & the Denton Civic Center | July 3rd

Celebrate Independence Day at Denton’s July Jubilee with activities for all ages! This free, family-friendly event offers live music, local food vendors, inflatables, games, rock climbing, face painting, photo opportunities, a hot dog eating contest and a spectacular drone show to end the evening.

Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Festival

Grand Prairie, TX – Lone Star Park | July 3rd & 4th

Have a horse lover in your household? Celebrate freedom at Grand Prairie’s Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Festival with live music, food vendors and horse races. As night falls, settle in for a magnificent fireworks show that lights up the sky, creating a truly memorable experience.

Mansfield Rocks Fireworks Spectacular

Mansfield, TX – Hawaiian Falls | July 3rd

Enjoy all your favorite rides and attractions at Hawaiian Falls Mansfield for the Mansfield Rocks Fireworks Spectaular! As evening approaches, join the DJ dance party and indulge in specialty Independence Day beverages and food, with all rides open until sunset, culminating in a spectacular fireworks display to celebrate America’s independence.

Red, White, and BOOM!

McKinney, TX – Gabe Nesbitt Community Park | July 4th

Bringing together residents and visitors for a day of festivities, McKinney’s Red, White, and BOOM! is a beloved tradition. Historic Downtown McKinney sets the stage for live music, food vendors, children’s activities, and a vibrant street fair. As the sun sets, find a spot downtown to watch a fireworks display that adds sparkle to the night sky.

Southlake Stars & Stripes

Southlake, TX – Southlake Town Square | July 4th

Experience the sparkle at Southlake Stars & Stripes, where freedom and festivity unite! This 25th annual event brings the community together with festival foods, engaging activities for all ages and a breathtaking fireworks display honoring our nation’s freedom.

Spark in the Park

Weatherford, TX – Heritage Park Grounds | July 4th

Head over to Weatherford and experience Spark in the Park, a must-attend event for the whole family. Enjoy a variety of food vendors, kids’ water slides, live music from the Eli Young Band and one of the largest fireworks displays in North Texas that can be seen from miles away.