It’s that magical time of year again – summer! Celebrating our country’s birthday with cookouts and fireworks is as American as apple pie. Lucky for you, TCI has compiled a list of the best shows in DFW this year, starting on July 1.
For those who want to start celebrating early:
Rockin’ the River at Panther Island Pavilion, Free Admission, July 1, 8, 15, 22 and August 5
In case you want to start the celebration early, head out to Fort Worth. Grab a tube, enjoy local bands, and catch a fireworks show in this weekly celebration (taking place each Saturday from July 1 until August 5). Shows start at 2:15 p.m. and fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.
Kaboom Town at Addison Circle Park, Free Admission, July 3
Considered one of the best firework displays in the country, the ground for this free show opens at 4 p.m. and the fireworks begin just after dark. While the front and center seats go quickly, all you have to do is look up in Addison to see the show.
Red, White & Boom on the Bridge at Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Free Admission, July 3
Starting at 6 p.m., the party on the bridge begins with music and food trucks, plus the eateries located within Trinity Groves. Fireworks will begin after dark.
Rangers Post-Game Fireworks at Globe Life Park, Tickets Required, July 3
Want to root for the home team while celebrating? After the Rangers vs. Red Sox game, stick around for the spectacular fireworks show.
Celebration Shows on the 4th:
Community Fireworks Display on Josey Ranch Lake in Carrollton, Free Admission, July 4
Visitors are welcome to picnic in the park but space is limited. Firework show will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza on Lake Grapevine, Free Admission, July 4
Rain or shine, the celebration will go on at Lake Grapevine. Guests can view fireworks from any lakeside location, beginning around 9:30 p.m.
Fair Park Fourth at Fair Park, Free Admission, Pay for Parking, July 4
Perfect for those who want to start celebrating early! Gates open at 12 p.m., with the fireworks scheduled at 9:45 p.m.
Fort Worth’s Fourth on Panther Island Pavilion, Free Admission, July 4
If live music and tubing are your thing, then let the celebration continue back in Fort Worth! Opening at 2 p.m., F-16 fighter jets are scheduled to fly-over at 8 p.m. and fireworks are to follow.