Join in the festivities at these 4th of July Celebrations in Texas.
Independence Day is an extraordinary time for our country. Texas has diverse cultures and terrain and will have significant celebrations this summer. The Fourth of July is on a Tuesday in 2023. Check out all the 4th of July Celebrations in Texas, and enjoy the festivities in our Lone Star State.
**Currently updated information for 2023.
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4th Of July Celebrations In Texas
Texas towns and cities have never shied away from lighting up the sky with the beautiful combustion of fireworks for entertainment for all. Community gatherings, parades, live music, and festivals are all to share in the patriotic spirit.
There are too many events to list all the 4th of July celebrations in Texas, but we have given it a good start below. Please share other events or festivals in the comments if you know of any. I will also do my best to add more.
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Freedom Over Texas Festival
Houston’s Freedom Over Texas Festival will be held at Eleanor Tinsley Park at Buffalo Bayou. It doesn’t state the date but will feature live entertainment, food booths, and a fireworks display.
Star-Spangled Salute – Houston
The Houston Symphony continues its annual celebration Star-Spangled Salute at Hermann Park’s Miller Outdoor Theatre.
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in the Woodlands offers fireworks and the Houston Symphony’s Star-Spangled Salute on Sunday, July 3, 2022. Gates open at 6:30 pm.
4th of July Parade: Stars and Stripes Forever in The Woodlands, 9 to 11 am.
Pearland will have its Celebration of Freedom on Monday, July 4th, at Independence Park from 6- 10 pm. Expect live music and fun! No pets allowed.
Kemah Boardwalk will offer live music and fireworks over Galveston Bay on Monday, July 4th, at 9:30 pm.
Baytown celebrates its July 4th Festival Sunday AND Monday at Bicentennial Park, with The Band Perry performing on July 4. Tickets are on sale now.
Webster will hold its Annual 4th of July Celebration at Texas Avenue Park on Monday, July 4.
Longview’s annual Fireworks and Freedom Celebration will be held on Monday, July 4, at the Longview Convention Complex, starting at 4 pm. Free.
Freedom Fighter 5K & Lil’ Firecracker Kid’s Dash – Tyler, TX – 7 am.
Fort Worth Fourth at Panther Island Pavilion July 4th – GATES OPEN AT 5 PM. ADMISSION IS FREE! Last year Panther Island had the largest fireworks show in North Texas. Maybe this year too!
Addison Kaboom Town will continue its legacy as one of the best fireworks shows in the country on July 3rd.
Aubrey’s Freedom Fest is on July 4, at Rancho De La Roca, from 5:30 pm to 10 pm. Cost $5-$10.
Frisco Freedom Fest will be held on July 4, at Frisco Square, from 4 pm to 10 pm.
Independent Fest in Flower Mound will be held on July 4, 2022, at Bakersfield Park from 5 pm to 10:30 pm.
Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration and Parade (July 2-4)
Sparks & Stripes Independence Day Celebration on July 4th at Irving Heritage District & Levy Event Plaza
The parade starts at 9 am. Free. Parking is free. The shuttle is $10.
4th Of July Celebrations In Texas continue with McKinney’s Red, White and BOOM! is set for July 4, kicks off downtown with a parade and block party and resumes at McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch.
Plano has an all-weekend planned for the Fourth of July, starting with the All-American 4th Festival at 6 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Check out where parking will be and for all other festivities in Plano, including a pool party and patriotic concert – Plano’s All American 4th of July Weekend.
July 3-4, Waxahachie
Nothing like combining the Waxahachie Crape Myrtle Festival and Parade with the Fourth of July! Festivities include a tailgate party, concert (this year’s show is a tribute to George Strait), fireworks display, kids’ zone, and lots of pretty crape myrtles.
Spark In The Park in Weatherford – 4th of July with a parade.
There are a couple of places celebrating the 4th in Austin.
- Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks is one.
- Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival
- Willie Nelsons July 4th Picnic At Q2 Stadium will be held on July 4, from 12 pm to 3 pm.
Bastrop’s 31st Annual Patriotic Festival is all day on_______ July, starting with a 5k run and ending in fireworks at 9:15 pm.
Round Rock’s Sertoma July 4th Parade and Frontier Days on July 4, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.
San Antonio Area
SA always brings its colorful flair to any celebration. From fiestas to jubilees, this Texas town will not be outdone in patriotic partying.
There is no better place to celebrate Independence Day than the Alamo. Texas Fest will be in the Alamo Garden on July 2, from 3 pm to 9 pm.
San Antonio’s second-most famous landmark has to be the Riverwalk. The Bud Light Stars, Stripes & Lights will run from June 30, to July 4.
Gonzales, TX Star-Spangled Spectular On the 4th of July. Celebrates Independence Day with the largest fireworks show in South Central Texas, hosted by Gonzales Main Street.
Celebrates America’s Birthday in Seguin on July 2-July 9. Freedom Fiesta in Central Park, Saturday, July 2nd, from 6-10 pm. Check out more festivities at Visit Seguin Events.
Central Texas Area
Gather up the family and head to ____________ for free snow cones, free hot dogs, free face painting, free water, and the best firework show ever!
Texas Hill Country
Comfort, Texas, will be hosting its Independence Day Celebration on _______ July 2nd, with a day filled with live music, vendors, games, and a bbq lunch.
Rain or shine, on Monday, July 4, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm, Fredericksburg will celebrate the Fourth Of July on Main Street, starting with its parade.
Corpus Christi Area
Corpus Christi 4th of July – Big Bang Celebration – It all starts at 9:30 pm on Sunday, July 3, beginning with the H-E-B night-time starbursts on Corpus Christi Bay just north of People’s Street T-Head.
Little Bay and Downtown Rockport to celebrate July 4th on the 4th, with a patriotic boat parade at noon. The Wendell Family Fireworks Show is held in the dark.
Port Aransas Fireworks Display on July 4th at Roberts Point Park starting at 8:30 pm.
South Padre Island
Fireworks on the Pier at Clayton’s Beach & Bar Grill start at 9 pm every night. The event is free.
Rio Grande Valley
Brownsville will honor the day with its annual Salute to Freedom. The gate opens at 4 pm on the 4th, with live music and family-friendly activities. Veterans attending the celebration are welcome to free food and refreshments throughout the event!
Enjoy the best fireworks in Texas!!
Happy 4th of July 2023!
Kim Croisant says
Thanks for pointing that out. I sometimes get my towns mixed up and this is one of them. I’ll change it.