Dallas and Fort Worth celebrate America's birthday with colorful parades, picnics, and pool parties during the day and fantastic fireworks at night. Visit the area's largest parks such as Dallas Arboretum or Klyde Warren Park for their special programs, go for a refreshing dip at Twin Point Park Beach, or spend the day on carnival rides at the famous Fair Park.
Fort Worth's Fourth at Panther Island Pavilion (July 4, 2023)
Fort Worth's 4th of July celebration is famous for the largest fireworks show in North Texas. The main celebration, held at Panther Island Pavilion, offers many free activities for the whole family, traditional fun, and live country music on the Trinity River shore. Usually, the diverse program features face painting, bounce houses, tubing, ziplining, horseback riding, and water shows all day long. The night ends with a breathtaking fireworks show.
Rowlett Fireworks on Main (July 4, 2023)
Also, you might like to check out the Fireworks on Main event in Dallas' eastern suburb of Rowlett. The festival is held at Pecan Grove Park and offers free activities suitable for the whole family. The program's highlights include live music, food vendors, a kids' corn tournament, and fireworks, launched from the lakeside.
Fair Park Fourth (July 4, 2023)
The largest Independence Day celebration in the Dallas area, Fair Park's 4th of July is free to the public. The entertainment program includes music, inflatables, crafts, and children's activities. In addition to the Midway with rides and games for an admission fee, the park features music, concession stands, and lots of delicious food. Also, many people rent Swan Boats on the Leonhardt Lagoon to enjoy some paddling. However, the main attraction is the fireworks show that starts at 9:30 pm.