DFW Fourth of July Events

Let freedom ring and celebrate our nation’s independence during the long holiday weekend! The DFW Metroplex is home to numerous Fourth of July events with spectacular fireworks displays you won’t want to miss. When you live in a Ladera 55+ community, you’re not far from all of the fun!

2023 DFW Fourth of July Events

Mansfield Rocks 
Monday, July 3
500 Heritage Pkwy. S Mansfield, TX 76063

Come celebrate 15 years of family, fun, freedom, fireworks in Mansfield! The Mansfield Rocks Independence Day festival returns to Big League Dreams and Hawaii Falls. Enjoy games, food, live music, activities, slides, and wave pool at Hawaiian Falls and cap it off with the world class fireworks show. Tickets are $20 per car.

Frisco Freedom Fest
Monday, July 3
4-10 p.m.
8660 Church St, Frisco, TX 75034

There’s something for everyone at Frisco’s Freedom Fest, including a car show, Taste of Frisco food vendors, Party in the Plaza featuring local dancers and singers, a Children’s Expo with exciting rides, a Patriotic Vendor Village, and a salute to Hometown Heroes. The skies will light the night with a 20-minute fireworks show after the FC Dallas game.

Addison Kaboom Town!
Monday, July 3
5-11 p.m.
4970 Addison Cir, Addison, TX 75001

Nationally known for its impressive and unique Independence Day celebrations, Addison’s Kaboom Town features the incredible Addison Airport Airshow, followed by a spectacular fireworks display. General admission tickets to Addison Circle Park are sold out, but you can still view the airshow and fireworks from a nearby restaurant watch party or hotel balcony.

Light Up Arlington
Monday, July 3
6-10:30 p.m.
101 E Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010

This free Arlington festival features top DFW musical acts, vendors, food trucks and plenty of kid-friendly fun. The fireworks display begins at 9:50 p.m.!

McKinney Red, White and BOOM!
Monday, July 3
6-10 p.m.
7001 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75070

The City of McKinney celebrates Independence Day at Red, White and BOOM! with free family activities, live entertainment, and a marvelous fireworks show.

Fair Park Fourth
Tuesday, July 4
4:30-10 p.m.
2809 Grand Ave. Dallas TX, 75210

Free and open to the public, Fair Park Fourth will feature hands-on activities for kids, local market vendors, live music, entertainment, food trucks, and a spectacular firework show. Guests can experience the show from inside the iconic Cotton Bowl Stadium or across Fair Park.

Fort Worth’s Fourth
Tuesday, July 4
5-10 p.m.
395 Purcey St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Fort Worth’s annual Independence Day celebration takes place along the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion. Enjoy an evening of festival food, cold drinks, kids’ activities, live music, and an amazing fireworks show.

Grapevine July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
Tuesday, July 4
9:30 p.m.

Watch a dazzling fireworks extravaganza over Lake Grapevine! There are several viewing locations to choose from varying from no fee to $20 per car.

Little Elm July Jubilee
Tuesday, July 4
4-8 p.m.
701 W Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm, TX 75068, United States

Little Elm’s July Jubilee features two simultaneous fireworks shows on the Fourth of July! One show will be at Little Elm Park, and the other will be at Little Elm High School. Little Elm Park will be open all day with vendors, live music from Empire 6, and so much more!

All American 4th
Tuesday, July 4
6-10 p.m.
2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074.

Plano’s All American 4th begins with a parade and ends with a bang! This free event features food and beverages available for purchase, a kids’ zone, and a fireworks finale. Blankets, law chairs, and coolers are welcome.

Rockwall’s 4th of July Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4
7 p.m.
815 E Washington St. Rockwall, TX 75087

Celebrate the 4th of July with a fireworks show, parade and live music at Harry Myers Park in Rockwall. The best viewing areas are Harry Myers Park, Dobbs Elementary, Tuttle Athletic Complex and the RISD Admin Building.

Southlake Stars and Stripes Festival
Monday, July 3
5-11 p.m.
1400 Main St. Southlake, TX 76092

Make your way to Southlake for an unforgettable night of family-friendly revelry! The annual Southlake Stars and Stripes event features live music, family-friendly activities, and a variety of festive foods transforming the community into one big patriotic party—all culminating in a colorful fireworks extravaganza at the end of the night.

All of us here at Ladera Texas wish you a wonderful Independence Day! As a leading developer of gated 55+ communities in DFW, Ladera provides the best of lock-and-leave living in the Metroplex’s most desirable locations, including Fort Worth, Mansfield, Prosper, Rockwall, and coming soon to Little Elm. Contact us to learn more about our luxurious, low-maintenance homes and amenities.